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December 11, 2020
Austal USA Sets Record for Toys for Tots Giving
MOBILE, Ala. – Austal USA set a new company record yesterday during its annual Toys for Tots toy drive supporting the Salvation Army, U.S. Marine Corps., and our local communities in Mobile, Ala. and San Diego, Calif. Understanding the challenges posed by operating in a COVID-19 environment, Austal...
December 9, 2020
Austal USA Delivers the Future USS Mobile (LCS 26) to the U.S. Navy
Austal USA delivered its fourth ship of 2020 to the U.S. Navy here today - the future USS Mobile, the 13th Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS). Mobile (LCS 26) is one of 16 ships Austal has delivered to the Navy over the last five years. “We’re especially excited for Mobile to join the...
October 12, 2020
MOBILE (LCS 26) Third Austal-Built Navy Ship to Complete Acceptance Trials in 2020
MOBILE, Ala. – The future USS Mobile (LCS 26) successfully completed acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico Sept. 25. LCS 26 is the third Austal-built ship for the U.S. Navy to complete acceptance trials in 2020. “I am proud of how the Austal team has come together again, in the middle of this...
September 11, 2020
Austal USA Completes Purchase of Land, Buildings, and Dry Dock in Mobile, Alabama
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA today completed the purchase of waterfront land, buildings, and an existing dry dock along the Mobile River previously owned by World Marine of Alabama, an indirect subsidiary of Modern American Recycling and Repair Services of Alabama (M.A.R.R.S.). The purchase enhances...
September 8, 2020
Austal USA Teams up with Mobile Fire Rescue
The shrill alarm sounded just before break and as Austal USA’s employees quickly evacuated the module manufacturing facility (MMF) for a surprise fire drill last week, they were greeted by Mobile Fire Rescue. Sixteen Austal employees teamed up with 30 of Mobile’s finest fire and rescue team members...
September 3, 2020
Austal Delivers 12th EPF – USNS Newport – to U.S. Navy
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA delivered the Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) ship USNS Newport (EPF 12) to the U.S. Navy at the company’s headquarters here, Sep. 2.  Newport is the 22nd surface ship Austal USA has delivered to the US Navy in seven years, including three this year. The Spearhead-class...
August 29, 2020
The Future USS Savannah (LCS 28) is Christened at Austal USA
MOBILE, Ala. – A small audience of dignitaries celebrated the christening of the future USS Savannah (LCS 28) today at Austal’s advanced ship manufacturing facility. Savannah is the 14th of 19 small surface combatants Austal USA has under contract with the U.S. Navy. “Austal is honored to christen...
August 4, 2020
Austal USA’s Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) 12 Successfully Completes Sea Trials, Ready for Delivery
Austal USA and the Navy’s Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) program successfully completed integrated trials on the future USNS Newport (EPF 12), in the Gulf of Mexico.  The ship is now ready to be delivered to the Navy.   “I can’t begin to express how proud I am of the success of our team and...
June 29, 2020
South Alabama Manufacturing Industry Rallies to Support Local Health Care Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Mobile, Ala. – A team of South Alabama’s largest industrial employers have adjusted manufacturing efforts from delivering global goods to producing local medical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Global manufacturing companies Austal USA, Airbus, and AM/NS Calvert, all with operations in Mobile...
June 29, 2020
Austal USA Delivers Twelfth Independence-Variant Littoral Combat Ship to the U.S. Navy
MOBILE, Ala. – Austal USA delivered its 12th Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) to the U.S. Navy on June 26, 2020. The future USS Oakland (LCS 24) is the second ship delivered by Austal USA to the Navy in 2020. “We’re so excited to deliver Oakland to the fleet,” Austal USA President...