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February 22, 2019
Austal USA to Hire Hundreds in 2019
Due to recent contract awards and our expanding post-delivery and service business unit, Austal USA is rapidly increasing its hiring pace. Austal plans to hire hundreds of employees in 2019. As the largest manufacturer in south Alabama, Austal offers competitive compensation and benefits with a...
February 5, 2019
INDY Variant Littoral Combat Ship 36 and 38 Named USS Kingsville and USS Pierre
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA is excited to learn the Secretary of the Navy has named littoral combat ships 36 and 38. LCS 36 is the USS Kingsville after Kingsville, Texas, and LCS 38 is USS Pierre after the capitol city of South Dakota. The names were revealed this week by the U.S. Navy. The two ships...
January 31, 2019
Indy Variant Littoral Combat Ship 34 Named USS Augusta
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA is excited to learn the name of littoral combat ship 34 is the USS Augusta (LCS 34) after the beautiful city of Augusta, Maine. The name was revealed today by the U.S. Navy and U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King. LCS 34 will be built at Austal USA’s state of the...
January 25, 2019
Austal USA Awarded $16M Post-Delivery Contract Expanding Its Alabama Operations
Mobile, Ala. –the U.S. Navy awarded Austal USA a $16.3 million contract yesterday to perform extended industrial post-delivery availability work at its Mobile, Alabama manufacturing facility – a first for Austal USA and the Navy. Austal USA will perform post-delivery work on Littoral Combat Ship 20...
December 23, 2018
Austal USA Receives US$21M Order for U.S. Navy LCS Post Delivery Service Work
Mobile, Ala. – The United States Department of Defense has awarded Austal USA, as the prime contractor, a $21,070,175 order against a previously awarded Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) to accomplish the Post Shakedown Availability (PSA) execution for the Littoral Combat Ship USS Manchester (LCS 14...
December 17, 2018
Austal USA Awarded LCS 36 and 38
After delivering an unprecedented three Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ships this year, Austal USA was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy today to build two additional LCS for the US Navy fleet – bringing the total to four LCS awarded to Austal USA in 2018. The specific value of each...
December 4, 2018
U.S. Navy Orders Long Lead-Time Material for EPF 14
The U.S. Navy has awarded Austal an undefinitized contract action (UCA), valued at $40.3 million, to fund the acquisition of long lead-time material (LLTM) and production engineering associated with the construction of a 103-meter Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) to be designated EPF 14. Austal...
November 15, 2018
Austal Delivers Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF 10) Burlington to U.S. Navy
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA delivered the Expeditionary Fast Transport ship USNS Burlington (EPF 10) to the U.S. Navy during a ceremony onboard the ship at the company’s headquarters in Mobile, Ala., Nov. 15. This is the fourth ship Austal has delivered to the Navy this year. The EPF program provides...
November 10, 2018
Austal USA Christens USNS Puerto Rico (EPF 11)
MOBILE, Ala. - Austal celebrated the christening of Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) the future USNS Puerto Rico (EPF 11) with a ceremony at its state-of-the-art shipbuilding facility this morning. Puerto Rico is the eleventh of 12 EPFs that Austal has under contract with the U.S. Navy with a...
October 18, 2018
U.S. Navy Orders Material for EPF 13
The U.S. Navy has awarded Austal an undefinitized contract action (UCA), valued at $57.8 million, to fund the acquisition of long lead-time material (LLTM) and production engineering associated with the construction of a 103-meter Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) to be designated EPF 13. Austal...