On July 21, Austal USA delivered the future USS Santa Barbara (LCS 32) to the U.S. Navy. LCS 32 is the 16th Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) delivered by the company.
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28 Jun 2022
MANAMA, Bahrain - USS Sioux City (LCS 11) arrived to Bahrain for a scheduled port visit, June 25, marking the completion of a 10,000-mile journey while becoming the first littoral combat ship to operate in the Middle East.
30 May 2022
USS Sioux City (LCS 11) arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet region on May 28, marking the 1st time an LCS has deployed to the Middle East.
17 May 2022
The U.S. Navy’s Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) USS Montgomery (LCS 8) successfully launched sea-based missiles at a land-based target for the first time during a proof of concept exercise, May 12.
05 May 2022
U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michael Gilday at the CSIS webinar answered a question on the status of the ASW and MCM Mission Modules for the LCS.
24 Feb 2022
Austal USA laid the keel of the future USS Kingsville (LCS 36), an Independence-class littoral combat ship (LCS), during a ceremony at the company's ship manufacturing facility in Alabama on February 23.
24 Nov 2021
Austal USA has been awarded a US$72.5 million (~A$100.4 million) contract by the US Navy to perform maintenance on Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) deployed to the Western Pacific, Indian Ocean, and the countries and ports therein.