Austal USA has delivered its 13th Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) to the U.S. Navy...
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04 Nov 2020
US Navy's newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Marinette (LCS 25) successfully launched into the Menominee River on Oct. 31.
04 Oct 2020
The U.S. Navy has announced that USNS Burlington will carry out a proof-of-concept test: The EPF ship will serve as an afloat forward staging base style platform
30 Aug 2020
A small audience of dignitaries celebrated the christening of the future USS Savannah (LCS 28) on 29 August 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.
09 Aug 2020
The U.S. Navy commissioned its 10th Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship, USS St. Louis (LCS 19), on August 8 at Mayport Naval Station, Florida. The vessel was built by Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine.
27 Jun 2020
The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Oakland (LCS 24) June 26 during a ceremony at Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama. Oakland is the 22nd littoral combat ship (LCS) and the 12th ship of the Independence-class built by Austal USA.
24 Jun 2020
Austal USA has been awarded a modification to previously awarded contract with a total potential value of $43,362,000 by the United States Department of Defense. This contract was modified to exercise the options for LCS Class design services, material to support LCS Class design services, and the Integrated Data Product Model Environment (IDPME).
10 Jun 2020
GE Marine announced it has delivered its first new lightweight LM2500 composite gas turbine module to Austal USA for the future USS Santa Barbara (LCS 32).
27 May 2020
The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare System (PEO IWS) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) lethality and survivability upgrades and the Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle (LUSV) combat system.