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.
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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).
23 Jun 2020
The United States Department of Defense, in support of US Navy Shipbuilding Industrial Base, has announced a US$50 million Defense Production Act Title III Agreement (DPA Agreement) with Austal USA.
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).
25 May 2020
The future USS Oakland (LCS 24) successfully concluded acceptance trials here May 22, following a series of in-port and underway demonstrations in the Gulf of Mexico.
11 Mar 2020
Austal USA hosted the Hon Marise Payne, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, for the keel laying ceremony of the future USS Canberra (LCS 30) at its Mobile, Ala. shipyard on March 10, 2020.
22 Jan 2020
The USS Gabrielle Giffords crew successfully demonstrated the fully operational Naval Strike Missile (NSM) for the first time at Exercise Pacific Griffin 2019. Using the ship’s integrated combat system, the crew launched the powerful anti-ship cruise missile at a decommissioned ship.
08 Dec 2019
An audience of over a thousand dignitaries, community leaders, and Austal USA employees celebrated the christening of the future USS Mobile (LCS 26) today at Austal’s advanced ship manufacturing facility.
13 Nov 2019
Austal Ltd is pleased to announce that Austal USA has christened the twelfth Spearhead-class Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF), the future USNS Newport (EPF 12), at a ceremony held over the weekend at its state-of-the-art ship manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama.