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.
Tag Archives : Littoral Combat Ship
24 Aug 2020
Lockheed Martin press release Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 21, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul, completed ...
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.
02 Jul 2020
The U.S. Navy is looking to decommission 8 vessels in 2021. Pending approval from Congress, the plan would see the first four Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) being mothballed.
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.
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.
14 May 2020
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) Expands Support to U.S. Navy Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Combat System through $40 Million Contract
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.
10 Mar 2020
Lockheed Martin received an Office of Naval Research (ONR) contract to integrate a prototype Layered Laser Defense (LLD) weapon system aboard a U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS).