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Austal USA Gets $58M Contract for 13th Navy Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel Materials

Austal USA has secured a potential $57.9M contract to obtain long lead-time materials needed to build a 13th expeditionary fast transport vessel for the U.S. Navy. The company will also provide production engineering services for the shallow-draft EPF 13 watercraft intended to support intra-theater transport of military personnel and cargo, the Defense Department said …

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Navy Receives Austal USA-Built Charleston LCS

Austal‘s U.S. subsidiary has delivered the USS Charleston littoral combat ship to the U.S. Navy at a ceremony at the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Ala. The delivery marks the third LCS shipment from Austal USA this year, the company said Friday. Charleston is the eighth ship of the Independence variant and 16th LCS slated to …

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Austal USA-Built Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel Completes Navy Acceptance Trials

An expeditionary fast transport vessel Austal USA has built for the U.S. Navy completed acceptance trials Friday following a two-day evaluation conducted by the service branch’s Board of Inspection and Survey in the Gulf of Mexico. INSURV assessed the readiness of USNS Burlington equipment and systems for both dockside and underway operations, the Naval Sea …

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Austal USA Concludes Builder’s Trials of 10th Navy Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel

Austal USA has finished builder’s trials of a 10th Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport vessel the company has constructed for the U.S. Navy. The week-long test occurred at a shipyard in Mobile, Ala., and demonstrated the future USNS Burlington‘s (EPF 10) fire protection equipment, communication and navigational systems, ship propulsion, ride …

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Austal USA Hosts Christening of Navy’s 10th Expeditionary Fast Transport Ship

The 10th expeditionary fast transport ship Austal USA is constructing for the U.S. Navy was christened Saturday at the company’s shipbuilding facility in Alabama. Austal said Saturday the future USNS Burlington is part of a 12-ship contract worth potentially $1.9 billion. The EPF 10 christening ceremony featured Rear Adm. Dee Mewbourne, commander of the Military Sealift Command, as well as …

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