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Austal USA-Led Team Delivers Omaha LCS to Navy

An Austal USA-led team has delivered the sixth of Independence-class littoral combat ship to the U.S. Navy for mine countermeasures, anti-submarine and surface warfare missions. The Navy said Monday its acceptance of USS Omaha represents the final milestone before the military branch commissions the new warship in early 2018. USS Omaha will be …

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Austal to Perform LCS Engineering Assessment Under Navy Contract Modification

Austal's U.S. arm has received a potential one-year, $36.6 million contract modification to conduct special studies and provide core-class services for the U.S. Navy's Littoral Combat Ship program. Austal USA will evaluate production and engineering challenges, analyze alternate processes, test technology candidates and assess schedule and cost risks under the …

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Austal, Navy to Christen ‘Tulsa’ Littoral Combat Ship; Sean Stackley Comments

Austal‘s U.S. subsidiary will host a christening ceremony Saturday for the U.S. Navy‘s future Independence-variant littoral combat ship at the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. The USS Tulsa, designated LCS 16, is the second Navy ship that honors the same-named city in Oklahoma and built to support the service branch’s near-shore environment and open-ocean operations. Tulsa …

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Austal Hands Over 5th Independence-Variant LCS to Navy; David Singleton Comments

Austal USA has handed over its fifth Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship to the U.S. Navy during a ceremony at the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. The company said Monday USS Gabrielle Giffords was designed in Australia and constructed at Austal’s Alabama module manufacturing facility. “Gabrielle Giffords joins Independence, Coronado, Jackson and …

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Austal USA to Support Jackson LCS Shock Trials Under Navy Contract Modification

The U.S. subsidiary of Austal has received an $11.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to plan and conduct repairs to any damage the company-built USS Jackson littoral combat ship will sustain during full ship shock trials. Austal USA will also help remove FSST test equipment and instrumentation after the tests under the modification, the …

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Austal USA Delivers ‘Montgomery’ Littoral Combat Ship to Navy

Austal USA formally turned over the USS Montgomery littoral combat ship to the U.S. Navy at a ceremony held Thursday at the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. The Navy said Friday Montgomery, which is scheduled to be commissioned in September,  will be the military branch’s seventh LCS and fourth ship of its Independence class. Capt. Tom Anderson, the Navy’s LCS …

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