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

Austal USA Gets $58M Contract for 13th Navy Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel Materials - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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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Lurssen Picked for $3B Australian Offshore Patrol Vessel Construction Project

Lurssen Picked for $3B Australian Offshore Patrol Vessel Construction Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Australian government has selected Germany-based shipbuilding company Lurssen as the prime contractor on a potential $3 billion contract to design and build up to 12 offshore patrol vessels. Australia’s defense department said Friday the OPV construction project will be performed by Australian workers in the country’s shipyards using locally-sourced steel. …

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Austal to Perform LCS Engineering Assessment Under Navy Contract Modification

Austal to Perform LCS Engineering Assessment Under Navy Contract Modification - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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

Austal Hands Over 5th Independence-Variant LCS to Navy; David Singleton Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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

Austal USA to Support Jackson LCS Shock Trials Under Navy Contract Modification - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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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