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For all the latest information on Austal’s global operations and activity, we invite you to review these latest Media Releases.

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July 29, 2018
GOVERNMENT OF TRINIDAD & TOBAGO ANNOUNCES FUTURE ACQUISITION OF TWO AUSTAL CAPE CLASS PATROL BOATS
Company Announcement 30 July 2018 Government of Trinidad & Tobago announces future acquisition of two Austal Cape Class Patrol Boats    Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to report that the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GORTT) has announced its intention to...
June 26, 2018
AUSTAL AWARDED US$16MILLION CONTRACT FOR ADDITIONAL LCS DESIGN SERVICES
COMPANY ANNOUCEMENT 26 JUNE 2018 Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX: ASB) today announced the United States Department of Defense has awarded Austal USA US$16,303,195 for a cost-plus-fixed fee to a previously awarded contract. The order provides for Littoral Combat Ship class design service, including...
May 29, 2018
AUSTAL LAUNCHES FIRST GUARDIAN CLASS PACIFIC PATROL BOAT
  COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 30 MAY 2018 Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX: ASB) today announced the first of 21 Guardian Class, Pacific Patrol Boats (PPB-R) has been launched just two years after the contract was awarded, keeping with the schedule and budget for the project. The first vessel is scheduled...
May 14, 2018
AUSTAL INVESTS IN MAJOR COMMERCIAL SHIPBUILDING EXPANSION
    COMPANY ANNOUCEMENT 14 MAY 2018 Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX: ASB) is pleased to announce that it has finalised the details of its previously announced investment of up to US$30 million for capacity expansion. This investment will be focused in the Company’s commercial shipbuilding facilities...
May 13, 2018
AUSTAL STATEMENT ON OPV PROGRAM
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 11 MAY 2018 AUSTAL STATEMENT ON OPV PROGRAM   AUSTAL (ASX:ASB) acknowledges the announcement by Luerssen for the Commonwealth’s SEA 1180, Offshore Patrol Vessel Program. "We are grateful to the Government for the continuous support and endorsement they have provided to Austal...
May 6, 2018
AUSTAL HOSTS CHRISTENING FOR LCS 20
  MEDIA RELEASE 7 MAY, 2018 Austal (ASX: ASB) today announced the christening of the Independence Class Littoral Combat Ship 20 (LCS 20), the future USS Cincinnati. The ceremony was held in Austal’s state-of-the-art Mobile ship manufacturing facility. The USS Cincinnati will be the tenth of 15...
May 4, 2018
AUSTAL DESIGNED & BUILT PASSENGER EXPRESS 56 CHRISTENED “HALUNDER JET” FOR THE FRS GROUP
AUSTAL (ASX:ASB) executives Wayne Murray, President Austal Philippines and Ben Marland, Vice President Sales & Marketing joined FRS executives, Götz Becker, Jan Kruse, and Birte Dettmers in Hamburg, Germany to celebrate the official christening of the latest vessel to join the FRS fleet. The...
May 4, 2018
AUSTAL TO ACQUIRE ELECTRAWATCH INC.
  COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 2 MAY 2018 AUSTAL (ASX: ASB) is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to buy ElectraWatch Inc., a United States based aluminum non-destructive testing technology company. Key Highlights: Austal has agreed to acquire 100% of ElectraWatch Inc. for an all cash...
April 30, 2018
AUSTAL USA DELIVERS EIGHTH INDEPENDENCE-VARIANT LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP TO THE U.S. NAVY
    COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 1 MAY 2018 AUSTAL (ASX: ASB) today delivered its eighth Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) to the U.S. Navy. The future USS Tulsa (LCS 16) is the second Austal designed and built LCS delivered to the Navy this year and will be the thirteenth LCS to enter the...
April 18, 2018
AUSTAL FINALISES CONTRACT WITH GOVERNMENT FOR TWO ADDITIONAL PACIFIC PATROL BOATS FOR TIMOR LESTE
  COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 18 APRIL 2018 AUSTAL (ASX: ASB) today confirmed the contract for two Guardian Class Patrol Boats (Pacific Patrol Boats) for Timor Leste. The additional contract is worth A$29.7 million and increases the total program from 19 to 21 vessels. The potential for the extension to...

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