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June 29, 2015
Austal hosts keel laying for new Littoral Combat Ship Manchester (LCS 14)
MOBILE, Alabama, - Austal and the U.S. Navy held a keel-laying ceremony today for the future USS Manchester (LCS 14), marking the first significant milestone in its construction. This ship is the fifth Independence variant littoral combat ship (...
June 14, 2015
Austal hosts christening of new Littoral Combat Ship
LCS 10 is the third U.S. Navy vessel to be christened at Austal’s Mobile, Alabama shipyard in 2015. Austal joined the Honorable Gabrielle Giffords, her husband, retired Navy captain Mark Kelly, and ship’s sponsor Dr. Jill Biden in...
June 14, 2015
"Austal sends newest warship into action," The West Australian, June 15
Click this link to view the article published in The West Australian. Christening Ceremony of USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10)
June 14, 2015
"US shows faith: Australian shipbuilders can rule the waves," The Australian, June 15
Click the following link to view the article published in The Australian. "US shows faith: Australian shipbuilders can rule the waves" The Australian June 15 2015 Christening Ceremony of USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10)  
May 27, 2015
Austal Finalises Agreement With General Dynamics Bath Iron Works For Littoral Combat Ship Planning Yard Design Services Contract
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Austal USA and General Dynamics Bath Iron Works have executed a sub-contract for Littoral Combat Ship Planning Yard Design Services. This was previously announced as a teaming...
April 16, 2015
Austal USA Awarded LCS Contract For Post Shakedown Availability Support
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a US$11,038,412 cost-plus-award-fee order against the previously awarded Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) N00024-15-G-2304 to provide engineering and management services...
April 1, 2015
U.S. Navy funds two further littoral combat ships, with option added for a third
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that construction of two additional Littoral Combat Ships has been funded by the U.S. Navy. The vessels, LCS 22 and LCS 24, will be the ninth and tenth Independence-variant Littoral Combat...
March 15, 2015
Austal USA Awarded LCS Contract For Class Services Support
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is to be awarded a US$6,502,918 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-2301) to exercise an option for special studies, analyses and review efforts for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program....
February 24, 2015
Austal Launches Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) - Second U.S. Navy Ship Launched at Austal USA In Less Than 6 Months
On February 25, 2015, Austal USA successfully launched the future USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10).  Gabrielle Giffords is the third of ten 127-meter Independence-variant LCS class ships Austal has been contracted to build for the U.S. Navy as...
February 17, 2015
Austal Commemorates Keel Laying for USS Omaha (LCS 12)
  On February 18, 2015, Austal and the Navy held a keel-laying ceremony for the future USS Omaha (LCS 12), the fourth Independence-variant LCS class ship built at Austal under the 10-ship, $3.5 billion block buy contract awarded to Austal as...

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