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Austal Employees Donate To Toys For Tots

Austal Employees Donate To Toys For Tots

December 8, 2023
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Austal USA announced that it joined local U.S. Marine Corps Reserves this week to collect toys from the company’s 3,000-plus employees for the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots Foundation. A two-day donation event netted more than 20 tall boxes of toys, 25 bicycles and more than $2,000 in monetary donations that will directly support…

Austal Lands More Than $100 Million In Contracts

Austal Lands More Than $100 Million In Contracts

September 15, 2023
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Mobile-based Austal USA said the U.S. Navy recently awarded it a $91,535,551 fixed-price incentive and firm-fixed-price type modification to definitize a previously awarded contract for the detail design and construction of three Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1700 class craft. The contract also includes options for nine additional craft and associated support efforts. LCUs are carried…

Austal Hiring Event Coming Up

Austal Hiring Event Coming Up

July 7, 2023
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Mobile-based Austal USA has announced an onsite hiring event at its facility at 100 Austal Way on July 15 at 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Company leaders will be onsite to meet with applicants and discuss a career at Austal. Tours of the facility will be provided to interested attendees. Representatives will be on hand to assist…

Austal Lays Keel

Austal Lays Keel, Begins Work On Elevators

June 23, 2023
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Mobile-based Austal USA recently hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the U.S. Navy’s future USS Pierre (LCS 38) Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). Ship sponsor Larissa Thune Hargens, with the assistance of 13-year Austal veteran A-class welder Hon Tran, authenticated the keel by welding Hargens’ initials into a keel plate that will be welded to the…

Austal Begins Dry Dock Construction

Austal Begins Dry Dock Construction

June 16, 2023
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Austal USA began construction on the U.S. Navy’s Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock Medium (AFDM) at the company’s Gulf Coast ship manufacturing facility in Mobile last week. AFDM is the third program to begin construction at Austal’s steel assembly line following the Navy’s Towing, Salvage, and Rescue 11 and 12 ships, the first two of four…

U.S. Navy Awards Austal Contract Worth Billions

U.S. Navy Awards Austal Contract Worth Billions

May 26, 2023
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Mobile’s Austal USA recently announced it was awarded a contract with a potential value of $3.195 billion for the detail design and construction of up to seven TAGOS-25-class ocean surveillance ships. Austal, as the prime contractor, has teamed with L3Harris Technologies, Noise Control Engineering, TAI Engineering and Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors for execution of the TAGOS…

Austal Launches Two Aluminum Ships

Austal Launches Two Aluminum Ships

March 31, 2023
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Mobile-based Austal USA recently launched two U.S. Navy ships, USNS Cody (Expeditionary Fast Transport [EPF] 14) and the future USS Kingsville (Littoral Combat Ship [LCS] 36), which the shipbuilder said demonstrated the efficiency of its launch process. Both ships are now docked for final outfitting and system activation in preparation for sea trials later this…

Austal Announces New Contracts

Austal Announces New Contracts, Job Fairs

January 27, 2023
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Mobile-based Austal USA has announced newly secured contracts it says further diversify its near-term revenue base, while providing enhanced exposure to significant long-term growth opportunities. The strategic developments have a potential combined value of approximately US$75 million, with some early-stage contracts providing a pathway for potential future awards. Highlights of the agreements include an “undefinitised…

Austal To Build Aluminum Drone Vessel

Austal To Build Aluminum Drone Vessel

September 2, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — Mobile-based Austal USA has announced a partnership with Alameda, California-based Saildrone Inc., under which the shipyard will start building autonomous sail-powered survey vessels as soon as October, AL.com reports. Austal plans to build the Saildrone Surveyor, which will be manufactured exclusively in Mobile, for Saildrone. The Surveyor is an autonomous low-profile research…

Austal Begins Work On Steel Ship

Austal Begins Work On Steel Ship

July 15, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — A ceremony for the first cut of Mobile-based Austal USA’s first steel ship, a Navajo-class towing, salvage and rescue ship being built for the U.S. Navy, took place on July 11. Dave Growden, the company’s vice president of new construction, called it “the next chapter in Austal USA’s history,” AL.com reported. Rear…

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