The Navy’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget request of $205.6 billion is an increase of $9.5 billion (4.6%) from the FY19 enacted budget, According to the Navy’s Budget Highlights book, ship depot maintenance
JANUARY 24, 2019 —Austal USA LLC, Mobile, AL, has been awarded a $16,322,000 order against a previously awarded Navy contract to provide engineering, management, and production services in support of prefabrication efforts,
DECEMBER 10, 2018 — Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 15, the future USS Billings, has completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan, the ship’s final significant milestone before delivery. LCS 15 is the eighth
AUGUST 8, 2018 – General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME, is being awarded a $33,592,059 modification to a previously awarded Navy contract to exercise Option Year Four for the accomplishment of
AUGUST 5, 2018 — Two vessel’s built at Austal USA’s Mobile, AL, shipyard have completed Navy acceptance trials within days of each other. On August 3, NAVSEA reported that the Navy’s 10th
MAY 31, 2018 — Littoral Combat Ship 11, the future USS Sioux City, has completed acceptance trials in the waters of Lake Michigan. LCS 11 is the sixth Freedom-variant LCS designed and
MAY 5, 2018 — The U.S. Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Cincinnati (LCS 20), today at a ceremony at Austal USA, in Mobile, AL.
APRIL 26, 2018 — The House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Seapower & Projection Forces is meeting today to mark up its proposal for the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act
FEBRUARY 25, 2018 —The U.S. Navy’s newest Expeditionary Fast Transport, the USNS Burlington (EPF 10), was christened yesterday at a ceremony at Austal USA’s shipyard in Mobile, AL. Austal USA was awarded the contract
FEBRUARY 4, 2018 — The U.S. Navy commissioned the USS Omaha (LCS 12), its newest Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), on Saturday, February 3, at the Broadway pier in San Diego, CA.