USS Tulsa (LCS-16) launched on March 15, 2017. Austal USA photo.
This post has been updated to include additional information on Austal USA’s financial history with the Littoral Combat Ship program.
Federal agents visited Littoral Combat Ship manufacturer Austal USA in its Mobile, Ala., shipyard as part of an unspecified investigation involving the U.S. Navy, according to local media. Read More
The following is a U.S. Navy video of USS Jackson (LCS-6) undergoing shock trials in June, released on Sept. 14, 2016. Read More
USS Jackson (LCS 6) successfully completed the first of three scheduled full ship shock trials June 10. US Navy photo.
Littoral Combat Ship USS Jackson (LCS-6) successfully completed the first of three scheduled full ship shock trial blasts on June 10, the Navy announced today. Read More
Littoral Combat Ship USS Jackson (LCS-6). Austal USA Photo
Two more Littoral Combat Ships will be homeported in San Diego once they are commissioned into the Navy next summer. Read More