Lockheed Martin Breaks Ground on Missile Facility in Alabama

Lockheed Martin is investing in innovation, celebrating a milestone marking continued growth, and advancing capability in North Alabama at its Huntsville campus, as the company broke ground on a new facility today. The Missile System Integration Lab (MSIL) facility will initially be used exclusively for development within Lockheed Martin’s Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) program, based in Huntsville and supporting the…

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Austal Awarded T-EPF 16 Construction Contract

Austal USA announced today that it was awarded a $230.5 million contract for the detail design and construction of EPF 16, the Navy’s newest Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) ship. Austal USA has successfully delivered 12 EPFs, on schedule and on budget. Three additional EPF’s are currently under construction. EPFs have demonstrated their operational capability to conduct a variety of missions…

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AUSTAL USA Opens Steel Shipbuilding Yard in Mobile

Austal Limited is pleased to announce that Austal USA has officially opened the company’s new state-of-the-art steel shipbuilding facility in Mobile, Alabama, enabling the simultaneous production of both aluminium and steel hulled ships. The ceremony celebrating the opening of the 11,000 square metre manufacturing facility was supported by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, United States Congressman Jerry Carl, Representative for Alabama’s…

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Austal Breaks Ground on Steel Shipbuilding Yard

March 29, 2021 – Austal Limited is pleased to announce that construction has officially commenced on Austal USA’s new steel shipbuilding facility, in Mobile, Alabama. Austal USA hosted a ceremony at the company’s shipyard on Friday 26th March 2021, to mark the start of construction of a new steel shipbuilding facility that will provide the capability to meet increasing demand…

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Navy Identifies Aircrew in Southern Alabama Crash

October 25, 2020 – The U.S. Navy has identified the two-person aircrew killed in a crash Friday in Foley, Alabama, as U.S. Navy Lt. Rhiannon Ross, 30 years old from Wixom, Michigan, and U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett, 24 years old from Weddington, North Carolina. A U.S. Navy T-6B Texan II trainer aircraft crashed in a residential area of…

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USNS Newport Completes Integrated Sea Trials

August 3, 2020 – The U.S. Navy’s twelfth Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel, USNS Newport (T-EPF 12), successfully competed Integrated Sea Trials, July 30. Integrated Trials combine Builder’s and Acceptance Trials, allowing for the shipyard to demonstrate to the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey the operational capability and mission readiness of all the ship’s systems during a single underway…

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