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Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) 2, the future USNS Choctaw County, conducted builder’s sea trials March 7-8, in Mobile, Ala. The ship, now under construction at Austal USA, is the second ship of the JHSV class. Builder’s trials are a significant step in the construction and delivery of a ship to the fleet and are [...]
Military Sealift Command accepted delivery of the Navy’s first joint high-speed vessel at Austal Shipyard in Mobile, Ala., Dec. 5. USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), a joint high-speed vessel, or JHSV, is designed for rapid intra-theater transport of troops and military equipment. MSC will own and operate Spearhead and the eight other JHSVs that are under [...]
The warships & naval vessels market is an established defence sector, but one that offers considerable opportunities to exploit. Despite the decrease of defence spending in the West, the market continues to be driven by other factors. The withdrawal from Iraq and Afghanistan shifts the focus to modernisation of neglected fleets. Also the changing nature [...]
Austal invites you to visit us at two defence exhibitions being held during the last week in October. Reflecting its global activities, Austal will have a major presence at both Euronaval, held in France, and Coastal Surveillance, held in Singapore. Euronaval Austal will be showcasing its ships, systems and support offerings on its stand at [...]
The fourth littoral combat ship was christened Coronado during a ceremony at Austal USA Shipyard in Mobile, Ala., Jan. 14. Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development & Acquisition, Sean Stackley, delivered the principal address at the ceremony, and Susan Ring Keith served as the ship’s sponsor. “Today’s ceremony is a testament to the [...]
The US Navy has exercised contract options funding Austal’s acquisition of long lead-time material associated with the construction of two additional 103-metre Joint High Speed Vessels (JHSV). Austal was awarded the initial contract to design and build the first 103 metre JHSV in November 2008. The contract included options for nine additional vessels to be [...]