Most Read News, June 29 – July 5, 2015

Italian Navy Orders LHD from Fincantieri

Italian Navy placed an order for the construction and equipment of one multipurpose amphibious unit (LHD) with Fincantieri and Finmeccanica.

Three US Navy Vessels Leave Fremantle, Australia

Three US Navy vessels departed Fremantle Port, Australia, after a five-day visit.

Future USS Jackson Completes Acceptance Trials

Austal announced that Littoral Combat Ship 6 (LCS 6), the future USS Jackson, has successfully completed US Navy acceptance trials.

Australian Border Force Receives Another Patrol Boat

The seventh of eight Cape Class Patrol Boats, being supplied to Australian Border Force under a $330 million design, build and in-service support contract by Austal, has been delivered.

Austal Lays Keel for US Navy’s Future USS Manchester

Austal and the U.S. Navy held a keel-laying ceremony yesterday, June 29, for the future USS Manchester (LCS 14), marking the first significant milestone in its construction.