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Friday, May 31, 2024
An illustration of Auxiliary General Ocean Surveillance Ship T-AGOS 25 class ocean surveillance ships. Image courtesy Austal USA
Navy

Austal USA Wins $516 Million Contract to Construct Navy Ocean Surveillance Ship

May 31 (Reuters) – Austal Ltd has secured a $516 million contract to construct the lead ship of the United States Navy’s ocean surveillance

May 31, 2024
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Thursday, May 30, 2024
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Defense

Navy Frigate and Coast Guard Polar Icebreaker Face Similar Design Challenges

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – A new U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report details a multitude of missteps of the Navy’s FFG 62 Frigate

May 30, 2024
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Defense

U.S. Navy ‘Botched’ Design Oversight of $22 Billion Frigate, GAO Report Finds

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The US Navy mishandled oversight of a $22 billion frigate program to replace the much-criticized and more vulnerable

May 30, 2024
Total Views: 2265

Friday, April 12, 2024
Congressional Budget Office Estimates Higher Costs for New Navy Landing Ships
Shipbuilding

Congressional Budget Office Estimates Higher Costs for New Navy Landing Ships

The U.S. Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has projected the construction of 18 medium landing ships for the U.S. Navy to cost anywhere from two to three times

April 12, 2024
Total Views: 1781

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Defense

Worker Shortage Hobbles Construction of U.S. Navy Frigates

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The shipyard producing the US Navy’s new frigate has been hobbled by a failure to “achieve engineering and skilled

April 12, 2024
Total Views: 4698

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro visits Hanwha Ocean shipyard in Geoje, Republic of Korea, Feb. 27, 2024. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

Navy Secretary Del Toro Calls for Modernization and Expansion of Domestic Shipbuilding

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Carlos Del Toro underscored the urgent need for modernization and expansion in the domestic shipbuilding industry during his

April 9, 2024
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Tuesday, April 2, 2024
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (Jan 26, 2022) — Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro participates in a media interview during a shipyard tour at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss., Jan. 26, 2022. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Running Behind Schedule

By Mike Stone WASHINGTON, April 2 (Reuters) – Virginia-class submarines, an aircraft carrier and frigates being built for the

April 2, 2024
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Monday, February 26, 2024
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro addresses the audience during the I Marine Expeditionary Force change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Feb. 16, 2024. U.S. Marine Corps photo
Defense

U.S. Navy Secretary Looks to Asia to Revive Shipbuilding at Home

By Nick Wadhams (Bloomberg) — The US needs to revive domestic shipbuilding with increased funding from Congress and investment from overseas, Navy

February 26, 2024
Total Views: 15539

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
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Austal USA Kicks Off Major Shipyard Expansion

Austal USA has kicked off plans to construct a new manufacturing facility, marking a significant expansion of its shipyard capacity in Mobile, Alabama in

February 6, 2024
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Friday, July 14, 2023
NASSCO Delivers Second New Oiler ‘Harvey Milk’ to the U.S. Navy
Defense

NASSCO Delivers Second New Oiler ‘Harvey Milk’ to the U.S. Navy

General Dynamics NASSCO has delivered the future USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206), the second ship in the U.S. Navy’s John Lewis-class fleet oiler program.

July 14, 2023
Total Views: 2280

Friday, June 30, 2023
Ingalls Shipbuilding Delivers First Flight III Destroyer to U.S. Navy
Shipbuilding

Ingalls Shipbuilding Delivers First Flight III Destroyer to U.S. Navy

The US Navy has received its first Flight III destroyer, the USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125), from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding

June 30, 2023
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Monday, June 19, 2023
Austal USA to Build Fifth Navajo-Class Salvage Ship for the U.S. Navy
Shipbuilding

Austal USA to Build Fifth Navajo-Class Salvage Ship for the U.S. Navy

Austal USA has been awarded a fixed-price incentive contract option from the U.S. Navy worth US $71.7 million for the construction of a fifth Navajo-class

June 19, 2023
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Friday, May 26, 2023
Bollinger Launches Navajo-Class Salvage Ship for U.S. Navy
Shipbuilding

Bollinger Launches Navajo-Class Salvage Ship for U.S. Navy

Bollinger Shipyards has launched the lead ship in the U.S. Navy’s new Navajo-Class Towing, Salvage and Rescue Ships (T-ATS). The launch took place last

May 26, 2023
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Friday, May 19, 2023
An illustration of Auxiliary General Ocean Surveillance Ship T-AGOS 25 class ocean surveillance ships. Image courtesy Austal USA
Defense

Austal USA Secures U.S. Navy Contract for New Class of Ocean Surveillance Ships

Mobile, Alabama-based Austal USA has been awarded a significant contract worth up to $3.195 billion by the U.S. Navy. The contract involves the detail design

May 19, 2023
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Friday, January 20, 2023
Will The US Navy’s New Submarine Miss Its Deadline?
Navy

Will The US Navy’s New Submarine Miss Its Deadline?

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) Officials overseeing development of the US Navy’s next-generation submarine to carry nuclear missiles don’t have the

January 20, 2023
Total Views: 8395

Friday, November 25, 2022
Book Review: Heavy Metal, The Inside Story Of US Navy Shipbuilders
Navy

Book Review: Heavy Metal, The Inside Story Of US Navy Shipbuilders

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Today is the busiest shopping day in the United States and, with retail inventories at record levels and the backlog of ships

November 25, 2022
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Sunday, October 23, 2022
Representative Elaine Luria Shipyard
Navy

Top US Shipbuilding Advocate Faces Difficult Election

Representative Elaine Luria (D-VA), a veteran US Navy ship driver who is one of the nation’s strongest advocates for US shipbuilding, is facing stiff

October 23, 2022
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Friday, July 29, 2022
U.S. Navy Takes Delivery of Lead Ship in New Class of Fleet Oilers
Defense

U.S. Navy Takes Delivery of Lead Ship in New Class of Fleet Oilers

The U.S. Navy has taken delivery of the USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), the first ship in a new class of fleet replenishment oilers. The new John Lewis-class T-AOs

July 29, 2022
Total Views: 11239

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
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Defense

U.S. Navy Seeks to Boost Fleet of Large Unmanned Ships

By Mike Stone WASHINGTON, July 26 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy sees its future fleet comprised of more than 350 manned ships and about 150 unmanned

July 26, 2022
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Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Navy Risks Blowback in Bid to Scrap $5 Billion of Troubled Ships
Defense

Navy Risks Blowback in Bid to Scrap $5 Billion of Troubled Ships

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) –The US Navy wants to scrap nine of 16 Littoral Combat Ships built by Lockheed Martin Corp. well short of their projected

May 11, 2022
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