MOBILE, Alabama. Austal USA has won a fixed-price incentive contract to design and potentially construct up to seven T-AGOS 25 class Auxiliary General Ocean Surveillance Ships for the U.S. Navy, the company announced in a statement. The initial contract value is $113.9 million, but if all options are exercised, the overall contract could be worth up to $3.2 billion.
MOBILE, Alabama. Austal USA has delivered Expeditionary Fast Transport USNS Apalachicola (EPF-13) to the U.S. Navy, the "largest surface ship in the fleet with autonomous capability," the company announced in a statement.
CANBERRA, Australia. Austal Australia will use a decommissioned Armidale-class patrol boat for the test and evaluation of autonomous and remotely operated systems, the company announced in a statement.
AUSTRALIA. Austal Limited has announced that Austal USA has won a $44 million fixed-price, undefinitized contract modification for the design, procurement, production implementation, and demonstration of autonomous capability on Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) 13, USNS Apalachicola.