Austal delivers its 12th LCS to US Navy

Perth international shipbuilder Austal today announced the delivery of its twelfth Independence class littoral combat ship (LCS) to the US Navy. Built at the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, the future USS Oakland (LCS-24) (pictured), is a 127 metre long aluminium trimaran multi-purpose warship. Five additional LCS’s are under various stages of construction at Mobile.…