Austal USA secures A$62m LCS contract modification


Austal’s US arm has been awarded a A$62,700,000 contract modification by the United States Department of Defense to a previously awarded Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) contract.

Austal said the contract modification exercises options for LCS Class design services, material to support LCS Class design services and the US Navy’s Integrated Data Product Model Environment (IDPME).Austal USA secures A$62m LCS contract modificationAustal USA secures A$62m LCS contract modification

Under the revised agreement, the company will provide LCS Class design services to all LCS ships and services may include program management, fitting out services, change processing, software maintenance, engineering and lifecycle efforts.

Austal, which will also maintain an IDPME that shall enable Navy access to enterprise LCS data management, said the work is expected to be complete by June 2021.

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