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What We Do

What We Do

Austal USA is a ship manufacturer headquartered in Mobile, Ala. with service centers in San Diego and Singapore.  With the addition of the most modern steel panel line in the shipbuilding industry, Austal USA’s modern facility is capable of supporting the manufacture of both aluminum and steel ships.  Austal USA leverages a moving module production line and strict adherence to lean manufacturing principles to consistently deliver on-schedule and on-budget.  Austal USA is currently under contract to build the Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF), and the Navajo-class Towing, Salvage and Rescue ships (T-ATS) and is supporting Navy unmanned vessel programs leveraging its advanced machinery control system. Austal USA’s service business has services contracts for the global support of both LCS variants.  Austal USA has acquired a waterfront facility in San Diego that will include the capability to drydock small combatants and similar sized ships. Earning safety excellence awards the last six consecutive years, Austal USA continues to be one of the safest shipyards in America.