United States


Austal USA is honored to be prime contractor of several major U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard shipbuilding programs: the Coast Guard's Herritage-class Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) and the Navy's TAGOS-25 ocean surveillance ship, Landing Craft Utility (LCU) vessel, Expeditionary Medical Ship (EMS), Auxilliary Floating Dry Dock Medium (AFDM),  Navajo-class towing, salvage and rescue ship (T-ATS), Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), and the Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF). Austal is also building modules for the Virginia- and Columbia-class submarine programs and aircraft elevators for the Ford-class aircraft carriers.

The ships that Austal has delivered to the Navy have played integral roles in several major national and international Navy and Marine exercises, humanitarian relief efforts and celebrations including:

  • Hurricane Irma & Hurricane Maria Humanitarian Relief Effort - USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1)
  • Africa Partnership Station – USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1)
  • Southern Partnership Station – USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1)
  • Continuing Promise - USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1), USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10)
  • Saharan Express - USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1)
  • UNITAS - USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1)
  • International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCEX) – USNS Choctaw County (T-EPF 2)
  • Operation Bold Alligator – USNS Choctaw County (T-EPF 2)
  • Baltimore Fleet Week - USNS Choctaw County (T-EPF 2)
  • Balikatan - USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3)
  • Pacific Partnership - USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4)
  • Maryland Fleet Week - USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7)
  • International Seapower Symposium - USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7)
  • Mediterranean Sea refugee rescue - USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7)
  • New York City Fleet Week - USNS Yuma (T-EPF 8)
  • Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) - USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3), USS Coronado (LCS 4)
  • Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) – USS Independence (LCS 2), USS Coronado (LCS 4), USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3), USS Tulsa (LCS 16)
  • San Francisco Fleet Week - USS Coronado (LCS 4)
  • Portland Fleet Week - USS Jackson (LCS 6)
  • Western Pacific deployment  - USS Coronado (LCS 4), USS Jackson (LCS 6), USS Montgomery (LCS 8), USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), USS Omaha (LCS 12), USS Tulsa (LCS 16), USS Charleston (LCS 18), and USS Mobile (LCS 26)