Other Defence vessels designed and built by Austal include the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) for the United States Navy and the Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) (formerly the Joint High Speed Vessel) for the United States Navy, both of which were built by Austal USA. For more information on Austal USA shipbuilding operations follow this link.Who is the largest ship builder in Australia?
Austal is the Australian shipbuilder and global defence Prime contractor with industry leading capabilities in the development of both defence and commercial vessel platforms. Since 1988, Austal has been designing, constructing and supporting commercial vessels (including passenger ferries, vehicle passenger ferries,...Where are Australia's defence vessels built?
Austal’s defence vessels are developed by highly qualified, experienced naval engineers and designers utilising the very latest in naval architecture systems and constructed in industry leading shipbuilding facilities in Mobile, Alabama and Henderson, Western Australia.Where was the first Austal littoral combat ship built?
It is now operating with the fleet at its current location in Norfolk, Virginia. LCS-2 was the first ship built by Austal USA for the US Navy and the Navy's first trimaran Littoral Combat Ship. It is the first naval warship constructed in Mobile, Alabama since World War II.