The SUPSHIP Operation Manual (SOM) describes the mission, functions, responsibilities, organizational structure, and common business operations of the Supervisors of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIPs). The SOM is primarily intended for use as an online, quick reference desk guide which is extensively hyperlinked to reference documents and websites.
The links below enable viewing or downloading the complete SOM, individual chapters, or SOM-related documents. Downloading the entire SOM enables offline use and the ability to search content across the full document. Revision dates are recorded by individual chapter and the revision date of the complete SOM reflects the most recent change to any chapter.
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Users are encouraged to submit comments, recommend changes, and report errors in the SOM and SOM website by contacting the SOM Manager at 202-781-4012