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  • 30 October 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Engine manufacturer Fairbanks Morse announced it has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) that will power the US Navy’s first Flight II San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship LPD 30. The US Navy awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a $165.5 million contract for LPD […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a $165.5 million advance procurement contract to provide long-lead-time material and advance construction activities for LPD 30. LPD 30 will be the first Flight II landing platform in the San Antonio-class. “This is a significant milestone as we embark toward a new flight of […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a USD 1.5 billion fixed-price-incentive modification to a previously awarded contract for the procurement of the detail design and construction of amphibious transport dock LPD 31. Announced on April 3, the contract was awarded by the US Naval Sea Systems Command. The ship will be the […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navvy’s first San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship to be built in the Flight II configuration will be named in honor of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. While being the first in this configuration, future USS Harrisburg (LPD 30) will be the 14th ship in its class. LPD 30 will also be the second US Navy […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division recently started fabrication of the US Navy’s newest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock Harrisburg (LPD 30). The start of fabrication signifies that the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. The ship will be the 14th in the San Antonio class and the first Flight II LPD. […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Provider of power solutions Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a purchase order by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines that will power the US Navy’s newest landing platform/dock ship, LPD 31.

  • 27 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a $1.47 billion contract for the detail design and construction of the amphibious transport dock LPD 30. The ship will be the 14th in the San Antonio class and the first Flight II LPD. LPD 30 is the evolution of the […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has officially started fabrication of the 13th San Antonio-class ship, the future USS Richard M. McCool, Jr. (LPD-29), at its shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The start of fabrication signifies that the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. “We are excited to commence fabrication on the 13th and final ship of […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Authorities

    The US Navy intends to start replacing its four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, with newer platforms in 2020, the US 6th Fleet has announced. The navy did not disclose which ships would be stationed in Spain to replace USS Porter (DDG 78), USS Ross (DDG 71), USS Carney (DDG 64), and […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyers USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) and USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) docked in Tomakomai, Japan, on February 4 for a taste of Japanese culture.   Namely, the ships’ staff, accompanied by Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and local citizens will take part in the annual Sapporo Ice Festival. […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Training & Education

    USS Kid (DDG-100), an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy, docked in Sydney Harbour for a three-day visit. This is an inaugural visit for the Aegis destroyer and it comes in anticipation of the arrival of Australian Navy Air Warfare Destroyers (AWD), which will be armed with Aegis Combat System as well. To […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US shipbuilder Huntington Ingals Industries authenticated the keel of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29) on Friday, April 12. Ship’s Co-sponsors Shana McCool and Kate Oja declared the keel to be “truly and fairly laid.” LPD 29 is the first US Navy ship named in honor of Richard M. […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Equipment & technology

    The Boeing Co. has received a $16.7 million  contract for the production of gigabit Ethernet data multiplex systems for the DDG modernization program, new ship construction, Aegis Ashore Systems, additional hardware and the repair of units during installation and checkout. Gigabit Ethernet Data Multiplex System (GEDMS) is a data transfer network that provides a highly […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado live-fired a Harpoon block 1C missile beyond the ship’s visual range, aided by the embarked MQ-8B Fire Scout and the MH-60S Seahawk helicopter. The US 7th Fleet said the firing took place off the coast of Guam on August 22, with the missile striking a surface target at […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander Janice G. Smith became the first immigrant of Jamaican descent to command a destroyer when she assumed command of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) during a ceremony held at Naval Station Norfolk, May 2. Smith, from Morris Hall District, Saint Catherine, Jamaica West Indies, relieved Cmdr. Russel B. Sanchez, from Clarksville, […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Vessels

    The US Navy’s future amphibious transport dock ship USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) was successfully launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Division shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi on March 28. Lauderdale is the navy’s 12th San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ship. On March 7, 2020, the ship was transferred from the land level […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) successfully executed the first live-fire over-the-horizon missile test using a Harpoon Block IC missile, July 19, during the Navy’s Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise. The test event validated the operation of the Harpoon missile aboard a littoral combat ship and provided the necessary engineering data to support […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Providence (SSN 719) was presented the prestigious Navy Unit Commendation (NUC) at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, June 7. The award recognized Providence’s participation in flawlessly executing Operation Odyssey Dawn (OOD) in 2011. OOD was a U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and U.S. Sixth Fleet-led operation that enforced […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fleet recently surpassed 15,000 flight hours, marking a major milestone for the program.   “Flying 15,000 hours itself demonstrates that the program is maturing, but what I think is even more impressive is the fact that operational F-35s accounted for more than half of those flight hours,” said J.D. McFarlan, […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Equipment & technology

    For the first time, the US Navy and Boeing flew an F/A-18 Super Hornet equipped with an Infrared Search & Track (IRST) Block II pod in late 2019. IRST Block II is a critical component of the Block III Super Hornet. The Block III conversion will include enhanced network capability, longer range with conformal fuel […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries has officially started fabrication of the first “Flight III” Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer, the future USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125). The ceremony took place May 7 after shipbuilders at Ingalls Industries cut the first 100 tons of steel. “The start of fabrication on a new destroyer is always […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Company, the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Air Force have begun Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) integration activities on the F-35, F/A-18E/F, and F-16 aircrafts.   Preliminary SDB II fit checks and pit tests have been completed on the F-35, supporting the Joint Strike Fighter’s ability to carry eight SDB IIs internally. Following […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) returned to Naval Station Norfolk Sep. 13th after an eight-and a half-month deployment to the 6th Fleet area of responsibility. Mahan traveled more than 42,391 nautical miles under the leadership of Cmdr. Adam Aycock, then Cmdr. Zoah Scheneman, who in May became the ship’s commanding officer. The crew […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a contract modification to incorporate the “Flight III” upgrades to the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided missile destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125). The ship is the fifth of five destroyers the company was originally awarded in June 2013. DDG 51 Flight III will […]

  • 11 March 2011
    Training & Education

      The U.S. Navy conducted a successful test flight March 1 of a Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) built by Lockheed Martin . The Navy launched the unarmed missile from the submerged submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) in the Pacific Ocean. This test marked the 135th consecutive successful test flight of the D5 […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101, the U.S. Navy’s first F-35C Lightning II carrier variant aircraft squadron, completed its first flight Aug. 14 in its new aircraft at the squadron’s home at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The 1.3 hour flight was made by VFA-101 naval aviator Lt. Cmdr. Chris Tabert. The flight followed a decision […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has conducted four successful test flights of the Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missiles built by Lockheed Martin. The U.S. Navy launched the unarmed missiles Sept. 10 and 12 in the Atlantic Ocean from a submerged Ohio-class submarine home-ported at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia. This event marked the 145th, 146th, […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Interstate Electronics Corp. has won a USD 8.9 million modification under previously awarded contract aimed at providing technical support to flight test instrumentation systems intended for Trident II flight tests.   Under the modification, the contractor will exercise option line items for a new technology refresh of the C-Band Pulse Doppler Radar (RADAR-C) Transmitter and […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Members of Congress and the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) commander were aboard the USS Kentucky when the U.S. Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) conducted a successful test flight of a Trident II D5 missile, November 7. The D5 missile test flight was conducted to obtain valid reliability, accuracy and performance factors for use by the […]