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  • 8 January 2021
    Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has officially started fabrication of the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer Jeremiah Denton (DDG 129).

  • 25 November 2020
    Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’s (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has been awarded a contract modification from General Dynamics Electric Boat in support of construction on the first two Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines, Columbia (SSBN 826).

  • 3 November 2020
    Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has received an undefinitized contract award from the US Navy to shift the delivery strategy for the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) from a two-phase delivery to a single phase.

  • 1 July 2020
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $936 million contract for the construction of an additional Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Flight III destroyer for the US Navy.

  • 18 June 2020
    Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a third contract modification from the US Navy for $145 million to provide long-lead-time material and advance procurement activities for amphibious assault ship LHA 9.

  • 6 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $187.46 million advance procurement contract from the US Navy to provide long-lead-time material and advance procurement activities for future amphibious assault ship LHA 9. “This contract allows us to maintain the health of our critical nationwide shipbuilding supplier base while continuing our serial production of large-deck […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Vessels

    On April 24, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to the US Navy. Prior to delivery, the ship successfully conducted a series of at-sea and pier-side trials to demonstrate its material and operational readiness. Delbert D. Black is scheduled to sail away from the […]

  • 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. […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division officially began fabrication of the US Navy’s new Arleigh Burke­-class (DDG 51) destroyer Ted Stevens (DDG 128) on April 6. The start of fabrication signifies the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. “As we begin this important milestone in the construction of another great warship, we look […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has christened the US Coast Guard’s new national security cutter Stone (WMSL 758). Stone, which is the ninth Legend-class NSC to be built at Ingalls, was christened on February 29, 2020. “Over the last four years, we as a Coast Guard have interdicted 2 million pounds of illicit […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Industry news

    Titan Acquisition Holdings has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) San Diego Shipyard. The shipyard is one of the largest fleet service and repair sites in America, located in the US largest navy port. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the second […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Industry news

    American military shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has entered into an agreement to acquire Hydroid Inc. a provider of advanced marine robotics to the defense and maritime markets and a US-based subsidiary of Norway’s Kongsberg Maritime. In conjunction with the transaction, HII and Kongsberg Maritime are also establishing a strategic alliance to jointly market […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has started fabrication of the US Coast Guard’s tenth Legend-class national security cutter (NSC) Calhoun (WMSL 759). The start of fabrication signifies that the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. “Each new ship in this class has been an exciting opportunity to build on our legacy,” said […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries hosted a keel laying ceremony for the US Navy’s first Flight III destroyer, the future USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125), on November 7. Although the official start of fabrication began in May 2018, authenticating the ship’s keel symbolically recognizes the joining of modular components and represents the ceremonial beginning of […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries launched USCG Stone (WMSL 758), the US Coast Guard’s ninth national security cutter (NSC), on October 4. Stone was launched after a keel-laying ceremony in September 2018. It is scheduled for delivery in fiscal year 2021. Stone’s launch also comes a little over a month after the coast guard held a […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Advance construction of the first in a new generation of US Navy ballistic missile submarines kicked off with a steel-cutting ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division. With the press of a button, a plasma-burning machine cut the first steel plate that will be used to build Columbia (SSBN 826), the lead ballistic […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Vessels

    General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $727.4 million contract modification to continue the procurement of long-lead-time material for Virginia-class submarines. The award provides new funding to an existing contract for long-lead-time material to support construction of Block V submarines. According to HII, the current contract brings the overall contract value […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding held a keel authentication ceremony for the US Navy’s Virginia-class attack submarine New Jersey (SSN 796) on March 25. New Jersey is the 23rd Virginia-class fast attack submarine. Construction began in March 2016 and is about 42 percent complete. The boat is scheduled for delivery to the Navy in […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US shipbuilder Ingalls Shipbuilding held a keel-laying ceremony for the US Navy’s third America-class amphibious warship Bougainville (LHA 8) in Pascagoula, Mississippi, on March 14. Ship’s sponsor Ellyn Dunford declared the keel “truly and fairly laid” after her initials were welded onto a plate. Traditionally, keel laying marks the first step in ship construction. However, […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’s Newport News Shipbuilding a $228.m million contract modification to purchase additional long lead time material to be used for the construction of Enterprise (CVN 80). Long lead time materials contracts allow the shipbuilder to purchase parts and equipment in advance and thereby speed up […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division two fixed-price incentive contracts for the construction of additional two National Security Cutters. The contract values for the a 10th and 11th ships in the program are $468.75 million for NSC 10 and $462.13 million for NSC 11. “This additional funding for two NSCs […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries has launched the 18th Virginia-class submarine Delaware (SSN 791) at its Newport News Shipbuilding division. During a three-day process that began last Wednesday, the 7,800-ton submarine was moved out of a construction facility and into a floating dry dock using a transfer car system. The floating dry dock was submerged, […]