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  • 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, […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    General Dynamics Electric Boat has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding division a $197 million contract modification for long-lead-time material and advance construction activities on the first Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine. The advance procurement funds will be used to purchase major components and commodity material and to begin advance construction on Columbia (SSBN 826). Newport News is […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has completed the sale of HII’s Avondale facility to Avondale Marine, a joint venture between terminal operator T.P. Host and real estate firm Hilco Redevelopment Partners. As part of cost-saving measures, HII announced in 2010 the decision to close the facility, seeking a strategic solution for its redevelopment. HII also considered […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a $97 million fixed-price contract to purchase long-lead materials for an 11th National Security Cutter (NSC). The advance procurement funds will be used to purchase major components for NSC 11, such as steel, the main propulsion systems, generators, electrical switchboards and major castings. […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division authenticated the keel of National Security Cutter Stone (WMSL 758) in a ceremony on September 14. Stone is the ninth Legend-class cutter built at Ingalls for the US Coast Guard. Laura Cavallo, the great niece of the namesake, will serve as the ship’s sponsor. The ship is named in […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US shipbuilder Ingalls Industries (HII) has been awarded an advance planning contract for the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of the US Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). As informed, the RCOH is scheduled to begin in January 2021. The contract, which is initially funded for one year and has a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) on July 13. “We are proud to have DDG 121 one step closer to completion and look forward to presenting this invaluable asset to the Navy fleet in the future,” Brian Cuccias, Ingalls […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s most expensive ship ever, aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), arrived at Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia, July 14 to begin its post-shakedown availability (PSA) period. The PSA will be a yearlong maintenance and upgrade period after the ship operated at sea for 81 days […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries another contract modification worth $27 million for work on the repairs of Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62). The destroyer was heavily damaged in a collision with Philippine-flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal southwest of Yokosuka, Japan, on June 17, 2017. Seven sailors lost their […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division has entered into an agreement with the Commonwealth of Virginia to support its major hiring initiative. Gov. Ralph Northam announced June 26 that various state agencies and regional community colleges would work with Newport News to augment ongoing efforts to hire as many as 7,000 new shipbuilders over […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries on June 18 announced that its Newport News Shipbuilding division began maintenance work on the nuclear-powered submarine USS Boise (SSN 764). The Los Angeles-class submarine arrived at Newport News on Monday and will undergo planned maintenance and repair activities pierside before it will be moved to a dry dock in January 2019. […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding on May 16 hosted a keel authentication ceremony for the US Navy’s 21st Virginia-class submarine, Montana (SSN 794). In keeping with a US Navy tradition, former Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, the ship’s sponsor, chalked her initials onto a steel plate. Mariah Gladstone, a member of the Blackfeet Nation […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, the sole builder of US Navy aircraft carriers, announced May 10 that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is boosting application of 3-D printing in its operations. NNS has partnered with 3D Systems to develop additive manufacturing technologies expected to accelerate the adoption of metal 3-D printing in the naval shipbuilding industry. […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) is likely to be launched three months earlier than planned, shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries said.  Kennedy, the second ship in the Gerald R. Ford class of carriers, is scheduled to be christened in the fourth quarter of 2019 and delivered to the US Navy in 2022. […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $27 million cost-plus-award fee contract from the US Navy for follow yard services in the navy’s USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) program. The contract, which provides liaison and technical support, engineering, design and configuration management, systems engineering, turn-key management and crew indoctrination, includes four option years […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Industry news

    US shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries said on Wednesday that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division plans to reactivate its shipbuilding facilities on the east bank of the Pascagoula River. The site of the original Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., founded in 1938, was decimated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. HII said the reactivation would restore the facility’s ability to […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government has selected a joint venture between Huntington Ingalls Industries and Kellogg Brown & Root to establish the country’s Naval Shipbuilding College which will work with shipbuilders throughout the different stages of project construction and sustainment. The joint venture has been named Naval Shipbuilding Institute to establish and manage Australia’s naval college. Announcing the contract, Australian defense industry […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The sole builder of US Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carriers has received a $55.8 million contract for the post shakedown refit of the lead ship of a new class of US Navy aircraft carriers. USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) will be undergoing repairs in Huntignton Ingalls Industries’ Newport News shipyard under a contract awarded by […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a $1.43 billion contract to design and build the 13th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock LPD 29. Preliminary work has begun on LPD 29, and the start of fabrication will take place later this year, HII said. Work on the design and construction is […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has lifted and mounted a 400-metric ton caisson unit into its new Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility (JMAF). The company says the fixture will speed up submarine construction. “A fixture of this magnitude allows us to significantly improve construction efficiencies and shorten our production span times […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Industry news, Vessels

    General Dynamics Electric Boat has awarded Newport News Shipbuilding a contract worth up to $468 million to begin work on integrated product and process development for the US Navy’s new Columbia-class submarines. Newport News Shipbuilding is a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries. The navy awarded a $5 billion detailed design contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat on […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries an initial $63 million contract to repair and restore the damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald. After being selected to perform the repairs in August and receiving a $29.4 million planning contract in October, the Mississippi-based shipbuilder is now set to start work on the initial collision ripout phase of an […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Ingalls Shipbuilding launched the US Coast Guard’s eighth national security cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) in Pascagoula, Mississippi, on November 23. Midgett was translated via Ingalls’ rail car system to the floating dry dock last week, and the dock was moved away from the pier on Tuesday night. With the assistance of tugboats, Midgett launched off the […]