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  • 3 February 2015
    Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has acquired the Engineering Solutions Division of The Columbia Group, a leading designer and builder of unmanned underwater vehicles for domestic and international customers. As a previous stand-alone division within The Columbia Group, ESD is headquartered in Panama City Beach, Fla., and employs about 30 engineers, analysts, craftsmen and technicians. While ESD’s […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has officially started fabrication on the U.S. Coast Guard’s seventh National Security Cutter (NSC), Kimball (WMSL 756). Ingalls’ NSC program manager, Jim French, said: We continue to increase our learning on this shipbuilding program, fully capturing the affordable benefits of serial production. While the official start fab requires 100 […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $9,9 million modification to a previously awarded contract for engineering and technical design services to support research and development (R&D) of advanced submarine technologies for current and future submarine platforms. The contract provides for R&D studies to support the manufacturability, maintainability, producibility, reliability, manning, survivability, hull integrity, […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,9 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for nuclear propulsion and complex modernization work on USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) continuous incremental availability. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by March 2015. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) contract funds […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Industry news

    Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII), hosted a keel-laying ceremony Saturday for the future USS Washington (SSN 787), a Virginia-class submarine named for the Evergreen State. The submarine’s sponsor is Elisabeth Mabus, daughter of Secretary of the US Navy Ray Mabus. Acting as the keel authenticator, during the ceremony she chalked […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities

    Huntington Ingalls Industries recently announced that Glenn Morgan has been promoted to vice president of nuclear materials operations for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions. Savannah River is a joint partnership between HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division, Fluor Corp. and Honeywell that manages operations of the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site in Aiken, S.C. Morgan previously […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division authenticated the keel of the sixth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter, Munro (WMSL 755). Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias said: At this stage of construction, the NSC 6 is more complete and has better cost performance than any previous NSC. Working together, the Ingalls and Coast Guard team […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Authorities

    Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract for planning and design yard functions for standard Navy valves in support of nuclear-powered submarines. The contract provides for engineering and design services, including material support. Work will be performed in Newport News, Virginia, and is […]

  • 1 October 2014

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that Capt. Kevin Brenton (U.S. Navy, Ret.) has joined the company as corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs. Brenton served most recently as deputy director of the Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs, overseeing strategic weapons systems. He began his new position on Monday. Marty Chanik, HII’s corporate vice president, customer […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division marked the start of fabrication for the future Aegis-guided missile destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) yesterday, September 30. Paul Ignatius, the ship’s namesake, and his wife, Nancy Ignatius, the ship’s sponsor, visited the shipyard to see steel cut for the destroyer. Paul Ignatius is the 31st Aegis destroyer to […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy held a keel-laying ceremony for the future USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard Sept. 23.   The keel was authenticated by ship sponsor and military wife Georgeanne McRaven, and 41-year veteran shipbuilder, Robert Boegner, Jr. The two traced their initials into the ship’s keel plate after […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division christened the company’s fifth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter (NSC), James (WMSL 754) on August 16.   Charlene James Benoit, great-great niece of the ship’s namesake, Capt. Joshua James, is the ship sponsor. At the culmination of the ceremony, Benoit smashed a bottle across the bow of the […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard in Newport News, Virginia is all abuzz as below deck-testing of the US Navy’s newest aircraft launch system begins aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78).   Following months of large-scale hardware deliveries containing critical components of the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and shipboard installation by HII, teams […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has delivered the composite deckhouse for the destroyer Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) to the U.S. Navy.   The 900-ton deckhouse provides an advanced structure that will house the ship’s bridge, radars, antennae and intake/exhaust systems and is designed to provide a significantly smaller radar cross-section than any other ship […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $13,7 million modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee, incentive-fee contract for USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) fiscal 2014 planned incremental availability.   A planned incremental availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division has successfully completed anchor testing on the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), bringing the ship closer to its 2016 delivery to the U.S. Navy.   Ford’s new anchor system features a lighter anchor and chain, weighing in at half the weight of the previous Nimitz-class […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division received an $76.5 million fixed-price contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to purchase long-lead materials for the eighth National Security Cutter, Midgett (WMSL 757).   Construction and delivery of Midgett would take place at the company’s Pascagoula facility. “The long-lead material contracts give our shipbuilders the ability to immediately […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The keel laying and authentication ceremony for the amphibious assault ship, the future USS Tripoli (LHA 7) was held at the Huntington Ingalls Industries Pascagoula shipyard June 20.   Ship Sponsor Mrs. Lynne Mabus and retired Lt. Cmdr. Steve Senk, the chief engineer of the previous Tripoli (ex-USS Tripoli, LPH 10) served as the keel […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire UniversalPegasus International Holdings (UPI), a provider of engineering and project management services to the U.S and international energy markets.   The transaction is subject to Hart-Scott-Rodino review and customary closing conditions and is expected to close in June. The value of […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Industry news

    Pascagoula-based Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has received a USD 12.1 million modification to previously awarded contract from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command.   Under the deal, HII will exercise options for DDG 51 class follow yard services (FYS). The FYS provides necessary engineering, technical, material procurement and production support, configuration, class flight upgrades and […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched the U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter James (WMSL 754) on Saturday. James is the company’s fifth NSC and is expected to deliver in 2015.   “Our learning curve continues to improve in this program, and the hot production line certainly provides a foundation for this progress to […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industrie’s Newport News Shipbuilding division recently placed a new upper-level structure on top of USS Abraham Lincoln’s (CVN 72) island, which is similar to an airport control tower.   The aircraft carrier is undergoing its refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH), during which the shipyard refuels the ship’s reactors, paints the ship’s hull, modernizes […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday that Capt. Jonathan Padfield (U.S. Navy, Ret.) has joined the company as corporate director of customer affairs for amphibious programs. Padfield, whose last assignment for the Navy was commanding officer, Assault Craft Unit Five, began his new position on Monday.   “Jon brings a wealth of leadership and maritime experience […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Reps. Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., and Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., visited Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division Wednesday. The congressmen, both members of the House Armed Services Committee, met with shipbuilders and were briefed on the construction processes for the four different classes of military ships built at Ingalls.   The Congressmen toured the shipyard […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division hosted a visit by Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) yesterday. Johnson and Palazzo toured the shipyard and the Ingalls-built National Security Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753).   “Today was a great opportunity to show Secretary Johnson the quality craftsmanship of our shipbuilders,” […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries hosted U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) Tuesday for a tour of the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division.   The visit provided the senators an opportunity to meet shipbuilders and see construction progress being made on all programs across the shipyard. Huntington Ingalls Industries President and CEO Mike Petters […]