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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) for the US Coast Guard’s offshore patrol cutter (OPC) #2. The USCGC Chase (WMSM-916) will be constructed by Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Florida, and the MPDE will be built by Fairbanks Morse at its Beloit, Wisconsin, […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Authorities

    Capt. Keith G. Moore relieved Capt. Malcolm H. Potts as Commander, Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 1 at a change of command ceremony aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18), Jan. 30. During Potts’ tenure as commander, PHIBRON 1, he led the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group through numerous bilateral and multinational exercises and […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Industry news

    The US Navy’s future amphibious transport dock, USS Portland (LPD 27), successfully completed Builder’s Trials on Jun. 30. The ship returned to the Huntington Ingalls Industries’ shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi, following four days underway. “Builder’s Trials is the Navy’s first opportunity to assess the operational readiness of the ship,” said Capt. Brian Metcalf, LPD 17 […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy, on Friday (July 27th 2012), awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $1.5 billion fixed-price incentive contract for the detail design and construction of the amphibious transport dock LPD 27. The ship will be built at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division. “This contract validates our proven performance in building amphibious ships,” said Doug Lounsberry, […]

  • 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.

  • 15 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $19.1 million contract modification to accelerate design work on the U.S. Navy’s amphibious warfare ship replacement, known as LX(R). In the original announcement on June 30, Ingalls was selected to perform the majority of the contract design work for LX(R) as part of the contract to build […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) yesterday said the FY2015 Defense Appropriations Bill fits within budget constraints while fortifying the nation’s long-term security interests, including approval of $800 million for procurement of a 12th LPD class amphibious warship.   Cochran, vice chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee, on Tuesday supported subcommittee approval of the defense spending […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Darwin, Australia, hosted the opening ceremonies for Talisman Sabre 2015 on July 5. Australian service members, from the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian Defence Force, and the Royal Australian Air Force embarked the ships USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), USS Green Bay (LPD 20), and USS Ashland (LSD 48) in Australia, June 30, in preparation […]

  • 27 October 2011
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert was hosted by Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. leadership during a visit to Ingalls Shipyard​ and Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) San Diego (LPD 22), Oct. 25. U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker accompanied CNO during the visit which was led by Ingalls Shipbuilding President Irwin F. Edenzon. Additionally, during the tour […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The future USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) launched from the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Shipyard Oct. 30. The John P. Murtha is the tenth ship of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class which functionally replaces more than 41 ships across four ship classes. The launch marks a major milestone for the ship. Capt. Darren […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Authorities

    After paying a scheduled port visit to Civitavecchia, Italy on December 30, USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), US Navy’s amphibious assault ship, continued it deployment.  The vessel soon took on a southbound transit through the Strait of Messina to carry on with conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S. national […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a $25.7 million contract to produce eight MK46 30mm Naval Weapon Systems for the U.S. Navy for use on San Antonio-class (LPD-17) ships and the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class. The MK46 30mm Naval Weapon System is an all-weather, day/night, fully stabilized […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities

    Fincantieri’s Muggiano shipyard (in La Spezia) held a delivery ceremony for the Algerian Navy’s LPD “Kalaat Beni-Abbes” vessel yesterday, September 4.   The vessel was commissioned in 2011 by the Ministry of Defence of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria from Orizzonte Sistemi Navali. The BDSL class “Kalaat Beni-Abbes” vessel is a landing platform dock (LPD) […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Vessels

    China is moving forward with its efforts to expand navy capabilities as the country launched its second amphibious assault ship.  The launching ceremony for the second Type 075 landing helicopter dock (LHD) being built for the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) took place at Hudong-Zhonghua shipyard on April 22, part of the China State Shipbuilding […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    China has reached a new milestone in the expansion of its navy’s capabilities with the launch of the nation’s first amphibious assault ship. The Type 075 landing helicopter dock (LHD) was launched in Shanghai on September 25. The new class of ship builds upon the smaller Type 071 landing platform dock (LPD) which is already […]

  • 10 August 2011
    Industry news

    On 30 and 31 August, Earl Industries will be exhibiting and presenting at the American Society of Naval Engineers’ annual Fleet Maintenance & Modernization Symposium. At FMMS 2011, located in San Diego this year, Earl Industries representatives from Ship Repair, Precision Manufacturing and Integrated Power & Controls will be exhibiting company’s latest work . On […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The new LX(R) line of U.S. Navy amphibious combat ships could be built faster than the LPD line and could be procured as early as 2018, a U.S. Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee hearing indicated on March 2. U.S. Senator Thad Cochran chaired the hearing to review the FY2017 budget request for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The senator sought […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Authorities

    Around 2,650 Spanish Navy servicemen, 12 surface ships, a submarine, 4 helicopters, 2 fixed-wing aircraft and Marine Corps units will take part in the biggest NATO deployment of the last decade – Trident Juncture 2015. This training activity will extend from October 3rd to November 6th bringing together more than 30,000 people from 30 nations. […]

  • 29 January 2014

    The U.S. Navy’s second oldest deployable ship, USS Denver (LPD 9), left its homeport of Sasebo, Japan on Monday bound for the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility.   While deployed, the 45-year old Denver will team up with the Royal Navy of Thailand in annual exercise Cobra Gold, swapping decks and sharing knowledge and […]

  • 17 October 2013

    At the request of the Maltese government, the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) rendered assistance Oct. 16 to persons in distress at sea in the central Mediterranean. Winds and seas were rocking the raft when it was spotted by a Maltese patrol aircraft. Shortly thereafter, the Maltese government contacted several ships […]