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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 […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s landing platform dock ‘Castillla’ played a lead role during the country’s recent hostage rescue exercise. LPD ‘Castilla’ and elements from the Marine Corps Special Naval Warfare Force took part in exercise SOFEX 16, a simulated hostage rescue operation, in Cartagena waters, South East Spain. The ‘Castilla’ operated as command ship of Navy and Army […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s future amphibious assault ship USS Portland (LPD 27) was launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard February 13. The ship was transferred from the land level facility to the drydock, which was then flooded allowing her to float off the blocks. Captain Darren Plath, LPD 17 Class Program Manager, Program Executive Office (PEO), […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Brazilian Navy has signed a $1 billion contract with the South Korean Posco Daewoo Corp. for the delivery of two naval vessels and modernization of a shipyard. Under the contract, South Korea’s top steelmaker will build one patrol boat and one landing platform dock (LPD) for the South American state’s navy. Additionally, Posco Daewoo will modernize the […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Authorities

    San Diego’s Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems is being awarded a $26 million cost-plus-fixed fee contract for life cycle engineering and support services for LPD 17 class integrated shipboard electronic systems, including an option for the contract to reach the value of up to $132 million. The contracting activity is Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities

    On May 7, during IDEF 2015, the Defence exhibiton in Istanbul, the Turkish shipyard SEDEF has signed a contract with the SSM for the design and construction of one LPD ship for the Turkish Navy. Navantia participates in this contract as a technological partner and will provide the design, transfer of technology, equipments and technical assistance […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Industry news

    On Monday Huntington Ingalls Industries began construction on the amphibious transport dock LPD 27. The ship, being built at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, is the 11th ship in the USS San Antonio (LPD 17) class of ships. “This is the 11th LPD in what has become a hot production line,” said Doug Lounsberry, Ingalls’ […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s future amphibious dock landing ship USS Portland (LPD 27) and future littoral combat ship USS Omaha transited the Panama Canal on January 9 en route to their commissioning sites. The two ships met up at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB) early January before continuing together towards the Panama Canal. Both ships are […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Peruvian Navy commissioned its first landing platform dock ship B.A.P. Pisco in a ceremony Callao on June 6. Pisco is the first of two ships in its class built by state-owned shipbuilder SIMA (Servicios Industriales de la Marina S.A.) for the Peruvian Navy. The LPD started trials shortly after its launch in April 2017. On May […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy Marine Corps recently practiced amphibious operations with the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship LHD Juan Carlos I and the Galicia-class landing platform dock LPD Castilla. The amphibious exercise, named ADELFIBEX-61, was conducted off the Gulf of Cadiz and the Spanish Naval Base Rota. This basic exercise was designed to train Spanish Navy amphibious units in […]

  • 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.

  • 12 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The newest US Navy amphibious transport dock ship Portland (LPD-27) will serve as a platform for the technology demonstration of a laser weapon developed by the Office of Naval Research. This was announced by LPD-17 and LHA program manager Capt. Brian Metcalf at the Surface Navy Association’s annual symposium, and first reported by USNI News. Future USS […]

  • 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) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics, National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO), a $24.38 million modification to a previously awarded contract for LX(R) amphibious ship replacement program design acceleration and contract design engineering support. The LX(R) contract was awarded to General Dynamics as an option under the contract to build six T-AO 205 oilers on […]

  • 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, […]

  • 17 April 2012

    The future USS Somerset (LPD 25) launched April 14 from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Avondale Shipyard, marking a key milestone in the ship’s construction process. LPD 25 is the ninth ship of the San Antonio class, and is named in honor of the courage of the passengers of United Airlines Flight 93, which crashed near […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced on December 7 that  its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has delivered the amphibious transport dock Arlington (LPD 24) to the U.S. Navy. Arlington is the eighth ship in the LPD 17 class of ships Ingalls has delivered to the Navy.  “The delivery of LPD 24 caps an outstanding year in our amphibious […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday, November 5, that the amphibious transport dock Arlington (LPD 24) returned from successful U.S. Navy acceptance sea trials on Friday. The company’s eighth ship in the LPD 17 class returned to Pascagoula following three days of at-sea demonstrations and testing. “We have now completed successful sea trials on eight LPDs, […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Industry news

      ST Marine today held a ceremony for preliminary acceptance and delivery of the 141m Landing Platform Dock (LPD), which it designed and built for Royal Thai Navy at its Benoi yard. The ceremony held in the morning was graced by Admiral Surasak Rounroengrom, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Navy, and His Excellency Mr Marut […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday that the amphibious transport dock Somerset (LPD 25) returned from successful U.S. Navy acceptance sea trials on Sept. 20. The company’s ninth ship in the San Antonio (LPD 17) class returned to the company’s Avondale facility following three days of at-sea demonstrations and testing. The 684-foot-long vessel’s primary mission is to transport up to […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Fairbanks Morse announced it has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) for the US Navy’s thirteenth San Antonio landing platform dock (LPD) class ship, the LPD 29. The company said construction of the engines would begin in 2019 with delivery scheduled for 2020 to Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding […]