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  • 10 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy announced that its newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, the future USS John Finn (DDG 113) is set to be commissioned on July 15 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s Pier Kilo 10. Adm. Harry Harris, Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command, will deliver the commissioning ceremony’s principal address. Laura Stavridis, the wife of […]

  • 22 March 2017
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    The U.S. Navy announced on Tuesday that the new Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, pre-commissioning unit John Finn (DDG 113) will be commissioned July 15 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. John Finn is the 63rd Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and the first of the DDG 51 Flight IIA restart ships being built by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) […]

  • 5 April 2015
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    US Navy Vessel to Take Part in Exercise Joint Warrior Two U.S. Navy ships, the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), led by Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26, departed Norfolk, Va., for Scotland, March 27, to participate in Joint Warrior 15-1. USS Peleliu to Retire after 34 […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    The future USS John Finn (DDG 113) was launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard March 28. During launch the drydock was flooded allowing the 637-foot floating dock to slowly submerge until the ship was afloat. Once the drydock was fully submerged, the ship was pulled by tugs to HII’s south berth where the […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) certified the latest evolution of the Aegis Combat System – called Baseline 9.C1 – for the U.S. destroyer fleet. The Aegis baseline, built by Lockheed Martin offers advanced defense capabilities and enhanced integration with other systems external to the ship. “The Aegis Combat System Baseline 9.C1 offers […]

  • 29 October 2018
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    The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has shared photo and video footage of the latest Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA missile test which saw the SM-3 intercept a medium-range ballistic missile target. The test was conducted by MDA and the US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS John Finn (DDG-113) off the west coast of Hawaii. On October […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The future U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS John Finn (DDG 113) completed initial builder’s sea trials on August 30 following three days at sea. The Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) ship, built at HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, spent three days in the Gulf of Mexico testing the ship’s main propulsion system and other ship systems. […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS John Finn (DDG 113), in a ceremony at Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor on July 15. The destroyer is named after Chief Aviation Ordnanceman John Finn, who was World War II’s first Medal of Honor recipient. Adm. Chester Nimitz said Finn displayed, “magnificent courage in the […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has started fabrication on the U.S. Navy’s next Aegis guided missile destroyer, John Finn (DDG 113). The ship will be built at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division and will be the 29th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built at Ingalls. “This is a significant day for our company and for the U.S. Navy as […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Authorities

    Future USS John Finn (DDG 113), the U.S. Navy’s 63rd Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and the first of the DDG 51 Flight IIA restart ships, has transited the Panama Canal on her maiden voyage from Mississippi to Hawaii. Launched on March 28, 2015, and christened on May 2, 2015, John Finn sailed away from Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has received its latest guided-missile destroyer, future USS John Finn (DDG 113), from shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII). HII delivered the ship on the 75th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, December 7, after the DDG 13 completed three sets of at-sea and in-port trials which proved the ship’s operational readiness. “Delivery […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), one of two shipbuilders in charge of constructing the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, has recently shared a video of USS John Finn (DDG 113) launching SM-2 missiles during Bravo trials. The video shows the ship firing one SM-2 missile each from the ship’s forward and aft MK 41 vertical launch system. […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries laid the keel for the future USS John Finn (DDG 113) during a ceremony at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss., Nov. 4. The keel of DDG 113 was authenticated as being “straight and truly laid” by Laura Stavridis – the ship’s sponsor and wife of retired Admiral James Stavridis -and Bob Merchant, […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $19.4 million contract to perform post shakedown availability (PSA) work on the U.S. Navy’s two new Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers. The contract will see BAE Systems perform maintenance and eventual repairs and alterations found following the ships’ shakedown cruises. Destroyers John Finn (DDG […]

  • 5 November 2018
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    The navies of Australia and the US integrated their sensor information and real-time combat system data to jointly put the Cooperative Engagement Capability system for the first time ever during testing off Hawaii. As revealed by the Australian defense minister, Australia’s first air-warfare destroyer HMAS Hobart teamed up with US Navy destroyer USS John Finn to share tracking […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Pacific Air Forces hosted exercise Northern Edge 2019 (NE19) kicked off on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska on May 13. Personnel from US military units stationed in the continental United States and from US installations in the Indo-Pacific will participate with approximately 250 aircraft from all services, and […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Industry news

    A naming ceremony was held at Naval Base San Diego for the Arleigh-Burke class guided- missile destroyers USS John Finn (DDG 113), USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) and USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) Sept. 20. Friends and family attended the ceremony and Lt. Gen. John A Toolan Jr., Marine Expeditionary Force commanding general, gave the […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced Feb. 15 the next five Navy ships; three Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers, USS John Finn, USS Ralph Johnson, and USS Rafael Peralta, and two littoral combat ships (LCS), USS Sioux City and USS Omaha. Mabus named the three destroyers after Navy and Marine Corps heroes whose actions occurred […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities

    General Dynamics delivered the 65th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) to the U.S. Navy on February 3. DDG 115 is the second Flight IIA restart ship to be delivered to the navy and the first to be built at Bath Iron Works since the program was restarted in 2010. DDG 115 followed the delivery USS John […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and some ships from Carrier Strike Group Nine (CSG-9) wrapped up their participation Alaska’s largest biannual joint-military training exercise on may 24. US Navy assets were joined by US Air Force, US Army, and Marine Corps service members for the biannual exercise Northern Edge 2019 (NE19) […]

  • 19 December 2013

    This year was really busy for Huntington Ingalls Industries. Numerous construction projects have been finalized and many new contracts have been signed. Since the whole year is impossible to be put in one news, hereby we bring you the most interesting and important milestones of HII in 2013 in the following photos The starboard side […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Authorities

    The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and US Navy sailors have conducted an on-land ballistic missile defense system test at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) at Kauai, Hawaii. During the test, the Lockheed Martin-built Aegis Weapon System engaged and intercepted an intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM) target with an interceptor missile based on ground-based radar track […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Training & Education

    This year was really busy for Huntington Ingalls Industries. Numerous construction projects have been finalized and many new contracts have been signed. Since the whole year is impossible to be put in one news, hereby we bring you the most interesting and important milestones of HII in 2013 in the following photos The starboard side […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy is celebrating 25 years since the first Arleigh Burke-class destroyer joined the navy. Captain Mark Vandroff, DDG 51 Major Program Manager, PEO Ships, was among the first to man the rails of the new class of U.S. Navy ships on July 4, 1991. In an article written for the Naval History and Heritage […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    US Navy destroyer USS Ramage has completed overhaul and modernization at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division and was delivered to the navy four days ahead of schedule, HII said on August 22. The ship, originally built by Ingalls and delivered to the Navy in 1995, arrived in Pascagoula last November for overhaul and modernization work. […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s Aegis-equipped Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) was launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard December 12. The ship was translated from the land level facility to the drydock which was slowly flooded until the ship was afloat. You can watch the video of the operation here. Captain Mark […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $602 million contract modification to fund construction of the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided missile destroyer DDG 119 for the U.S. Navy. The yet-to-be-named ship is the second of five DDG 51 destroyers the company was awarded in June 2013.   The modification also includes an […]

  • 13 April 2014
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    Image of the Day: Artist Rendering of Electromagnetic Railgun aboard USNS Millinocket The Office of Naval Research-founded electromagnetic railgun, which is installed aboard the joint high-speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3), shown by an artist rendering.   A long range weapon, railgun, can launch projectiles using electricity instead of chemical propellants and is under testing […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Authorities

    As the search for the 10 missing USS John S. McCain sailors continues, the US chief of naval operations has ordered a pause in navy operations worldwide in order for fleet commanders to “assess practices”. US Navy Adm. John Richardson directed the navy to take an “operational pause” in all of its fleets around the […]