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  • 20 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has informed that its future amphibious transport dock John P. Murtha (LPD 26) successfully completed acceptance trials on April 15. The trials consisted of a series of in port and underway tests that validate the functionality of ship’s systems. They are conducted by the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) over […]

  • 9 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has commissioned the amphibious transport dock ship John P. Murtha (LPD 26) on Saturday, Oct. 8, during a ceremony at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia. Designated LPD 26, John P. Murtha is the tenth amphibious transport dock ship in the San Antonio class. These ships incorporate both a flight deck to accommodate CH-46 Sea […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy yesterday said that the future amphibious landing ship USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) is scheduled to be homeported at Naval Base San Diego following its commissioning in summer 2016. John P. Murtha is a San Antonio-class amphibious landing ship being built by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Stationing amphibious landing […]

  • 15 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries delivered the U.S. Navy’s newest amphibious ship, the USS John P. Murtha. The 10th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock to be built by HII, John P. Murtha (LPD 26) was delivered during a ceremony at Pacasgoula, Mississippi, May 13. LPD 26 is named in honor of the late John P. Murtha, who […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Authorities

    The recently-commissioned San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) returned to Naval Base San Diego, July 21, after completing final contract trials (FCT). The USS John P. Murtha was commissioned in October 2016 in Philadelphia and arrived at her San Diego homeport in November 2016 to commence her post delivery test […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $21.23 million contract for the fitting out availability and the post shakedown availability of Amphibious Landing Platform Dock USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) BAE Systems’ obligations include program management, planning, engineering, design and procurement of incidental material in support of the availabilities. The contract has […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) is underway for the seventh Underway Recovery Test (URT) off the coast of Southern California in preparation for NASA’s Orion. URT is part of a US government interagency effort to safely practice and evaluate recovery processes, procedures, hardware and personnel in an […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious transport dock ship USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) arrived at her homeport of San Diego November 18, completing the ship’s maiden voyage. Following four years of construction and successful sea trials this summer in the Gulf of Mexico, the Navy’s newest amphibious transport dock ship set sail for home in August. […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s future amphibious transport dock, John P. Murtha (LPD 26) completed Builder’s Trials March 4. The ship spent four days in the Gulf of Mexico last week with Ingalls’ test and trials team operating the ship and performing more than 200 test events. During Builder’s Trials the ship is taken underway for a […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) deployed to the Pacific and the Middle East together with ships from the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG). San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS John P Murtha (LPD 26) and Harpers Ferry-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) and USS Boxer departed Naval […]

  • 3 April 2011

      Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $1,496,200,000 fixed-price-incentive modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-2222) for the procurement of the detail design and construction of LPD 26, the future USS John P. Murtha, the 10th ship in the LPD 17 amphibious transport […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Authorities

    The sailors and marines of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) returned to their homeport of San Diego, Nov. 27, following a successful seven-month deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet operating areas. More than 4,500 Sailors and Marines of the Boxer ARG and embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted maritime security operations and […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), along with the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), entered the US 7th Fleet area of operations on September 23. Led by amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), the group arrived in Asia Pacific after spending three months in the US 5th Fleet. Joining 7th Fleet’s Naval […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Marines and sailors assigned to the amphibious ready group (ARG) led by USS Boxer have completed an amphibious landing exercise in Djibouti. Amphibious assault vehicles (AAVs) from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) descended on Djibouti’s Arta Beach after departing the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) during […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) welcomed the 22nd edition of the Chief of Naval Operations’ International Seapower Symposium (ISS) which began September 20 with senior representatives from more than 100 nations attending in Newport, Rhode Island. The three-day symposium, sponsored by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, welcomed maritime leaders from around the […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy and Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) authenticated the keel for the future USS Portland (LPD 27) during a ceremony at HII’s Pascagoula, Miss., shipyard, Aug. 2. The keel was authenticated to be “truly and fairly laid” by the ship’s sponsor, Bonnie Amos, spouse of Gen. James Amos, 35th commandant of the U.S. Marine […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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), […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Industry news

    The future USS San Diego (LPD 22) departed Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Pascagoula, Miss., shipyard, March 15, “sailing away” from the building yard manned for the first time by the ship’s crew. This milestone marks the end of production for LPD 22, the sixth ship of the San Antonio class of amphibious transport dock ships. San […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Industry news

    All the hard work on certifying the ninth U.S.Navy’s San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, Pre-Commissioning Unit Somerset, (LPD 25) has finally paid off enabling the ship to cast off from Avondale-based Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Shipbuilding site on Monday, February 3, bound for commissioning.   Somerset will be officially brought to life on March 1, […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Results from a test simulating a chemical attack aboard USS New York (LPD 21) off the coast of Virginia verify the effectiveness of chemical, biological and radiological (CBR) defense systems in protecting Sailors aboard San Antonio-class ships, the Navy announced Jan. 31. According to the Defense Department Operational Test and Evaluation Force report, the San […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Industry news

    Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, announced today that it has begun construction on the U.S. Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, John P. Murtha (LPD 26). The company was recently awarded a $1.5 billion contract to build the USS San Antonio-class ship at the Pascagoula facility. “This is a significant milestone for Ingalls […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Authorities

    Huntington Ingalls Industries will christen US Navy’s new landing platform dock John P. Murtha (LPD 26) at its Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, on Saturday, March 21. The ship, 10th in the San-Antonio class of US Navy Amphibious Warships, is named for Congressman John P. Murtha. His daughter, Ms. Donna S. Murtha serves as Ship Sponsor. These represent the latest addition to […]

  • 3 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The U.S. Navy will name an American warship after deceased U.S. Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.), despite protests from the public, which complained… By R. Cort Kirkwood (thenewamerican) [mappress] Source: thenewamerican,March 3, 2011

  • 12 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy is set to christen its second Expeditionary Sea Base, the USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams on Saturday, October 21. The ceremony will take place at General Dynamic’s San Diego shipyard and will see Martha P. Downs, Puller’s daughter and the ship’s sponsor, break a bottle over the ship’s bow. Construction on the ship started in October […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy christened the amphibious transport dock Portland (LPD 27) on May 20 in front of approximately 1,000 guests. Ship’s sponsor, Bonnie Amos, smashed a bottle of sparkling wine across the bow of the ship, officially christening Portland. U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Christopher Owens, director of the U.S. Navy’s expeditionary warfare division, was the keynote […]