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  • 27 April 2018
    Vessels

    The newly commissioned Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) is scheduled to arrive at its homeport of Naval Station Everett on April 27, the US Navy said. Ralph Johnson will be the sixth US Navy destroyer homeported in Everett, including USS Momsen (DDG 92), USS Shoup (DDG 86), USS Gridley (DDG 101), […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy is set to christen the newest Aegis-equipped guided missile destroyer Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) during an April 2 ceremony at Ingalls Shipbuilding facilities in Pascagoula, Mississippi. U.S. Navy’s 64th destroyer Ralph Johnson is the 30th destroyer Huntington Ingalls Industries has built. The $697.6 million contract for the build of this destroyer was awarded […]

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

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, the American military shipbuilder, shared a video of the U.S. Navy’s future DDG51 Arleigh-Burke class destroyer USS Ralph Johnson being transferred to the dry dock. The ship is being built at Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, at their shipyard in Pascagoula, USA. The $697.6 million contract for the build […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The commissioning ceremony for future USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) will take place in the late hero’s hometown of Charleston, South Carolina, U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced January 11. The ship is named for Marine Pfc. Ralph Henry Johnson, a native of Charleston, who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his heroic […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) arrived in Manzanillo, Mexico, for a port visit on April 10. The destroyer is en route to its new homeport after entering US Navy service in a ceremony in Charleston, South Carolina, on March 24. Ralph Johnson is the first navy ship to bear this […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy is set to commission its 64th Arleigh Burke destroyer in a ceremony in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, March 24. The future USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) is the 30th DDG 51 class destroyer built by the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard and the first warship named for Medal of Honor recipient Marine Pfc. Ralph […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Pascagoula-based shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries delivered the US Navy’s 64th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) on November 15. The ship was delivered to the navy after demonstrating its systems and readiness during a series of at sea and in-port trials for the US Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) in early September. The […]

  • 24 October 2017

    The US Navy’s next Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, the USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), is to be commissioned on March 24, 2018, in Charleston, South Carolina, US Navy secretary Richard V. Spencer has announced. Ralph Johnson, commanded by Cmdr. Jason Patterson, is the 64th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, and the 30th DDG 51 class destroyer built by the Huntington Ingalls […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Vessels

    A Sailor from a US Navy destroyer was medevaced by a Coast Guard aircrew off the coast of Washington on December 3, 2019. As informed, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received an initial request for a medevac from crew members aboard the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) approximately 34 miles […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy marked the start of fabrication for the future USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) in a ceremony Sept. 12 at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. The keel laying ceremony recognizes the first joining together of a ship’s components. While modern shipbuilding processes allow fabrication of individual modules to begin months […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) completed builder’s trials on July 20 after spending four days underway in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command announced. Builder’s trials consist of a series of in-port and at-sea demonstrations that allow the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), 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 […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) on July 13. “We are proud to have DDG 121 one step closer to completion and look forward to presenting this invaluable asset to the Navy fleet in the future,” Brian Cuccias, Ingalls […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 December 2015

    The world’s navies and the industries around them had a busy year conducting operations and making technological advances. Some of the memorable events in 2015 were recorded on video and Naval Today is bringing you a list of videos worth watching again. – NATO, an alliance of countries from North America and Europe committed to […]

  • 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. […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy is set to christen its 68th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, the future USS Delbert D. Black, in a ceremony on Saturday in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The ceremony will take place at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ shipyard which launched the ship on September 8, 2017. The ship is configured as a Flight IIA destroyer, which enables power […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries launched the future U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) at its Pascagoula shipyard on September 8, the navy announced. The process of launching a ship is a multi-day process that includes moving the ship from the land-level facility to the dry dock, which is then slowly flooded until […]

  • 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. […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) laid the keel for the US Navy’s future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123) in a ceremony in Pascagoula, Mississippi, on November 14. The ship’s keel was authenticated by the ship’s sponsors, Louisa Dixon, Virginia Munford, and Rolanda Pickett Wilson. The authenticators etched their initials into […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division authenticated the keel on the Aegis guided missile destroyer, Paul Ignatius (DDG 117), yesterday, October 20. DDG 117 is the 31st ship in the Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) class of destroyers Ingalls is building for the U.S. Navy. Commenting the ceremony, Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias, said: The keel […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $604.3 million contract modification to fund construction of the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Aegis guided missile destroyer DDG 121 for the U.S. Navy. The ship is the third of five DDG 51 destroyers the company was awarded in June 2013. DDG 51 Program Manager George Nungesser said: […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Marine propulsion producer GE’s Marine Solutions announced it has shipped a LM2500 marine gas turbine propulsion module for the United States Navy’s 75th DDG Arleigh Burke­-class destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125). This was announced at the Surface Navy Association’s 30th Annual Symposium. Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division will construct this new destroyer […]