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  • 28 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the crew of the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) during a visit to the ship to thank Sailors and their families for their service. Freedom is in Singapore as part of her maiden deployment to Southeast Asia. Fast, agile and mission-focused, littoral combat ships are designed to […]

  • 11 November 2014

    Huntington Ingalls Industries recently announced that Glenn Morgan has been promoted to vice president of nuclear materials operations for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions. Savannah River is a joint partnership between HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division, Fluor Corp. and Honeywell that manages operations of the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site in Aiken, S.C. Morgan previously […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Vice President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to more than 600 Sailors, friends and families during a homecoming celebration for USS Gettysburg (CG-64) Dec. 8. The guided-missile cruiser returned to Naval Station Mayport after a successful seven-month deployment to the Mediterranean and Arabian Seas. Biden spoke with family members and friends on the pier […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    CVN 75 was set to be decommissioned 25 years early in an effort to cut costs.

  • 21 February 2011
    Industry news

    His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Sunday opened in the… (khalejtimes) [mappress] Source: khalejtimes, February 21, 2011;

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Vice President of the United States Joe Biden, and his wife Dr. Jill Biden visited with service members and their families at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Saturday, July 27, on their way back from Asia to honor men and women in uniform, as well as highlight the rebalancing efforts in the Pacific region. “America’s strength […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Stephen Carmel, Senior Vice President​ of Maritime Services for Maersk Line, Limited (MLL), spoke at the 20th International Seapower Symposium (ISS) held in Newport, Rhode Island on October 19-21. The symposium was hosted by the U.S. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and the President of the U.S. Naval War College. This event stands to be […]

  • 3 November 2015

    America’s largest military shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Board of Directors has elected new chief financial officer and corporate vice president, business management. Christopher D. Kastner will succeed Barbara A. Niland as the company’s CFO and corporate vice president effective with Niland’s retirement on March 1, 2016. Kastner, who currently serves as corporate vice president and general manager, […]

  • 13 April 2011

    In the wake of the Japan earthquake and tsunami, Navy Federal president and CEO, Cutler Dawson, and Lee Gound, executive vice president of B… (finance.alphatrade) [mappress] Source: finance.alphatrade, April 13, 2011;

  • 19 September 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics announced yesterday that Jeffrey S. Geiger, president of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, will become president of General Dynamics Electric Boat effective November 4, 2013, following the retirement of Kevin J. Poitras. Geiger will continue reporting to John P. Casey, executive vice president of Marine Systems for General Dynamics. In addition, Frederick J. […]

  • 28 April 2011

      Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has approved Irwin F. Edenzon as corporate vice president and president of Ingalls Shipbuilding and Matthew J. Mulherin as corporate vice president and president of Newport News Shipbuilding. HII, previously known as Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, began operating on March 31 as an independent, […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Industry news

      The nation’s newest and most-advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, Mississippi (SSN-782), returned to the Electric Boat shipyard today following the successful completion of its first voyage in open seas, called alpha sea trials. Mississippi is the ninth ship of the Virginia Class, the most-capable class of attack submarines ever built. Electric Boat is a wholly […]

  • 24 February 2011

      The vice president and general manager of General Dynamics’ Pittsfield facility said on Wednesday that the company’s new combat ship contrac… By Tony Dobrowolski (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, February 24, 2011; 

  • 29 July 2014
    Industry news

    The Board of Directors of Raytheon Company has elected Thomas A. Kennedy, age 59, as Chairman of the Board of Raytheon Company effective October 1, 2014.   This action follows notice to the Board by William H. Swanson, Raytheon’s current Chairman of the Board, of his retirement from the Company effective September 30, 2014. Mr. […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Construction of the Swedish Navy’s special purpose signal intelligence (SIGINT) ship officially got underway with a steel cutting ceremony at the Polish Nauta Shipyard on March 1. The ceremony was also attended by officials from Saab, the Swedish defence group, which awarded the ship construction contract to the Nauta Shipyard in 2017. The special purpose […]

  • 12 August 2011

    Crew of large ASW ship Marshal Shaposhnikov and communications company Rostelecom Far East decided to sign patronage agreement. Such sponsorship will raise prestige of military service, improve living conditions of the ship’s crew, and contribute to further improvement of patriotic education in the Navy. The ship’s commanding officer Capt 1 rank Denis Antsiferov and vice […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy awarded Vigor Marine a contract worth up to $60 million with all options exercised to complete the drydocking selected restricted availability (DSRA) of USS Coronado (LCS-4). Work will be performed at Vigor’s Portland shipyard. Vigor will begin work on the USS Coronado (LCS 4) in March and run through November 2019. The […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, the sole builder of US Navy aircraft carriers, announced May 10 that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is boosting application of 3-D printing in its operations. NNS has partnered with 3D Systems to develop additive manufacturing technologies expected to accelerate the adoption of metal 3-D printing in the naval shipbuilding industry. […]

  • 11 April 2011

      Raytheon Company was awarded $42 million for the initial concept development and program planning for the Standard Missile-3 Block IIB, which is the Missile Defense Agency’s next-generation Aegis missile. “Raytheon is the lowest-risk, lowest-cost, most-technically capable provider of missile defense solutions,” said Frank Wyatt, vice president of Raytheon’s Air and Missile Defense Systems product […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Industry news

    MPR Federal Services has recently been awarded a two-year contract by Newport News Shipbuilding to design, manufacture, and deliver eight ventilation platforms to support the decommissioning of USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65). Newport News Shipbuilding is a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. “The USS ENTERPRISE is the first US nuclear powered aircraft carrier to be decommissioned. […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has received a two-year, $19 million full-rate production contract to provide key avionics components that will enhance flight crews’ targeting capabilities on the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet fighter aircraft.   The Distributed Targeting System will significantly improve the aircraft’s networking capabilities, enhance targeting precision […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Industry news

    Marking the 20th anniversary of their collaboration on naval projects, Lockheed Martin and Navantia signed a new memorandum of agreement (MoA) to continue their cooperation on new naval projects. Under the agreement, the two companies will collaborate to explore mutually beneficial new business opportunities in the areas of surface ships and naval combat systems. Navantia […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) regarding design plans for a New Lightweight Torpedo (NLT). The order refers to the period 2014-2015 and amounts to the value of MSEK 43.   The order is part of the Letter of Intent regarding the Swedish armed forces’ […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries today announced that Chris Miner has been promoted to vice president of in-service aircraft carrier programs for the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. In his new position, Miner is responsible for planning and executing aircraft carrier overhaul programs and inactivations, including the upcoming USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) refueling and complex […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Wherever the USS Delaware goes after she is launched in 2018, a “piece of my heart will go with her,” said Dr. Jill Biden, who will sponsor the Navy’s newest Virginia-class fast-attack submarine. Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden and a native of Delaware, and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced the name of […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire UniversalPegasus International Holdings (UPI), a provider of engineering and project management services to the U.S and international energy markets.   The transaction is subject to Hart-Scott-Rodino review and customary closing conditions and is expected to close in June. The value of […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Industry news

    Less than two years after construction began, the Gowind offshore patrol vessel L’Adroit, an innovative maritime safety & security platform, has been made available to the French Navy. Built by DCNS under a self-funded programme, the ship incorporates a number of major technological innovations and will now have a chance to demonstrate its operational value […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Industry news

    A ceremony was held yesterday at Australian company, Marand, commemorating the delivery of the first ship of Australian made F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter vertical tails.   The Honourable Dr. Denis Napthine, Premier of Victoria, and The Honourable Michael Ronaldson, Senator for Victoria representing the Defence Minister, were among the distinguished guests in attendance. […]

  • 28 August 2013

    The US could attack Syria with three days of missile strikes, beginning on Thursday, reported NBC News. The US Navy is preparing for the airstrikes which will most probably be conducted from navy destroyers or submarines, recently moved closer to Syria, in the Mediterranean Sea. The attack, which is gaining growing international support, will be used to send a […]