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Mark Edwards: Huntington Ingalls“™ New Assault Ship to Incorporate TenCate-Built Armor Materials

Mark Edwards: Huntington Ingalls“™ New Assault Ship to Incorporate TenCate-Built Armor Materials - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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U.S. Navy photo
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Huntington Ingalls Industries has selected the armor materials from TenCate for its new amphibious assault ship that is being developed under a $2.38 billion incentive contract.

Huntington Ingalls will combine the Tripoli (LHA 7) assault ship with TenCate-built composite armor, TenCate said Tuesday.

“We are proud that Huntington has selected TenCate materials to be incorporated into their latest ship,“ said Mark Edwards, president of TenCate Advanced Armor USA.

Tripoli is designed to carry Marine helicopters, MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft and F-35B Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.

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