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Huntington Ingalls Awarded Modification to Purchase Columbia Submarine Advance Construction Materials

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General Dynamics Electric Boat has awarded a $197M contract modification to Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division for long-lead time materials and advance construction of the Columbia ballistic missile submarine. HII said Tuesday it will use funds to procure components and materials needed for advance construction of SSBN 826, the …

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Huntington Ingalls Picks Triumph to Supply Navy Carrier Remote Valve Actuator

Huntington Ingalls Industries has selected Triumph Group to manufacture remote valve actuation systems required for the modernization of a U.S. Navy Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Triumph said Wednesday its integrated systems business will supply 165 actuators from the company’s mechanical solutions facility in Shelbyville, Ind., for installation on the USS George Washington, …

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Huntington Ingalls Wins USS O’Kane Destroyer Ship Modernization Contract

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ San Diego shipyard has won a potential $51.5M contract to help the U.S. Navy modernize an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer ship. The project will also include maintenance and repair work on the USS O’Kane as part of fiscal 2019 DDG 77 extended selected restricted availability efforts, the Defense Department said Friday. Naval Sea …

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Huntington Ingalls to Hold Christening of Navy’s Future USS Frank Petersen Destroyer

The future USS Frank E. Petersen, slated to become the U.S. Navy’s 71st Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, will be christened on Saturday at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. The nearly 9.5K-ton guided-missile destroyer will receive a Flight IIA configuration designed for power projection, forward presence and escort operations for …

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Huntington Ingalls Awarded Navy Coastal Riverine Force Support Contract

A Huntington Ingalls Industries business unit has secured a potential five-year, $34M contract to help U.S. Navy coastal riverine forces maintain expeditionary equipment. HII said Monday its technical solutions group will provide engineering, logistics, technical and field team support as well as organizational and intermediate-level maintenance services to CORIVFOR groups one and two. The company …

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Huntington Ingalls to Begin National Security Cutter Stone’s Construction

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The shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries has authenticated the keel of a future Legend-class U.S. Coast Guard cutter, marking the start of the ship’s construction. Structural welder Demetrica Hawkins affixed a commemorative steel plate the WMSL 758 or National Security Cutter Stone during the keel-laying ceremony of  at HII’s Ingalls …

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Huntington Ingalls’ JFK Aircraft Carrier Project Halfway Complete

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A Huntington Ingalls Industries shipbuilding division is halfway done with the construction of the U.S. Navy‘s future John F. Kennedy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding business reached the milestone upon the installation of a 905-metric ton superlift unit on the Ford-class ship’s aft section located in the middle of the hangar bay and …

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Huntington Ingalls, Navy Launch Future USS Frank Petersen Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries and the U.S. Navy launched Friday the service branch’s future Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. at a company shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. HII said Monday the ship, designated as DDG 121, was transferred to a floating dry dock with a rail car system, then the structure was moved away from …

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Huntington Ingalls, Virginia Partner for Naval Shipbuilding Workforce Expansion Initiative; Jennifer Boykin Comments

The Commonwealth of Virginia has partnered with Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division in efforts to recruit up to 7,000 shipbuilders over the next five years. HII said Tuesday it will coordinate with several state agencies and regional community colleges to facilitate hiring of new workers who can help build Ford-class aircraft …

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