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Huntington Ingalls Christens 16th Virginia-Class Submarine for Navy

Newport News Shipbuilding, a Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) subsidiary, has christened the U.S. Navy‘s 16th Virginia-class Indiana submarine at the company’s shipyard in Newport News, Virginia. The christening occurred Saturday and ship’s sponsor Diane Donald, wife of Adm. Kirkland Donald (U.S. Navy, Ret.), former director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion,  performed the traditional honor of …

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Huntington Ingalls Lands USS Gerald Ford Pre-Commissioning Support Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $21.7 million contract modification for production and test engineering services to the pre-commissioning USS Gerald R. Ford carrier unit. The Defense Department said Monday the company will begin work under the modification after it delivers the aircraft carrier to Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, and will continue work through February 2018. Capt. …

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Huntington Ingalls-Built Ford Aircraft Carrier Completes Builder’s Sea Trials

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has concluded a series of USS Gerald R. Ford trials that assessed the aircraft carrier’s systems, components and compartments at sea. HII said Friday builder’s sea trials of the U.S. Navy‘s first Ford-class carrier, dubbed CVN 78, also covered high-speed runs and demonstrated ship capacities. Newport News Shipbuilding …

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Huntington Ingalls Tests Navy’s Washington Submarine at Sea

Huntington Ingalls Industries has tested the components, systems and compartments of the U.S. Navy‘s future nuclear-powered attack submarine Washington (SSN 787) during an initial round of sea trials. Washington is built through a teaming agreement between HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division and General Dynamics’ Electric Boat subsidiary. HII said Monday. The Virginia-class submarine …

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Huntington Ingalls Gets Contract Modification for Navy ‘Enterprise’ Carrier Fabrication

Huntington Ingalls Industries has received a $25.5 million contract modification to start the fabrication process on the U.S. Navy’s third Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier. Mike Shawcross, vice president for the CVN 79 and CVN 80 construction at HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division, said in a statement issued Wednesday the award covers …

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Huntington Ingalls Authenticates Keel of 8th National Security Cutter for Coast Guard

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division held a keel-authentication ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard‘s eighth Legend-class national security cutter Midgett. HII said Friday the vessel is named after John Allen Midgett, who received the silver cup from the U.K. Board of Trade in 1918 for his rescue of 42 British sailors aboard a tanker that …

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Huntington Ingalls Starts ‘Lenah Higbee’ Destroyer Ship Fabrication

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has started to fabricate an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer for the U.S. Navy at the company’s shipyard in Mississippi. The Lenah H. Sutclifee Higbee destroyer represents the fourth of five vessels Huntington Ingalls will build for the military branch’s DDG 51 program as part a contract awarded in 2013, the company said Thursday. Brian Cuccias, …

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Huntington Ingalls Picks 28 Gulf Coast Schools to Receive STEM Grants; Edmond Hughes Comments

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Huntington Ingalls Industries has provided more than $100,000 in total funds to help finance science, technology, engineering and math projects of 28 schools and educational groups in Alabama and Mississippi. The funds were awarded through a STEM grant program managed by HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, the company said Tuesday. “Ingalls is proud to provide STEM grants to …

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Navy Eyes Delivery of Huntington Ingalls-Built USS Ford Carrier in April

A U.S. Navy official has said the service branch expects Huntington Ingalls Industries to deliver the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier in April after “first-of-class issues” have been addressed in recent months, The Virginian-Pilot reported Thursday. Capt. Thurraya Kent, a spokeswoman for the assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development …

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Airbus to Provide Multimode Radar System for Huntington Ingalls-Built National Security Cutter

Airbus‘ defense and space business will produce a multi-mode radar platform for integration into the U.S. Coast Guard‘s ninth National Security Cutter as part of a contract awarded to Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security GmbH. The company said Monday its TRS-3D Baseline D MMR, also called AN/SPS-75, uses gallium nitride technology and offers traditional radar functions as well …

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Huntington Ingalls’ Newport News Industrial Business Secures Workplace Safety Certification

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Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Industrial business has received a Safety and Health Recognition Program certification from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The company said Wednesday the SHARP certification recognizes small business employers that have implemented an injury prevention and safety program and utilized OSHA’s on-site consultation services. “The consultation process …

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Huntington Ingalls Launches Coast Guard’s ‘Kimball’ National Security Cutter

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched the seventh Legend-class National Security Cutter the company built for the U.S. Coast Guard from a floating dry dock Saturday. HII said Tuesday the 418-feet-long Kimball was transferred to the dry dock via Ingalls’ rail car system and was launched off the dock with tugboats. “Our crew works …

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Coast Guard Receives Huntington Ingalls-Built ‘Munro’ National Security Cutter

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has handed over a sixth company-built national security cutter to the U.S. Coast Guard. Munro belongs to the military branch’s Legend class and is scheduled for commissioning in Seattle by April 1, 2017, Huntington Ingalls said Friday. “We have a mission statement in the NSC program that says …

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Huntington Ingalls Gets Navy Contract Funds for Amphibious Transport Dock Engineering Work

A Huntington Ingalls Industries division has secured a $51 million contract modification to provide life cycle engineering services for the U.S. Navy‘s San Antonio-class amphibious transport docks. HII said Friday its Ingalls Shipbuilding business will also provide post-delivery planning, integration, research, material support, supply chain management, maintenance and training support for certain San Antonio-class shipboard systems. Ingalls Shipbuilding President …

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