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Huntington Ingalls Hands USS Finn Missile Destroyer Ship to Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries turned over the USS John Finn guided missile destroyer to the U.S. Navy during a ceremony held on the Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division signed the DD 250 document that represents the  official transfer of the ship’s custody to the military service, the company said Wednesday. “Years of working with the DDG 51 …

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Huntington Ingalls Deploys 31st Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer; Brian Cuccias Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division on Saturday deployed the 31st Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer the company built for the U.S. Navy. The company said Wednesday it transported the USS Paul Ignatius to a floating dry dock using Ingall Shipbuilding’s rail car system, then moved the dock away from the pier and ballasted …

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Navy, Huntington Ingalls Finish Sea Trials of ‘Finn’ Guided Missile Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries and the U.S. Navy have completed a final round of USS John Finn trials that sought to test the performance of the guided missile destroyer’s systems. The company said Friday the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey assessed the new Arleigh Burke-class ship’s overall operation during the two-day trial held in the Gulf of Mexico, the company …

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Minact CEO Augustus Leon Collins Elected to Huntington Ingalls Board

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Augustus Leon Collins, CEO of Mississippi-based government contractor Minact, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ board of directors. HII said Tuesday Collins brings to the board 35 years of previous experience in the U.S. Army and the Mississippi National Guard. “[Collins’] proven leadership, long and distinguished service to our country as an …

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Huntington Ingalls-Built National Security Cutter Munro Completes Acceptance Trials

The sixth Huntington Ingalls Industries-built U.S. Coast Guard national security cutter Munro has completed acceptance trials at the Gulf of Mexico in an effort to validate the performance of the ship’s systems. Munro accomplished a full-power propulsion run during the two-day trial that tested its propulsion, electrical, damage control, anchor-handling, small boat operations and combat systems, HII …

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Navy Taps Huntington Ingalls for USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Planning Contract; Chris Miner Comments

The U.S. Navy has awarded a Huntington Ingalls Industries division a $12 million contract to perform planning work on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) aircraft carrier. HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division will conduct fabrication, material procurement and planning work at its facility in Newport News, Virginia, through Sept. 17, 2017, …

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Huntington Ingalls Receives Navy LXR Amphibious Ship Design Contract Modification

Huntington Ingalls Industries has secured a $19.1 million contract modification to accelerate design work on the U.S. Navy‘s LX(R) amphibious ship replacement program. The Naval Sea Systems Command obligated $3 million at the time of the award of the modification from the Navy’s fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funds, the Defense …

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Huntington Ingalls to Help Navy Modernize USS Ramage Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries has won a potential $21.4 contract from the U.S. Navy to perform modernization, repair and maintenance work on the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Ramage. The Defense Department said Monday the contract has an initial value of $14.1 million and covers the ship’s fiscal 2017 extended selected restricted availability. Work will occur at Huntington …

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Huntington Ingalls Concludes USS John Warner Post-Shakedown Availability Work; Jim Hughes Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division has concluded its post-shakedown availability effort for the submarine USS John Warner. The work marks the shipyard’s first PSA effort for a Virginia-class submarine and the company has returned the submarine to the U.S. Navy on Wednesday, Huntington Ingalls said Wednesday. “I could not be …

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Huntington Ingalls Secures $65M Navy Contract Modification for USS Enterprise Long Lead-Time Materials

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ shipbuilding business has landed a potential $65.3 million undefinitized contract modification from the U.S. Navy for the purchase of long lead-time materials for a Ford-class aircraft carrier. The Defense Department said Wednesday Newport News Shipbuilding will provide the materials for the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier and perform work in Newport …

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Huntington Ingalls to Design Navy’s Future LXR Amphibious Ship; Brian Cuccias Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls shipbuilding division has secured a potential $13.7 million contract to provide design services for the U.S. Navy‘s LX(R) amphibious warfare ship replacement effort. HII said Tuesday LX(R) will replace the military branch’s Harpers Ferry– and Whidbey Island-class dock landing ships and use the same hull design as the San Antonio-class amphibious transport docks. Brian Cuccias, …

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Huntington Ingalls to Help Navy Update USS Truman Shipboard Systems

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has landed a $52.4 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Navy to support modernization work for the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier’s fiscal 2016 planned incremental availability. The Defense Department said Friday Newport News will help the Navy modernize, replace or repair nuclear propulsion systems and specialized systems on the USS Truman. …

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Marine Corps Commandant Robert Neller Tours Huntington Ingalls’ Mississippi Shipyard

Gen. Robert Neller, commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, has visited a shipyard run by Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Ingalls executives briefed Neller on the four classes of military ships the division is currently building for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard, HII said Wednesday. Neller also toured the amphibious assault …

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Huntington Ingalls Tests Precision Aircraft Landing System on USS Ford Carrier; Rolf Bartschi Comments

A Huntington Ingalls Industries division has demonstrated a radar system on the U.S. Navy‘s Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier with the use of a special-instrumented F-18  Super Hornet. During the test, HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding examined the functionality, alignment and operation of the Precision Aircraft Landing System and its subsystems as the Super Hornet …

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