Tag Archives: Arleigh Burke-class

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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General Dynamics Subsidiary Gets Modification for Arleigh Burke-class Lead Yard Services

General Dynamics‘ Bath Iron Works subsidiary has received a $23.9 million modification for additional Arleigh Burke-class lead yard services including engineering and technical support to construct new ships. Services under the original lead yard services contract include ship construction liaison, general class support, logistics support, design agent support, change design support and Arleigh Burke-class Flight III upgrade design …

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General Dynamics Gets Contract Option for Navy Ship Planning Yard Services

General Dynamics has been awarded a $44.3 million contract modification to provide planning yard services for the U.S. Navy‘s guided missile destroyers and frigates. The Navy exercised an option under a previously awarded contract for the company to support integrated planning yard efforts for Arleigh Burke-class and Oliver Hazard Perry-class vessels, the …

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Delivers DDG 114 Ralph Johnson to Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ shipbuilding division has delivered the DDG 114 Ralph Johnson to the U.S. Navy. The company said Wednesday shipbuilders and Supervisor of Shipbuilding Gulf Coast representatives were present during the delivery of the Ralph Johnson. The DD 250 document was signed by Cmdr. Jason Patterson, prospective commanding officer for the DDG …

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HII Holds Keel Authentication for Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee Destroyer

A Huntington Ingalls Industries division has conducted a ceremony to authenticate the keel of a future U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer currently designated DDG 123. The authentication ceremony for the planned Arleigh Burke-class USS Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee hosted by Ingalls Shipbuilding featured ship sponsors Louisa Dixon, Virginia Munford and Pickett Wilson, colleagues …

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Huntington Ingalls, Navy Christen Delbert D. Black Guided Missile Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ shipbuilding division hosted a christening ceremony Saturday for the U.S. Navy‘s future Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119). HII said Saturday approximately 1,200 people attended the event at the company’s shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi and Steven Giordano, master chief petty officer of the Navy, delivered the keynote address. Ima Black, …

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Navy, MDA Launch Raytheon SM-6 Missiles Using Lockheed’s Aegis Combat System

The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency have test-fired two Raytheon-made Standard Missile-6 Dual I missiles using the Lockheed Martin-built Aegis Combat System  installed on the guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones. Lockheed said Wednesday its Aegis platform helped the SM-6 missile detect, track and intercept a ballistic missile target in flight during the Flight …

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Raytheon Orders Anaren Beamforming Assemblies for Navy Air & Missile Defense Radar

Anaren has received a potential $97 million order from Raytheon‘s integrated defense systems business unit to provide radio frequency beamforming assemblies needed for the production of the U.S. Navy‘s new air and missile defense radar. Anaren said Tuesday it obtained $31.5 million in initial contract funds to support the low rate initial production of the …

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General Dynamics to Host Christening Event for Navy’s Future ‘Thomas Hudner’ Destroyer

The U.S. Navy and General Dynamics will christen a new Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer on Saturday at a ceremony to be held at the company’s Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine. USS Thomas Hudner will be the fourth of 14 ships in the Navy’s DDG 51 program and is built with four gas turbine engines designed to power the ship to …

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General Dynamics Delivers Future USS Rafael Peralta Destroyer to Navy

General Dynamics‘ Bath Iron Works subsidiary has delivered its first Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer to the U.S. Navy under the service branch’s restarted development program for this ship class. The military branch said Monday the future USS Rafael Peralta underwent a series of at-sea and pier-side trials to check its operational readiness prior to delivery. “As …

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