Tag Archives: Arleigh Burke

Navy Allocates $62M to Support Huntington Ingalls’ Destroyer Shipbuilding Supplier Base

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $62M contract modification to finance capital expenditures associated with industrial base efforts for a destroyer ship construction program. HII will use the funds to sustain its supplier base that helps build Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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Northrop Completes Critical Design Review of Naval Inertial Navigation System; Todd Leavitt Quoted

Northrop Grumman will begin manufacturing 10 pre-production units of an inertial navigation system for the U.S. Navy after completing the critical design review phase of the technology. Todd Leavitt, vice president of maritime systems at Northrop, said in a statement published Wednesday that completing the CDR allows the program for …

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Navy Orders GE Engine Assemblies, Electronic Control Kits

General Electric has received a $14.7 million order to supply LM2500+ power turbine and gas generator assemblies along with LM2500 integrated electronic control kits to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday the kits will be used to modernize the service branch’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers and Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruisers. The LM2500+ …

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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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HII Christens 30th Arleigh-Burke Destroyer Ralph Johnson; Brian Cuccias Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries has christened the 30th guided missile destroyer in the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh-Burke ship class. This ship is named after Medal of Honor awardee Ralph Johnson, who served in the Vietnam war from the age of 19, the company said Saturday. Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias said the company aims to build on …

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