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HII Begins Fabrication of Navy’s Bougainville Amphibious Assault Ship

ExecutiveBiz - HII Begins Fabrication of Navy's Bougainville Amphibious Assault Ship

A shipbuilding arm of Huntington Ingalls Industries has begun to fabricate an America-class amphibious assault ship as part of U.S. Navy‘s LHA Replacement Program. The company said Tuesday fabrication of the Bougainville marks the shipyard's readiness to start construction work on HII’s 16th large-deck vessel. LHA 8 is designed to have aviation-related features and a well …

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HII Promotes Scott Weldon as Supply Chain Management VP, Lori Harper Retires

ExecutiveBiz - HII Promotes Scott Weldon as Supply Chain Management VP, Lori Harper Retires

Scott Weldon, previously chief procurement officer at Huntington Ingalls Industries, has been selected to replace Lori Harper in the role of vice president of supply chain management at the company’s shipbuilding division. Weldon will immediately take over the management of Ingalls Shipbuilding‘s supply chain operations, overseeing sourcing, procurement, material warehousing and …

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Huntington Ingalls to reactivate shipbuilding facilities on Pascagoula River east bank

ExecutiveBiz - Huntington Ingalls to reactivate shipbuilding facilities on Pascagoula River east bank

Huntington Ingalls Industries has kicked off a project to reactivate its shipbuilding facilities on the Pascagoula River’s east bank as the company aims to prepare for future naval ship construction and modernization programs. HII said Thursday it will restore the original Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp. site that was damaged by Hurricane Katrina more than …

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Huntington Ingalls Holds Christening of Coast Guard National Security Cutter Midgett

ExecutiveBiz - Huntington Ingalls Holds Christening of Coast Guard National Security Cutter Midgett

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ shipbuilding arm in Pascagoula, Mississippi, has conducted a christening ceremony Saturday for a U.S. Coast Guard Legend-class vessel. Ingalls Shipbuilding held the ceremony at the Mississippi shipyard to transfer the National Security Cutter Midgett or WMSL 757 to the water, the company said Saturday. The event featured Adm. Charles Michel, vice …

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HII Holds Keel Authentication for Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee Destroyer

ExecutiveBiz - 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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