Tag Archives: Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier

Huntington Ingalls Awarded Navy Aircraft Carrier Support Contract Options

Huntington Ingalls Industries has received a $27.5 million in contract options from the U.S. Navy to provide a range of support services for the military branch’s Gerald R. Ford-class and Nimitz-class aircraft carriers. The Defense Department said Wednesday the exercised options cover technical, engineering, design, development, conversion, test, studies, operational and modernization support …

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Sean Stackley: Huntington Ingalls-Built Ford Carrier to Undergo Navy’s Acceptance Trials

The U.S. Navy will conduct acceptance trials of its future USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier at sea before the end of May, USNI News reported Thursday. Acting Navy Secretary Sean Stackley told reporters at the U.S. Naval Institute’s annual meeting that the service branch currently works to address issues identified during the carrier’s builders trials before …

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QinetiQ to Supply Launch & Recovery Control Equipment for JFK Aircraft Carrier

A QinetiQ subsidiary has received a $41 million contract from General Atomics to deliver hardware and software for the electromagnetic aircraft launch system and advanced arresting gear of the U.S. Navy‘s future aircraft carrier. QinetiQ North America will update, procure, assemble and test launch and arresting control hardware for integration into USS John F. Kennedy (CVN …

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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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HII’s Shipbuilding Unit Breaks Ground on Future Manufacturing Facility; Matt Mulherin Comments


The Newport News Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries has broken ground on a new joint manufacturing assembly facility to support the production of submarines and aircraft carriers. The company said Monday the facility will open in 2017 to help boost efficiency in HII’s contracts for the U.S. Navy‘s Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers and …

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