Tag Archives: guided missile destroyer

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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Lockheed gets $69M Navy contract modification for guided missile destroyer enhancement support

Lockheed Martin‘s rotary and mission systems business will help enhance the U.S. Navy‘s guided missile destroyers under a potential three-year, $68.5 million contract modification that runs through June 2021. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will support the restoration of the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) and supply five upgraded …

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Vigor Industrial Subsidiary to Help Repair USS Kidd Destroyer Ship

A Vigor Industrial subsidiary has received a $19.6 million contract to support repair and alteration work on a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer. Vigor Marine will support scheduled, selected restricted availability activities for the USS Kidd (DDG 100) as part of the service branch’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer ship repair program, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Contract …

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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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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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Huntington Ingalls Redelivers Modernized USS Ramage Destroyer to Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries has completed overhaul and modernization work on the U.S. Navy‘s USS Ramage guided missile destroyer, four days ahead of schedule. HII said Tuesday the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer re-entered the Navy fleet on Monday following an upgrade effort that began in November 2016 and included ship alterations, procurement of materials and repairs. …

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