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  • HII, Navy Reach UUV Production Program Milestone - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HII, Navy Reach UUV Production Program Milestone

    A Huntington Ingalls Industries business has completed production services for the U.S. Navy’s program of record on the MK 18 Mod 2 unmanned underwater vehicle and delivered more than 90 systems to the fleet since 2012. Hydroid, which HII acquired in 2020, received multiple contracts throughout the effort managed by the expeditionary missions office under the […] More

  • Navy Taps HII to Modernize 2 Zumwalt-Class Destroyer Ships - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Taps HII to Modernize 2 Zumwalt-Class Destroyer Ships

    Ingalls Shipbuilding, a unit of HII, will assist the U.S. Navy in planning the modernization work on two Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyers under a $10.5 million contract. The advanced planning period will support updates and improvements for the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) and USSS Micheal Monsoor (DDG 1001), HII and the Defense Department said Friday. […] More

  • HII Kicks Off Fabrication of Navy's Latest Assault Ship USS Fallujah - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HII Kicks Off Fabrication of Navy’s Latest Assault Ship USS Fallujah

    HII‘s Ingalls Shipbuilding unit commenced fabrication on the future USS Fallujah (LHA 9) and marked the progress on the development of the U.S. Navy’s latest amphibious assault ship. On Monday, the first 100 tons of steel were cut for the ship, preparing the future naval ship for construction at the Ingalls Shipbuilding shipyard, HII said. […] More

  • Navy Demo Shows HII-Designed Large UUV Launch Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Demo Shows HII-Designed Large UUV Launch Platform

    The U.S. Navy and HII showcased a new concept to deploy a large displacement unmanned undersea vehicle from an amphibious ship using the company-made Pharos system. Naval Sea Systems Command said Monday the branch’s Snakehead LDUUV prototype was demonstrated in conjunction with HII’s launch and recovery platform in October at a test facility run by the […] More

  • Chris Kastner on HII Mission Technologies Business - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chris Kastner on HII Mission Technologies Business

    Chris Kastner, president and CEO of HII, said the mission technologies business accounts for approximately 25 percent of the company’s sales and will “outpace shipbuilding from a growth perspective,” Defense News reported Monday. The Newport News, Virginia-based contractor’s Technical Solutions division became HII Mission Technologies in late March, operating with six business groups: command, control, […] More

  • HII Authenticates Arkansas Submarine Keel - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HII Authenticates Arkansas Submarine Keel

    HII‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has authenticated the keel of the Virginia-class submarine Arkansas, marking a milestone on the development of another fast attack vessel for the U.S. Navy.  The submarine, or SSN 800, underwent a keel authentication ceremony with sponsors Little Rock Nine, the first African-American students to attend Central High School in Little […] More

  • New REMUS 620 UUV Debuted by HII for Long-Distance Navy Usage; Duane Fotheringham Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    New REMUS 620 UUV Debuted by HII for Long-Distance Navy Usage; Duane Fotheringham Quoted

    A division of shipbuilding company HII has introduced a new unmanned underwater vehicle optimized for U.S. Navy deployment. The REMUS 620 was constructed by HII Mission Technologies for duties such as intelligence gathering, mine protection, electronic warfare and hydrographic surveys, the McLean, Virginia-based business unit said Monday. Duane Fotheringham, president of the unmanned systems group within Mission Technologies, […] More

  • Duane Fotheringham: HII Aligns Underwater Drone Development With Navy’s Vision of Plug-and-Play Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Duane Fotheringham: HII Aligns Underwater Drone Development With Navy’s Vision of Plug-and-Play Tech

    The U.S. Navy selected Remus 300 unmanned underwater vehicle for the Lionfish small UUV program in March and Duane Fotheringham, president of unmanned systems at HII Mission Technologies, said the company is adopting an open systems architecture in UUV and autonomy software development to align with the service’s vision of fielding technologies that can plug […] More

  • HII Subsidiary Appraised at CMMI 2.0 Maturity Level 5 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HII Subsidiary Appraised at CMMI 2.0 Maturity Level 5

    A subsidiary of HII has been appraised at Maturity Level 5 under the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration Version 2.0 framework for continuous process improvement. HII said Thursday its mission technologies division’s live, virtual and constructive solutions business group received the highest appraisal rating for carrying out business process optimization efforts. LVC Solutions also […] More

  • HII Tests UUV Launch, Recovery Platform for Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HII Tests UUV Launch, Recovery Platform for Navy

    HII has demonstrated a prototype technology designed to launch and recover large-diameter unmanned underwater vehicles under a cooperative research and development agreement with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division. The company collaborated with NSWC PCD Unmanned Systems Test and Evaluation Team to showcase the ability of the platform, dubbed Pharos, to operate with […] More

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