Tag Archives: Huntington Ingalls Industries

Curtiss-Wright Gets $85M Contract to Supply Turbines, Auxiliary Equipment for Navy Carrier

Huntington Ingalls Industries has awarded Curtiss-Wright an $85 million contract to produce main propulsion steam turbines and auxiliary equipment for installation on the U.S. Navy‘s future Enterprise (CVN 80) aircraft carrier. Curtiss-Wright said Tuesday its EMS division is scheduled to perform engineering and production work under the contract through at least 2022. HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division will receive …

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Huntington Ingalls Division Gets $65M USS Enterprise Contract Modification

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $65 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract to obtain additional long-lead-time material for the future Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. The Defense Department said Friday the service branch will obligate the full amount of the modification from its fiscal 2018 shipbuilding and …

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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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HII shipbuilding division inactivates Navy’s USS Enterprise; Chris Miner comments

A shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries has completed the inactivation of a legacy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier the U.S. Navy decommissioned on Feb. 3, 2017. Newport News Shipbuilding completed the inactivation base work for the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in December 2017 and the government contracting office has recently finalized the …

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Navy League recognizes Huntington Ingalls vet Matt Mulherin with Nimitz Award

Matt Mulherin, former president of Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division, has received a 2018 Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Award from Navy League of the U.S. HII said Monday Mulherin has supported multiple ship construction and maintenance efforts, such as the U.S. Navy‘s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier program, during his 36-year career. …

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Latitia McCane Named Education Director at Huntington Ingalls’ Apprentice School

Latitia McCane, formerly dean of instructional services at Bishop State Community College in Alabama, has been appointed director of education at the Apprentice School managed by Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division. She will oversee the Apprentice School’s craft training, academic delivery, student services, accreditation and recruitment functions in her new position, Huntington Ingalls …

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Huntington Ingalls-KBR JV to Help Establish Australia’s Naval Shipbuilding College; Andy Green Comments

A joint venture of Huntington Ingalls‘ technical solutions business and KBR‘s government services arm has received a contract to help the Australian government establish and manage a Naval Shipbuilding College. The Naval Shipbuilding Institute will support the project as part of Australia’s efforts to build up the country’s shipbuilding industry over the next …

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HII Recognizes 148 Shipbuilding Apprentice School Graduates; Jennifer Boykin Comments

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Huntington Ingalls Industries honored 148 graduates of the company’s Apprentice School in Newport News, Virginia, during commencement exercises held Saturday. The company said Monday that Jennifer Boykin, president of HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division, delivered a speech at the graduation ceremony. “We are working smart every day to innovate, to rethink and reinvent the …

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Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilder Nears Completion of Future JFK Aircraft Carrier

A shipbuilding business of Huntington Ingalls Industries has reached a 70-percent completion milestone on the structural work for a future Ford-class aircraft carrier. Newport News Shipbuilding has assembled 317 lifts for the USS John F. Kennedy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier since the keel laying in August 2015, HII said Thursday. The company expects a …

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HII Shipbuilding Division Installs Caisson at Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has installed a more than 80-foot caisson fixture inside the Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility located in Virginia. The 400-metric-ton structure is scheduled to reach full operational status later this year to support the construction of Virginia-class submarine Utah‘s bow module, HII said Thursday. HII opened JMAF last year …

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USS Fitzgerald to Undergo Restoration at Huntington Ingalls Shipyard

The U.S. Navy‘s guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald arrived in Pascagoula, Mississippi on Friday to undergo repair and upgrade efforts at a Huntington Ingalls Industries  shipyard. A heavy-lift vessel transported the Arleigh Burke-class ship from Yokosuka, Japan and will stay in the Port of Pascagoula for several days before the destroyer heads to its designated pier space …

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GE Delivers Gas Turbine Propulsion Tech for Navy’s DDG 125 Destroyer Ship

General Electric‘s marine solutions business has delivered an LM2500 marine gas turbine propulsion module built to help power the U.S. Navy‘s 75th Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer. GE said Wednesday that Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division is contracted to build the future USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125) with Flight III design upgrades. The Navy expects DDG 125 to enter the service …

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