Tag Archives: Huntington Ingalls Industries

John Casey: General Dynamics Team Awaits Navy Feedback on Submarine Construction Work-Sharing Plan

General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat subsidiary and Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division are awaiting the U.S. Navy‘s decision on their proposed teaming arrangement for the Ohio-class submarine replacement program, Defense News reported Monday. Christopher Cavas writes John Casey, executive vice president of marine systems at General Dynamics, said the companies …

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HII Subsidiary Awarded Navy Logistics Support Contract

A subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries will provide integrated logistics support to the U.S. Navy under a potential five-year, $36.7 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Huntington Ingalls said Thursday AMSEC will support the Navy’s work to develop, maintain and manage hull, mechanical and electrical technical data. The contract also covers electronic publishing support, systems engineering, supply support, training and curriculum development work. AMSEC will perform …

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Huntington Ingalls Unveils Sixth US Coast Guard National Security Cutter; Derek Murphy Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries has completed the sixth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter for the agency to use in maritime security mission. The Ingalls Shipbuilding division unveiled Munro on Saturday and transported the ship to the floating dry dock aboard Ingalls’ rail car system, Huntington Ingalls said Monday. Munro scheduled for delivery to …

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Reuters: Shipbuilding Contractors Show Interest in Coast Guard Icebreaker Program

Huntington Ingalls Industries and General Dynamics have expressed interest in the U.S. Navy‘s program for icebreaker vessels after the administration proposed to accelerate the buying process, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea Shalal writes the proposal brought forward the acquisition to 2020 from 2022 due to increasing commerce and maritime traffic in the Arctic …

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Huntington Ingalls to Test USS Lincoln Carrier’s Steam System; Chris Miner Comments

A Huntington Ingalls Industries division has begun to test steam-powered engines and electrical generators of the U.S. Navy‘s USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier. “Once the work and final testing, including sea trials, is complete, Lincoln will be redelivered to the Navy as one of the most technologically advanced Nimitz-class carriers …

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Huntington Ingalls Lays Keel for John F. Kennedy Carrier; Matt Mulherin Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has laid the keel for the future USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier at a ceremony in Newport News, Virginia. Sponsored by former President Kennedy’s daughter Caroline Kennedy, the carrier will be the second ship of the Gerald R. Ford carrier class, HII said Saturday. The carrier …

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Huntington Ingalls’ Karen Velkey Promoted to Benefits, Compensation Corporate VP


Karen Velkey, formerly director of corporate compensation at Huntington Ingalls Industries, has been promoted to corporate VP of benefits and compensation. She will report directly to Chief Human Resources Officer and Corporate VP Bill Ermatinger and oversee the company’s executive compensation, salary and wage administration, deferred compensation, health and welfare …

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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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