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HII Begins Fabrication of Navy’s Bougainville Amphibious Assault Ship

A shipbuilding arm of Huntington Ingalls Industries has begun to fabricate an America-class amphibious assault ship as part of U.S. Navy‘s LHA Replacement Program. The company said Tuesday fabrication of the Bougainville marks the shipyard’s readiness to start construction work on HII’s 16th large-deck vessel. LHA 8 is designed to have aviation-related features and a well …

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Huntington Ingalls, Navy Launch Future USS Frank Petersen Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries and the U.S. Navy launched Friday the service branch’s future Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. at a company shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. HII said Monday the ship, designated as DDG 121, was transferred to a floating dry dock with a rail car system, then the structure was moved away from …

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