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Report: Shipbuilders Position Themselves for Future Naval Contracts Through Infrastructure Investment

Some industry executives have said their companies have made investments in their infrastructure in an effort to compete and win future contracts as the U.S. Navy ramps up spending on shipbuilding programs, USNI News reported Thursday. Todd Schurra, general manager of Curtiss-Wright, said at the Naval Submarine League symposium that the …

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Huntington Ingalls Christens 16th Virginia-Class Submarine for Navy

Newport News Shipbuilding, a Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) subsidiary, has christened the U.S. Navy‘s 16th Virginia-class Indiana submarine at the company’s shipyard in Newport News, Virginia. The christening occurred Saturday and ship’s sponsor Diane Donald, wife of Adm. Kirkland Donald (U.S. Navy, Ret.), former director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion,  performed the traditional honor of …

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General Dynamics Virginia-Class Attack Submarine Illinois Completes First Open Sea Voyage

The Virginia-class attack submarine Illinois has completed its first voyage into open seas and has returned to a shipyard run by General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat subsidiary. General Dynamics said Monday the nuclear-powered submarine submerged for the first time and underwent a number of submarine and propulsion-plant operations and high-speed runs on and below the surface …

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