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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 Division Unveils Navy’s 2nd America-Class Amphibious Assault Ship

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has rolled out a second America-class amphibious assault ship from a floating dry dock following completion of preparation work on the ship’s hull. HII said Wednesday it launched Tripoli, or LHA 7, for the U.S. Navy approximately 13 weeks ahead of schedule. Ingalls Shipbuilding expects to begin the construction of the service …

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