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Huntington Ingalls Holds Christening of Coast Guard National Security Cutter Midgett

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ shipbuilding arm in Pascagoula, Mississippi, has conducted a christening ceremony Saturday for a U.S. Coast Guard Legend-class vessel. Ingalls Shipbuilding held the ceremony at the Mississippi shipyard to transfer the National Security Cutter Midgett or WMSL 757 to the water, the company said Saturday. The event featured Adm. Charles Michel, vice …

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Huntington Ingalls Launches USCG’s 8th Natl Security Cutter

Huntington Ingalls Industries has launched the eighth National Security Cutter that HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division built for the U.S. Coast Guard ahead of the vessel’s scheduled Dec. 9 christening ceremony. The company said Wednesday Ingalls Shipbuilding used a rail car system to move Midgett NSC to a floating dry dock last week and deployed the vessel …

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Airbus to Provide Multimode Radar System for Huntington Ingalls-Built National Security Cutter

Airbus‘ defense and space business will produce a multi-mode radar platform for integration into the U.S. Coast Guard‘s ninth National Security Cutter as part of a contract awarded to Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security GmbH. The company said Monday its TRS-3D Baseline D MMR, also called AN/SPS-75, uses gallium nitride technology and offers traditional radar functions as well …

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Huntington Ingalls Launches Coast Guard’s ‘Kimball’ National Security Cutter

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched the seventh Legend-class National Security Cutter the company built for the U.S. Coast Guard from a floating dry dock Saturday. HII said Tuesday the 418-feet-long Kimball was transferred to the dry dock via Ingalls’ rail car system and was launched off the dock with tugboats. “Our crew works …

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Coast Guard Receives Huntington Ingalls-Built ‘Munro’ National Security Cutter

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has handed over a sixth company-built national security cutter to the U.S. Coast Guard. Munro belongs to the military branch’s Legend class and is scheduled for commissioning in Seattle by April 1, 2017, Huntington Ingalls said Friday. “We have a mission statement in the NSC program that says …

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US Coast Guard Picks Fairbanks Morse to Build Offshore Patrol Cutter Engines; Marvin Riley Comments

The U.S. Coast Guard has selected Fairbanks Morse to produce diesel propulsion engines for the military branch’s offshore patrol cutter that is scheduled for sea deployment in 2021. Fairbanks Morse said Wednesday it will build FM-MAN 16V 28/33D diesel engines for the first OPC vessel that Eastern Shipbuilding Group will build for the Coast Guard. The 360-foot-long cutter will …

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Huntington Ingalls-Built National Security Cutter Munro Completes Acceptance Trials

The sixth Huntington Ingalls Industries-built U.S. Coast Guard national security cutter Munro has completed acceptance trials at the Gulf of Mexico in an effort to validate the performance of the ship’s systems. Munro accomplished a full-power propulsion run during the two-day trial that tested its propulsion, electrical, damage control, anchor-handling, small boat operations and combat systems, HII …

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HII-Built ‘Munro’ National Security Cutter Completes Builder’s Sea Trials

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ sixth National Security Cutter ship for the U.S. Coast Guard has completed the three-day builder’s sea trials held at the Gulf of Mexico. Munro underwent ship propulsion, electrical systems, anchor handling, small boat operations, damage control and combat systems tests as well as a four-hour, full-power propulsion run during the trial, …

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Boeing’s Insitu Lands ScanEagle Drone Support Task Order With Coast Guard; Ryan Hartman Comments

Boeing’s Insitu subsidiary has received a potential four-year, $12.3 million task order to provide support services for the ScanEagle unmanned aerial system to use onboard the U.S. Coast Guard’s National Security Cutter ship. The Coast Guard awarded the task order under a Naval Air Systems Command multiple-award contract, Insitu said Monday. The contract has a base …

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