Tag Archives: Newport News

HII Shipbuilding Division Installs Caisson at Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has installed a more than 80-foot caisson fixture inside the Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility located in Virginia. The 400-metric-ton structure is scheduled to reach full operational status later this year to support the construction of Virginia-class submarine Utah‘s bow module, HII said Thursday. HII opened JMAF last year …

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Huntington Ingalls Gets $65M Contract Modification for USS Helena Dry Docking Services

Huntington Ingalls Industries has received a $65.1 million contract modification to provide dry docking services for the U.S. Navy‘s Los Angeles-class submarine USS Helena. The Defense Department said Friday HII will modernize, repair and maintain SSN 725 systems at a company shipyard in Newport News, Virginia, through April 2018. The Navy obligated $62.7 million …

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Huntington Ingalls Division to Help Maintain, Modernize USS Dwight Eisenhower Carrier

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has secured a $36.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to support maintenance and modernization work on the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. NNS will aid nuclear ship alterations and propulsion plant maintenance during the fiscal 2017 planned incremental availability of USS Dwight Eisenhower at the …

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Huntington Ingalls-Built Ford Aircraft Carrier Completes Builder’s Sea Trials

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has concluded a series of USS Gerald R. Ford trials that assessed the aircraft carrier’s systems, components and compartments at sea. HII said Friday builder’s sea trials of the U.S. Navy‘s first Ford-class carrier, dubbed CVN 78, also covered high-speed runs and demonstrated ship capacities. Newport News Shipbuilding …

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Huntington Ingalls Secures $65M Navy Contract Modification for USS Enterprise Long Lead-Time Materials

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ shipbuilding business has landed a potential $65.3 million undefinitized contract modification from the U.S. Navy for the purchase of long lead-time materials for a Ford-class aircraft carrier. The Defense Department said Wednesday Newport News Shipbuilding will provide the materials for the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier and perform work in Newport …

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Huntington Ingalls to Expand Newport News Steel Fabrication Hub; Pete Diakun Comments

Newport News Industrial, a Huntington Ingalls Industries subsidiary, will add 52,000 square feet to its headquarters in Newport News, Virginia to support the heavy steel fabrication work for commercial nuclear power customers. HII said Monday the facility expansion will look to create 120 new jobs and additional parking to support a projected larger workforce. …

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