Tag Archives: Portsmouth

Aircraft Carrier Alliance-Built HMS Queen Elizabeth Reaches UK Homeport

A U.K. aircraft carrier built by a BAE Systems–Babcock–Thales Group alliance has arrived at its homeport in Portsmouth, England for the first time. The British defense ministry said Wednesday sailors and a flypast from the Fleet Air Arm welcomed the Aircraft Carrier Alliance-built HMS Queen Elizabeth ship that will support F-35 trial flights beginning …

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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 to Help Navy Update USS Truman Shipboard Systems

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has landed a $52.4 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Navy to support modernization work for the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier’s fiscal 2016 planned incremental availability. The Defense Department said Friday Newport News will help the Navy modernize, replace or repair nuclear propulsion systems and specialized systems on the USS Truman. …

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General Dynamics Picks GKN Aerospace to Supply Fuel Tanks for UK Ajax Units

General Dynamics‘ European land systems unit has selected GKN Aerospace to supply the British military with fuel tanks for the Ajax ground vehicle units under a $29.6 million contract throughout 2023. The fuel tanks will be manufactured and produced with self-seal technology and explosion suppression foam in an effort to improve vehicle durability, GKN Aerospace said …

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