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Huntington Ingalls Industries Delivers DDG 114 Ralph Johnson to Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ shipbuilding division has delivered the DDG 114 Ralph Johnson to the U.S. Navy. The company said Wednesday shipbuilders and Supervisor of Shipbuilding Gulf Coast representatives were present during the delivery of the Ralph Johnson. The DD 250 document was signed by Cmdr. Jason Patterson, prospective commanding officer for the DDG …

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HII Holds Keel Authentication for Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee Destroyer

A Huntington Ingalls Industries division has conducted a ceremony to authenticate the keel of a future U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer currently designated DDG 123. The authentication ceremony for the planned Arleigh Burke-class USS Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee hosted by Ingalls Shipbuilding featured ship sponsors Louisa Dixon, Virginia Munford and Pickett Wilson, colleagues …

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Huntington Ingalls Starts ‘Lenah Higbee’ Destroyer Ship Fabrication

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has started to fabricate an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer for the U.S. Navy at the company’s shipyard in Mississippi. The Lenah H. Sutclifee Higbee destroyer represents the fourth of five vessels Huntington Ingalls will build for the military branch’s DDG 51 program as part a contract awarded in 2013, the company said Thursday. Brian Cuccias, …

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Huntington Ingalls Deploys 31st Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer; Brian Cuccias Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division on Saturday deployed the 31st Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer the company built for the U.S. Navy. The company said Wednesday it transported the USS Paul Ignatius to a floating dry dock using Ingall Shipbuilding’s rail car system, then moved the dock away from the pier and ballasted …

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HII Christens 30th Arleigh-Burke Destroyer Ralph Johnson; Brian Cuccias Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries has christened the 30th guided missile destroyer in the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh-Burke ship class. This ship is named after Medal of Honor awardee Ralph Johnson, who served in the Vietnam war from the age of 19, the company said Saturday. Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias said the company aims to build on …

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