Tag Archives: Sean Stackley

Navy Commissions General Dynamics-Built Guided Missile Destroyer; Sean Stackley Comments

The U.S. Navy commissioned an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, built by General Dynamics‘ Bath Iron Works subsidiary, at a ceremony held Saturday at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California. USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) was constructed to support the Navy’s crisis management, peacetime, power projection and sea control …

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Sean Stackley: Huntington Ingalls-Built Ford Carrier to Undergo Navy’s Acceptance Trials

The U.S. Navy will conduct acceptance trials of its future USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier at sea before the end of May, USNI News reported Thursday. Acting Navy Secretary Sean Stackley told reporters at the U.S. Naval Institute’s annual meeting that the service branch currently works to address issues identified during the carrier’s builders trials before …

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Huntington Ingalls Christens 16th Virginia-Class Submarine for Navy

Newport News Shipbuilding, a Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) subsidiary, has christened the U.S. Navy‘s 16th Virginia-class Indiana submarine at the company’s shipyard in Newport News, Virginia. The christening occurred Saturday and ship’s sponsor Diane Donald, wife of Adm. Kirkland Donald (U.S. Navy, Ret.), former director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion,  performed the traditional honor of …

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General Dynamics to Host Christening Event for Navy’s Future ‘Thomas Hudner’ Destroyer

The U.S. Navy and General Dynamics will christen a new Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer on Saturday at a ceremony to be held at the company’s Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine. USS Thomas Hudner will be the fourth of 14 ships in the Navy’s DDG 51 program and is built with four gas turbine engines designed to power the ship to …

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Austal, Navy to Christen ‘Tulsa’ Littoral Combat Ship; Sean Stackley Comments

Austal‘s U.S. subsidiary will host a christening ceremony Saturday for the U.S. Navy‘s future Independence-variant littoral combat ship at the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. The USS Tulsa, designated LCS 16, is the second Navy ship that honors the same-named city in Oklahoma and built to support the service branch’s near-shore environment and open-ocean operations. Tulsa …

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Army, Navy Commend Top FY 2013-2015 Defense Suppliers in Incentive Program; Katrina McFarland, Sean Stackley Comment

The U.S. Army and Navy have released their respective lists of vendors the services commend for the companies’ performance as defense suppliers across the fiscal years 2013 through 2015. The fiscal year 2016 Superior Supplier Incentive Program list identifies the top-performing business units within defense corporations and provides opportunities for those …

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Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall Visits Huntington Ingalls Industries Shipyard; Matt Mulherin Comments

Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, recently visited Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding facility for a look into the construction process and progress on two aircraft carriers. HII said Thursday Kendall was given a 3-D model demonstration of the adjustments to the John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) aircraft carrier based on …

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