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HII Shipbuilding Division Installs Updated Radar Tower on USS George Washington Carrier

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division has installed a new radar structure on a nuclear-powered U.S. Navy aircraft carrier as part of a $2.8B refueling and complex overhaul project. Installation of the radar tower indicated that RCOH work on the service branch’s Nimitz-class USS George Washington is 25 percent complete, HII …

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Huntington Ingalls Demos Steam Catapult Tech on Navy’s Lincoln Carrier

A Huntington Ingalls Industries division has updated and tested a catapult system aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln as part of a ship modernization and maintenance initiative. The U.S. Navy and HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding crew launched steam-powered catapults on the aircraft carrier approximately 20 times during the system’s “no-load” test, the company said Wednesday. “The test …

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