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  • Huntington Ingalls Concludes SSN 789 Initial Sea Trials - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Huntington Ingalls Concludes SSN 789 Initial Sea Trials

    Huntington Ingalls Indutries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has finished conducting initial sea trials of its latest Virginia-class submarine. In this phase of testing, the SSN 789 or Indiana submarine performed its first submergence and exhibited high-speed maneuvers under and above water, HII said Friday. “We are pleased with how Indiana performed and look forward to continuing our testing program […] More

  • Report: Navy Selects Port Canaveral as USS Indiana Commissioning Location - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Navy Selects Port Canaveral as USS Indiana Commissioning Location

    The U.S. Navy plans to commission USS Indiana (SSN 789) at Port Canaveral in the third quarter of this year, Florida Today reported Wednesday. The report said the service branch will conduct sea trials of the Virginia-class nuclear-powered submarine ahead of the planned commissioning ceremony. Other locations considered for the event were Groton, Connecticut and […] More

  • Huntington Ingalls Transfers 16th Virginia-Class Submarine for Final Testing - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Huntington Ingalls Transfers 16th Virginia-Class Submarine for Final Testing

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has launched the U.S. Navy‘s future Indiana submarine into James River and transferred the watercraft from a construction facility to a pier managed by the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division in preparation for final crew certification, outfitting and testing. Indiana, dubbed as SSN 789, will represent the 16th Virginia-class submarine of the Navy and the eighth unit Newport […] More

  • Huntington Ingalls Christens 16th Virginia-Class Submarine for Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 breaking a bottle of sparkling […] More

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