Tag Archives: USS Enterprise

QinetiQ Completes Negotiations on CVN 80 Control Equipment Contract With General Atomics

QinetiQ‘s North American segment has completed negotiations under a contract that General Atomics awarded in 2017 for control hardware and software. The equipment will function to control the electromagnetic aircraft launch system and advanced arresting gear of CVN 80 or the future USS Enterprise, the third U.S. Navy Ford-class aircraft carrier, the company said Monday. The …

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Huntington Ingalls Division Gets $65M USS Enterprise Contract Modification

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $65 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract to obtain additional long-lead-time material for the future Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. The Defense Department said Friday the service branch will obligate the full amount of the modification from its fiscal 2018 shipbuilding and …

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HII shipbuilding division inactivates Navy’s USS Enterprise; Chris Miner comments

A shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries has completed the inactivation of a legacy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier the U.S. Navy decommissioned on Feb. 3, 2017. Newport News Shipbuilding completed the inactivation base work for the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in December 2017 and the government contracting office has recently finalized the …

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Navy Cancels RFP on Commercial Recycling of USS Enterprise’s Non-Nuclear Parts

The U.S. Navy has halted a proposal solicitation for the commercial recycling of the retired USS Enterprise‘s non-nuclear components. The military branch said Monday it needs more information to determine an executable and environmentally sound approach for the disposal of USS Enterprise. The Huntington Ingalls Industries-built nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was decommissioned in February after almost 55 years …

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Huntington Ingalls Secures $65M Navy Contract Modification for USS Enterprise Long Lead-Time Materials

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ shipbuilding business has landed a potential $65.3 million undefinitized contract modification from the U.S. Navy for the purchase of long lead-time materials for a Ford-class aircraft carrier. The Defense Department said Wednesday Newport News Shipbuilding will provide the materials for the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier and perform work in Newport …

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Joseph Leonard Joins HII as Large Surface Combatant Program Customer Affairs Corporate Director

Joseph Leonard, former chief of staff of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations’ assessment and naval warfare integration segments, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries as its large surface combatant program’s customer affairs corporate director. HII said Friday Leonard will report directly to Dan Holloway, HII’s customer affairs corporate vice president, …

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Defense News: Navy Could Hold USS Enterprise Disposal Contract Competition

The U.S. Navy is examining the potential of a contract competition to help the branch dispose of the nuclear-powered USS Enterprise aircraft carrier, Defense News reported Sunday. Christopher Cavas writes that the Naval Sea Systems Command is considering the use of commercial services to dismantle the Enterprise due to potential capacity or cost limitations with …

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