Navy Accepts Delivery of Fully Equipped USS Zumwalt

April 24, 2020 – The Navy accepted delivery of USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the lead ship of the Navy’s next-generation of multi-mission surface combatants, on April 24. Following this delivery, the ship will transition from Combat Systems Activation to the next phase of developmental and integrated at-sea testing. This event marks a major milestone of the dual delivery approach for…

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Navy Awards Ship to Shore Connector Contract As Program Continues to Progress

April 16, 2020 – Today, the Navy awarded a contract for the Fiscal Year 2017-2020 procurement of Ship to Shore Connector craft. Ship to Shore Connectors are the evolutionary replacement for the existing fleet of Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) vehicles, and will primarily transport weapon systems, equipment, cargo, and personnel of the assault elements through varied environmental conditions from…

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Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Tripoli

The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Tripoli (LHA 7), the Navy’s newest America-class amphibious assault ship, from Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII)-Ingalls Shipbuilding Division Feb. 28. Amphibious assault ships project power and maintain presence by serving as the cornerstone of the amphibious ready group or expeditionary strike group. These ships transport elements of the Marine expeditionary unit or Marine…

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