Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded Contract for DDG 51-Class Follow Yard Services

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division received a $27 million cost-plus-award fee contract from the U.S. Navy today for follow yard services in the Navy’s USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) program. The contract, which provides liaison and technical support, engineering, design and configuration management, systems engineering, turn-key management and crew indoctrination, includes four option years with a total potential contract value of $181.4 million if all options are exercised. “This contract highlights our shipyard’s versatility in handling all aspects of shipbuilding for the Navy,” said Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian…

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US Navy Contract Announcements April 16, 2018

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Mississippi, is being awarded a $27,079,692 cost-plus-award-fee contract for DDG 51 class follow yard services (FYS). The FYS provides necessary engineering, technical, material procurement and production support; configuration; class flight and baseline upgrades and new technology support; data and logistics management; lessons learned analysis; acceptance trials; post-delivery test and trials; post shakedown availability support; reliability and maintainability; system safety program support; material and fleet turnover support; shipyard engineering team; turnkey; crew indoctrination, design tool/design standardization, detail design development, and other technical and engineering analyses…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces New Vice President And Chief Counsel of Newport News Shipbuilding Division

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced April 13 that Jon Arena has been named vice president and chief counsel of HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. He will succeed Jim Gildea, who retired on April 1. Arena will be a key member of the law department’s leadership team, reporting directly to Kellye Walker, executive vice president and chief legal officer, and indirectly to Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin. In this role, he will be responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to senior management and overseeing and coordinating the provision of legal…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces Plan To Reactivate East Bank Facilities At Ingalls Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division plans to reactivate its shipbuilding facilities on the east bank of the Pascagoula River. The site of the original Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., founded in 1938, was decimated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The reactivation will restore the facility’s ability to support Ingalls’ current ship construction and modernization programs as well as help the company better prepare for future work, including next-generation amphibious assault ships and surface combatants. “We are excited to be bringing the east bank back to life,” Ingalls…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries & KBR to Establish and Manage Australia’s Naval Shipbuilding College

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced April 3rd that Australia’s Department of Defence has awarded a contract to Naval Shipbuilding Institute (NSI), a joint venture between HII’s Technical Solutions division and Kellogg Brown and Root’s (KBR) Government Services division, to establish and manage Australia’s new Naval Shipbuilding College. This effort is in support of Australia’s mission to recapitalize its shipbuilding and maritime sustainment industry over the next several decades. In announcing the request for proposals in 2017, Minster of Defence Industry Christopher Pyne emphasized that the Naval Shipbuilding College is a unique…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Receives Multiple-Award Contract to Provide Training Services to the U.S. Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division was recently awarded a $25 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, multiple-award contract from the U.S. Navy to provide training services for tactical afloat shipboard, ashore and submarine command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems. The three-year contract includes two one-year option periods, which, if exercised, could bring the value of the contract to $43 million. Work will be performed on ships and land sites worldwide and, if all options are exercised, work will continue through September 2022. This is one of four multiple-award…

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HII’s Proteus Successfully Completes Unmanned Missions Testing at 2017 Advanced Naval Technology Exercise

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that Proteus, its dual-mode undersea vehicle, successfully completed autonomous contested battlespace missions during the 2017 Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (Panama City Division). During ANTX, the Naval Surface Warfare Center, in cooperation with HII, Battelle, Northrop Grumman and Riptide Autonomous Solutions, conducted aerial, surface and underwater vehicle advance mission capability demonstrations through relevant operational scenarios while communicating real-time mission performance to remote operations headquarters. The underwater mission segment focused on Proteus’ unmanned missions capabilities. Proteus, developed by HII’s Technical…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions Division Wins Contract For Engineering Services And Technical Support For Naval Warfare Center

April 11, 2017 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Technical Solutions division has received a contract award to provide engineering services and technical, logistics, maintenance and installation/alteration support to Naval Sea System Command’s Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD). AMSEC LLC, now part of the Fleet Support Group of HII’s Technical Solutions division, will perform the work for NSWCPD’s Cargo and Weapons Handling Division in major home ports in the United States, as well as in Canada and Egypt. If all options are exercised, the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract,…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions Division Exercises Options On Naval Modernization Contract

March 16, 2017 – Huntington Ingalls announced today that its Technical Solutions division recently received a modification to a previously awarded contract to provide maintenance, modernization and Chief of Naval Operations availabilities on amphibious-class ships (LSD, LPD, LHD) homeported in San Diego. The original contract was awarded to HII’s Continental Maritime of subsidiary. Continental Maritime was consolidated under Technical Solutions in when HII acquired , a government services company headquartered in . Work will be performed by Technical Solutions’ and, if all options are exercised, the work is expected to…

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Reps. Wittman and Palazzo Visit Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding Division

February 22, 2017 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division hosted Reps. Rob Wittman, R-Va., and Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., on Wednesday for a tour of the shipyard, which included ships under construction at Ingalls. “Today was an informative visit to Ingalls Shipbuilding—one of our nation’s best assets,” said Wittman, who is chairman of the House Armed Services’ Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee. “It is obvious the men and women of Ingalls brandish their skill-sets to build high-quality ships for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard. It is so nice to see the…

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US Coast Guard awards multiple contracts for heavy polar icebreaker industry studies

February 22, 2017 – The U.S. Coast Guard awarded five firm fixed-price contracts for heavy polar icebreaker design studies and analysis Wednesday. The contracts were awarded to the following recipients: Bollinger Shipyards, LLC, Lockport, Louisiana; Fincantieri Marine Group, LLC, Washington, District of Columbia; General Dynamics/National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, California; Huntington Ingalls, Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi; and VT Halter Marine, Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi. The combined total value of the awards is approximately $20 million. The objective of the studies are to identify design and systems approaches to reduce acquisition cost and…

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Keel Laid for Future USS Frank E Petersen Jr

February 21, 2017 – The keel of future guided-missile destroyer USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121) was ceremoniously laid Feb. 21 at Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard. Although official construction of DDG 121 began April 2016, the keel laying symbolically recognizes the ceremonial beginning of the ship. The keel was said to be “fairly and truly laid” and was authenticated by D’Arcy Neller, the ship’s sponsor, and Donald Brabston, a master Ingalls shipbuilder. “The keel laying is the symbolic first step in shaping our nation’s newest destroyer,” said Capt. Casey Moton,…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Authenticates Keel of National Security Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757)

January 27, 2017 – Ingalls Shipbuilding division today authenticated the keel of the eighth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter, Midgett (WMSL 757). “The National Security Cutter Program is vital to our , our country and to Ingalls Shipbuilding,” said Ingalls Shipbuilding President . “Today, we lay the foundation upon which this great ship will be built. The Midgett, like her sister ships, is being built to the highest quality standards with outstanding cost and schedule performance, and the NSC team is energized to make this one the best yet.”…

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