Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces New VP & CIO at Ingalls Shipbuilding

January 10, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that Jason Brown has been promoted to vice president and chief information officer (CIO) for Ingalls Shipbuilding. In his new role, he will be responsible for all aspects of information technology, including applications development and maintenance, project technical strategy and execution, IT governance for outsourced services, IT operations and administration, software…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Wins Planning Yard Contract

December 20, 2019 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a contract with a potential total value of $453.4 million for planning yard services in support of in-service cruisers and destroyers. The contract includes options over a five-year period. “This is another exciting opportunity for our shipbuilders to continue our 35 years of…

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Construction Begins at Ingalls on Future USCGC Calhoun

November 12, 2019 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division officially started fabrication of the U.S. Coast Guard’s newest Legend-class national security cutter (NSC) Calhoun (WMSL 759) today. The start of fabrication signifies that the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. “Each new ship in this class has been an exciting opportunity to build on our legacy,” said…

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Keel Authenticated for First Flight III Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer

November 7, 2019 – In an historic milestone for the DDG 51 program, the keel of the first Flight III destroyer, the future USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125), was ceremoniously laid and authenticated at Huntington Ingalls Shipyard, Nov. 7. Ruby Lucas and Catherine B. Reynolds, ship sponsors, authenticated the keel by etching their initials into the keel plate. Although…

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Ninth National Security Cutter Launched

October 9, 2019 – Huntington Ingalls Industries launched the Coast Guard’s ninth national security cutter (NSC), Stone, on Oct. 4, 2019. The cutter is scheduled for delivery in fiscal year 2021. Its namesake, Elmer Fowler Stone, was a Coast Guard innovator and aviator who in May 1919 became the first person to pilot an aircraft across the Atlantic. U.S. Coast…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces Leadership Changes At Shipyards

August 14, 2019 – Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today leadership changes at its Ingalls Shipbuilding and Newport News Shipbuilding divisions. Premo Sabbatini has been promoted to vice president of central planning and process excellence at Ingalls Shipbuilding. He succeeds Rick Spaulding, who has accepted a position as vice president of business process standardization at Newport News Shipbuilding. Sabbatini will…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Successfully Completes Builder’s Trials for Amphibious Assault Ship Tripoli (LHA 7)

July 22, 2019 – Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today the successful completion of builder’s trials on the amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA 7). The second ship in the America class spent four days at sea in the Gulf of Mexico, testing the ship’s main propulsion, combat and other systems before returning to HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division. “Congratulations to the…

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2019 HII Shipbuilder Academy Signing Day

May 9, 2019 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division hosted a signing day ceremony on Tuesday for the 2019 graduates of its Shipbuilder Academy program. Twenty-six high school seniors were offered full-time positions at Ingalls after successfully completing the specialized career technical education (CTE) program. “For more than 80 years, Ingalls has provided the families of our communities the…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Wins LCS Planning Yard Contract

May 1, 2019 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a cost-plus-award-fee contract with a potential total value of $931.7 million for planning yard services in support of in-service littoral combat ships (LCS). The contract, which includes options over a six-year period, also provides work packages for HII’s Technical Solutions division. “Ingalls Shipbuilding…

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Huntington Ingalls Awarded $1.47 Billion for First Flight II LPD

March 26, 2019 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $1.48 billion, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Navy for the detail design and construction of the amphibious transport dock LPD 30. The ship will be the 14th in the San Antonio class and the first Flight II LPD. “Ingalls looks forward to continuing…

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US Navy Contract Announcements March 26, 2019

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, Mississippi, was awarded a $1,471,290,677 fixed-price-incentive modification to previously awarded contract N00024-18-C-2406 for the procurement of the detail design and construction of Landing Platform Dock (LPD) 30, the first LPD 17 Flight II ship which will meet all the capabilities and capacities requirements for the Amphibious Ship Replacement. Work will be performed in Pascagoula, Mississippi (82…

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Keel Laid for Future USS Bougainville

March 14, 2019 – The keel laying and authentication ceremony for the future USS Bougainville (LHA 8) was held at the Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division (HII), March 14. The ship’s sponsor, Ellyn Dunford, authenticated the keel by welding her initials into the keel plate. Traditionally, keel laying marks the first step in ship construction. However, with today’s advanced…

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Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Paul Ignatius

February 22, 2019 – The Navy accepted delivery of the future destroyer USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls shipbuilding division, Feb. 22. Accepting delivery of DDG 117 represents the official transfer of the ship from the shipbuilder to the Navy. Prior to delivery, the ship conducted a series of at-sea and pier-side trials to demonstrate…

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LPD 17 Class Flight II Program Moves the Navy Forward with Common Rail Fuel Injection

February 8, 2019 – The next generation LPD 17 Flight II Class amphibious transport dock ships are moving forward in Main Propulsion Diesel Engine (MPDE) efficiency by installing the common rail fuel injection system on the ship’s Pielstick-Colt 2.5V Sequentially Turbocharged (STC) engine. This technically advanced system replaces the existing mechanical fuel delivery system and is expected to yield significant…

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