Keel Authenticated for Future USS Harrisburg

The keel for the future USS Harrisburg (LPD 30), the Navy’s 14th San Antonio class-amphibious transport dock ship and the first Flight II ship, was laid at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding, Jan. 28. A keel laying is the recognition of the start of a ship’s construction. It is the joining together of a ship’s modular components and the…

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Keel Authenticated for the Future USNS Cody

The keel for the future USNS Cody, Expeditionary Fast Transport Ship (EPF 14), the first of the Spearhead-class EPF Flight II configuration, was laid at Austal USA, Jan. 26. A keel laying is the recognition of the start of a ship’s construction. It is the joining together of a ship’s modular components and the authentication or etching of an honoree’s…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Begins Fabrication of Amphibious Transport Dock Harrisburg (LPD 30)

April 16, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division recently started fabrication of the U.S. Navy’s newest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock Harrisburg (LPD 30). The start of fabrication signifies that the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. “LPD 30 is the start of an exciting new era for the San Antonio class,” said Steve Sloan, Ingalls…

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