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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HII Announces Leadership Changes at its Newport News Shipbuilding Division

March 23, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today changes to the leadership team at its Newport News Shipbuilding division, effective March 13. Julia Jones was promoted to vice president of manufacturing and facilities, where she is responsible for all manufacturing and facilities operations. She has served as the acting vice president since January. Jones has more than 22…

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Ingalls Shipbuilding Successfully Completes Acceptance Trials for Delbert D. Black (DDG 119)

March 17, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division completed the third and final round of sea trials for Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Delbert D. Black(DDG 119). “DDG 119 just completed a very successful sea trial demonstrating shipboard systems to ensure the future delivery of another quality, state-of-the-art surface combatant,” Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias said.…

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HII Wins Ulsan-class Batch-III Contract

March 16, 2020 (Google Translation) – Hyundai Heavy Industries is building the latest Navy escort ship of the Republic of Korea. Hyundai Heavy Industries recently signed a contract for ‘Detailed Design of Ulsan-class Batch-III and Construction of Leadership’ with the Defense Acquisition Program Administration. This is the first trap of the 6,500 ton-class new escort ship construction project introduced by…

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Navy Crew Begins Training in Completed Spaces Aboard John F. Kennedy (CVN 79)

February 27, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) has reached an important milestone in the construction of the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) as the first of 2,700 compartments were turned over to the ship’s crew. The completed spaces allow sailors to begin training on the ship while final outfitting and testing progresses at the company’s Newport News…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Marks Milestone USS George Washington (CVN 73) Refueling and Complex Overhaul, Relights Hull Numbers

February 28, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division and the crew of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) relighted the ship’s hull lights during a brief ceremony Wednesday. With the flip of a switch, 244 lightbulbs on the port and starboard sides of the aircraft carrier’s island house sprang to life, illuminating the distinctive number…

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Ingalls Shipbuilding Successfully Completes Second Builder’s Trials for Delbert D. Black (DDG 119)

February 26, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has successfully completed the second builder’s sea trials of guided missile destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119). The Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer spent more than three days in the Gulf of Mexico testing the ship’s main propulsion, combat and other ship systems. “It truly takes…

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