HII Awarded $936 Million to Build USS Thad Cochran

June 30, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $936 million contract for the construction of an additional Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Flight III destroyer for the U.S. Navy. In 2018, Ingalls was awarded a $5.1 billion fixed-price incentive, multiyear contract for construction of six Arleigh Burke-class Flight III destroyers for the U.S. Navy. “We…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded Advance Procurement Contract for LHA 9

June 17, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a third contract modification from the U.S. Navy for $145 million to provide long-lead-time material and advance procurement activities for amphibious assault ship LHA 9. This modification brings the total advance funding for LHA 9 to $350 million. “This advance procurement contract will help…

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USS Fitzgerald Departs Ingalls for New Homeport San Diego

June 13, 2020 – USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) departed Huntington Ingalls Industries, Ingalls Shipbuilding division’s Pascagoula shipyard June 13 to return to her homeport in San Diego. The sail away reflects more than two years’ worth of effort in restoring and modernizing one of the Navy’s most capable warships after it was damaged during a collision in 2017 that claimed…

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Ingalls Shipbuilding Completes East Bank Reactivation Project

June 5, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division moved destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to Pier Four on the east bank of the Pascagoula River today, signifying the reopening of a facility decimated in Hurricane Katrina. The newly reactivated, 187-acre east bank features covered construction areas to improve safety and optimize ship assembly, expansive storage facilities and…

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Ingalls Shipbuilding Lifts 320-Ton Aft Deckhouse onto Jack H Lucas (DDG 125)

May 20, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division achieved a substantial milestone today with the successful lift of the aft deckhouse onto guided missile destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125). The 320-ton aft deckhouse includes radar equipment rooms, main engine intake and exhaust compartments, electric shop, and staterooms. “Our team has kept this first Flight III ship ahead…

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HII Awarded $187 Million Advance Procurement Contract for LHA 9

May 5, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $187.46 million advance procurement contract from the U.S. Navy to provide long-lead-time material and advance procurement activities for amphibious assault ship LHA 9. “This contract allows us to maintain the health of our critical nationwide shipbuilding supplier base while continuing our serial production…

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Hurricane Hunters Fly Over Ingalls Shipbuilding to Thank Essential Workforce

May 5, 2020 – Shipbuilders watched and cheered today as the Hurricane Hunters from Keesler Air Force Base’s 403rd Wing flew over Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division and Tripoli (LHA 7), to thank the essential workforce continuing to build our nation’s fleet during the COVID-19 pandemic. The “Hercs for Heroes” flyby featured a WC-130J Super Hercules from the wing’s…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries awarded LCS Planning Yard Contract

April 24, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a contract modification to exercise the first option year of the existing Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) Planning Yard contract. This option has a potential total value of up to $107.9 million for planning yard services in support of in-service LCS class ships. “Our outstanding and experienced Shipyard…

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Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Delbert D. Black

April 24, 2020 – The Navy accepted delivery of destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls shipbuilding division, Apr. 24. Accepting delivery of DDG 119 represents the official transfer of the ship from the shipbuilder to the Navy. Prior to delivery, the ship successfully conducted a series of at-sea and pier-side trials to demonstrate its…

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