Rolls-Royce, Defense Production Act Title III investment to upgrade company’s Naval facility in Pascagoula

August 12, 2020 – Rolls-Royce and the Defense Production Act Title III office will invest millions of dollars to upgrade the company’s capability and capacity for U.S. Navy ship propulsion components in its facility in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The DPA Title III office has already agreed to invest $22 million for equipment, with Rolls-Royce making an additional investment for building improvements,…

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NAVSUP and Partners Provide Rapid Response to Future USS Tripoli

April 29, 2020 – When sailors assigned to Pre Commissioning Unit (PCU) Tripoli (LHA 7), transferred from San Diego to Pascagoula, Mississippi they had no way to know that only a few months later, hundreds of their shipmates would be in a Restriction of Movement (ROM) status. The nature of critical COVID-19 mitigation strategies meant that everyday tasks for Tripoli,…

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Gerald R Ford Combat Systems Tested

April 7, 2020 – USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) recently completed testing of vital combat systems while underway in the Atlantic Ocean. These tests, conducted during Ford’s post-delivery test and trials (PDT&T) phase, are designed to stress the ship’s combat system capabilities and demonstrate the successful integration of new technologies, which the crew employs to defend the aircraft carrier.…

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Future USS Fort Lauderdale Launched

March 30, 2020 – The future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) was successfully launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Division shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi, March 28. Fort Lauderdale is the Navy’s 12th San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ship. On March 7 2020, the ship was transferred from the land level facility to the dry dock in preparation…

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