Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) Departs Ingalls for Commissioning Next Month

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) departed from HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division April 8th. Frank E. Petersen Jr. will be commissioned next month in Charleston, South Carolina, before sailing to its homeport at Hawaii’s Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. “I’m very grateful for the resilient and dedicated shipbuilders on our team, each is world class,” said Kari…

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HII Delivers Destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121)

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) to the U.S. Navy during a signing ceremony held on Tuesday, Nov. 30. This milestone officially transfers custody from HII to the U.S. Navy. “I am again very proud of our DDG team today,” said Kari Wilkinson, Ingalls Shipbuilding president. “Not…

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Future Frank E Petersen Jr Completes Builder’s Trials

The future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121), the Navy’s 71st Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, completed Builder’s sea trials, Aug. 26. The trials were conducted by the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division. Builder’s trials consist of a series of in-port and at-sea demonstrations that allow the shipbuilder to assess the ship’s systems and readiness for Acceptance Trials…

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Future Frank E Petersen Jr Completes Builder’s Trials

The future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121), the Navy’s 71st Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, completed Builder’s sea trials, August 26. The trials were conducted by the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division. Builder’s trials consist of a series of in-port and at-sea demonstrations that allow the shipbuilder to assess the ship’s systems and readiness for Acceptance Trials…

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