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Mississippi shipyard gets $44M addition to contract

Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula has been given a nearly $44 million addition to a previous contract.

The Sun Herald reports the contract is for long lead time material and engineering and pre-production activities for construction of a DDG-125 ship.

About 27 percent of the work will be done in Pascagoula.

The rest of the work will be done in Indianapolis, Indiana; York, Pennsylvania; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; High Ridge, Montana; Saratoga Springs, New York and Shreveport, Louisiana.

It is expected to be completed by July 2022.

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