Huntington Ingalls lands Navy destroyer contract
Published: June 16,2011
PASCAGOULA — Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. has been awarded a design and construction contract for an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer for the U.S. Navy.
The guided missile destroyer will be built at the Ingalls Shipbuilding yard at Pascagoula. Huntington Ingalls said Wednesday that the contract includes the potential award of up to three additional ships.
A price was not disclosed.
The latest ship — known as DDG 113 — will be the 29th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built by Ingalls.
Huntington Ingalls was recently spun off by Northrop Grumman Corp.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
FOLLOW THE MBJ ON TWITTERMy Tweets
Top Posts & Pages
- Canadian company purchasing Southern Lumber for nearly $50M
- Winchester lands $50M ammunition contract from Homeland Security
- Lawmakers question education leaders about escalating administrative costs
- Deer processors need to use caution to insure safe, tasty venison
- Peavey Electronics reorganizing under new globalization plan
- Pearl ordering rental properties to retrofit with sprinklers, build storm shelters
- C Spire completes acquisition of MegaGate Broadband
- Columbia Parachute expanding, relocating to BusinessPlex
- Tourism conference being held on Coast; industry to ask state for more money