Posts Tagged ‘shipbuilders’

Ingalls Shipbuilding completes helicopter hangar for Navy

by Associated Press Published: May 8,2012

Tags: defense, hangars, helicopters, manufacturer, manufacturing, military, shipbuilders, shipbuilding, ships

GULFPORT — A large helicopter hangar, built by Ingalls Shipbuilding in Gulfport, is headed for Maine. WLOX TV reports the 60-foot-wide structure, made from carbon composites, took nearly two years to construct. The structure is headed for Bath Iron Works in Maine, where it will be attached to the newest Navy destroyer. “Oh man, it’s […] [...]

Ingalls could lose two cutters to federal budget cuts

PASCAGOULA — The U.S. Coast Guard will not get the last two of eight planned national security cutters, under President Barack Obama’s 2013 budget request. The two cutters were not included in the Coast Guard’s five-year capital investment plan, The Mississippi Press reported. The capital investment plan outlines acquisition priorities under the limits set by […] [...]

Ingalls Shipbuilding awarded $70M contract modification from Navy

PASCAGOULA — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $70 million cost-plus-fixed-fee advance procurement contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide long-lead materials for LPD 27, the 11th amphibious transport dock of the USS San Antonio (LPD 17) class. The funds awarded to Ingalls will be used to purchase long-lead-time materials and […] [...]

Huntington Ingalls showcasing new frigate design at exposition

by Associated Press Published: February 2,2012

Tags: defense, design, exposition, military, shipbuilders, shipbuilding, ships

PASCAGOULA — Huntington Ingalls Industries is putting its new patrol frigate design on display this week at the Pacific 2012 International Maritime and Naval Exposition in Sydney, Australia. The frigates would be built in Pascagoula. They are based on the company’s cutter being built for the Coast Guard. Huntington Ingalls officials say in a statement […] [...]

Shipbuilders could see impact from Defense Department cuts

by Associated Press Published: January 30,2012

Tags: contracts, defense, defense spending, manufacturing, military, shipbuilders, shipbuilding, ships, vessels

PASCAGOULA — The Department of Defense’s proposed cost-cutting measures could have major implications for shipbuilding in South Mississippi. As a result of the cuts, some new vessels could be shelved, scrapped or delayed over the next decade. A few broad details covered in the first five years of a 10-year cost reduction plan were released […] [...]

OSHA cites, fines Huntington Ingalls for safety violations

PASCAGOULA — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a Pascagoula shipyard for 50 safety violations and has proposed penalties of $176,444. OSHA officials say in a news release that the penalties against Huntington Ingalls Industries and five subcontractors come from a June inspection after receiving a complaint about safety hazards. Huntington Ingalls was […] [...]

Huntington Ingalls delivers ship to Navy

by MBJ Staff Published: December 20,2011

Tags: contracts, defense, manufacturing, military, shipbuilders, shipbuilding, ships

PASCAGOULA — Huntington Ingalls Industries has delivered the company’s sixth amphibious transport dock, San Diego (LPD 22), to the U.S. Navy. The ship was delivered in a brief ceremony at Ingalls Shipbuilding. San Diego recently completed acceptance sea trials with the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey observing. Ingalls’ test and trials team thoroughly tested […] [...]

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