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Future USS Jackson launches, marks production milestone

December 16, 2013

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MOBILE, Ala. — The future USS Jackson (LCS 6) — named for the city of Jackson, Miss. — launched from the Austal USA shipyard Saturday, marking an important production milestone for the littoral combat ship program, according to a news release from the U.S. Navy. Jackson joins the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5), which will […]

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Ingalls Shipbuilding’s Gulfport facility reaches key hangar milestone

April 8, 2013

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Shipbuilders at Huntington Ingalls Industries division in Gulfport have turned an inverted hangar to an upright position — or ship-shape — a key step in the construction of the Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer Michael Monsoor. The step is a significant milestone in the construction of the composite hangar on the second destroyer of this type […]

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Ingalls-Built Arlington (LPD 24) Successfully Completes Navy Acceptance Trials

November 5, 2012

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PASCAGOULA —  Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that the amphibious transport dock Arlington (LPD 24) returned from successful U.S. Navy acceptance sea trials on Friday. The company’s eighth ship in the LPD 17 class returned to Pascagoula following three days of at-sea demonstrations and testing. “We have now completed successful sea trials on eight LPDs, and our […]

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Ingalls awarded $133.7 million for Amphibious Dock LPD 27

May 15, 2012

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PASCAGOULA — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $133.7 million, cost-plus-fixed-fee advance procurement contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide long lead time materials for LPD 27, the 11th amphibious transport dock of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class. The funds awarded to Ingalls will be […]

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