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Huntington Ingalls wins $98M Navy contract

PASCAGOULA — The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $98-million cost-plus-fixed-fee advance procurement contract modification for long-lead materials for LPD 27, the 11th amphibious transport dock ship of the USS San Antonio (LPD 17) class. The work, which will be conducted by the Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Pascagoula, will include the purchase of long-lead-time materials and major equipment ...

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Northrop wins another Coast Guard contract

PASCAGOULA — The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded Northrop Grumman a $89-million contract to buy material to start production on a fifth cutter. The work is scheduled to be performed at the company’s Pascagoula shipyard, where two of the eight planned National Security Cutters have been commissioned. The 418-foot-long Legend-class cutters are the flagships of the Coast Guard fleet. The ...

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Northrop, Isle of Capri lays off workers

PASCAGOULA and BILOXI — Layoffs are on the way at a Mississippi Gulf Coast casino and at a shipyard. Northrop Grumman yesterday confirmed a WLOX television report that it laid off 76 workers Friday. A company statement issued by spokesman Bill Glenn notes the cyclical nature of the shipbuilding industry. Meanwhile, WLOX reports that the Isle Casino Hotel in Biloxi ...

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