HII launches NSC Midgett

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched the National Security Cutter (NSC) Midgett (WMSL 757) on Nov. 22 from its Pascagoula shipyard. Midgett is the eighth NSC-Ingalls built ship for the Coast Guard. It will be christened...

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Navy accepts delivery of DDG 114

PASCAGOULA, Miss -- The Navy accepted delivery of future guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) from shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Wednesday. In early September, DDG 114 successfully demonstrated its ship's systems and readiness during a series of...

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DDG 123 keel authenticated

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division authenticated the keel of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123) Tuesday. The ship is named in honor of the first woman to receive the Navy Cross. DDG...

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Navy secretary tours Ingalls

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer had his first tour of Ingalls Shipbuilding Thursday, his first visit since being was sworn in as the 76th SECNAV in August. Spencer was accompanied on the tour by Huntington Ingalls Industries President/CEO Mike...

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HII gets top marks

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced it received a score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay,...

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Festival sets records

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. -- Although the final total is still unknown, officials believe this year's Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival broke last year's attendance record of 151,000 over the two days of the event. A record 473 vendors were spread out across the festival...

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Contract: Lockheed, $60.2M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Rotary Mission Systems, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $60,196,236 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-5104) to exercise options for ship integration and test of the AEGIS weapon system (AWS) for AWS...

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Two groceries expand

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. – Two grocery stores have unveiled multimillion-dollar makeovers that expand their prepared food sections. Rouses Market and Winn-Dixie, a couple miles apart on U.S. 90, are celebrating their new looks with grand re-openings. Customers lined up for free...

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Navy to christen DDG 119

The Navy will christen the newest guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119), during a 10:00 a.m. CST ceremony Nov. 4 at Huntington Ingalls Industries Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss. It will be the 69th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and is the fifth of...

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Contract: HII, $9.9M

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $9,920,893 cost-plus award-fee order against a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00024-16-G-2303) to provide program management, advanced planning, engineering, design, material procurement/kitting,...

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Contract: Ingalls, $7M

Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $7,016,664 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for post-delivery planning yard services in

DHS picks Mississippi

Mississippi State University in Starkville was chosen by the Department of Homeland Security as a base of operations for drone research. Research

B&D expands, creating 35 jobs

B&D Plastics, LLC is expanding in Gautier, Miss., a $750,000 corporate investment that will create 35 jobs. B&D Plastics is one of the

Northrop expanding in Moss Point

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems Center will expand its operation at Trent Lott International Airport in Moss Point,

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