Contract: Briartek, $11.2M

Briartek Inc., Alexandria, Va. (N64498-19-D-4033), was awarded an $11,233,400 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with provisions for cost-plus-fixed-fee services and firm-fixed-price supplies to support Man Overboard Indicators (MOBI) ship installations. Five...

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LNG ship gets a name

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - VT Halter Marine officially named its new LNG (liquified natural gas) ship during a ceremony Monday morning that featured U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo and Mississippi’s two senators, Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith. VT Halter Marine was awarded a contract in...

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Contract: Austal, $7.5M

Austal USA LLC, Mobile, Ala., is awarded a $7,466,598 cost-plus-fixed-fee order (N69316-19-F-4001) against a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00024-15-G-2304) to accomplish the post shakedown availability (PSA) for the Littoral Combat Ship USS Cincinnati (LCS 20)....

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Ingalls job fair turnout large

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Hundreds of people attended an Ingalls Shipbuilding jobs fair Saturday. “We are hiring mostly in pipe, pipe welding and pipe fitting,” said Ingalls Vice President of Operations George Jones. “We are looking to hire over 500 positions from today to the...

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Ribbon cut on talent lab

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - The ribbon was cut Friday at Pascagoula High School on the school’s new talent development labs. The upgraded welding lab and machine shop were made possible through the school’s partnership with Ingalls Shipbuilding. The 3,150-square-foot welding lab and...

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Contract: Lockheed, $50.3M

Lockheed Martin, Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, N.J., is awarded a $50,307,909 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-15-C-5151 to exercise options for ship integration and test of the Aegis Weapon System (AWS) for AWS Baselines...

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MISS. LAWMAKERS HAIL AWARD OF $6.7 MILLION FOR TRENT LOTT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RUNWAY IMPROVEMENTS

RESTORE Act Project to Upgrade Capacity of Runway to Accommodate Larger Planes
 

$6.7M grant goes for runway improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the award of a $6,727,759 grant to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) for the Trent Lott International Runway...

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ANCHOR awards presented

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce presented its 11th annual ANCHOR Awards. One recipient was named from each of four categories. The program was created to honor, reward, and celebrate the achievements of small businesses and nonprofit organizations in the community. This...

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Northrop to hike UAV production

Northrop Grumman plans to more than double production capacity for the RQ-4 Global Hawk and MQ-4C Triton unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) to 12 aircraft per year in anticipation of growing demand for the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platform. Northrop is adding...

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