Fitzerald arriving for repairs

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – The USS Fitzgerald is scheduled to arrive in South Mississippi on Friday morning. The guided missile destroyer arrives at about 10 a.m. Ingalls was selected by the U.S. Navy to repair the Fitzgerald, which was built at Bath Iron Works in Maine and launched in January 1994. In June the ship collided with a container ship off the coast of Japan. Seven crew members died and the destroyer was seriously damaged. Then when it was being loaded onto a transport ship for its trip to Pascagoula, the Fitzgerald was damaged again, adding two new punctures in the ship’s hull. (Source: Sun Herald, 01/18/18)

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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