Contract: HII, $30.2M

Huntington Ingalls Inc. - Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded $30,169,626 for a cost-plus-fixed fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-4444) for the execution of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) emergent repair and restoration. This effort shall provide for the additional modernization work items and contract growth for collision repairs as well as maintenance for USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62). Additional contract modifications for collision repair, equipment installation as well as other maintenance and modernization requirements are planned with final definitization of this contract in the third quarter of fiscal 2018. Work will be performed in Pascagoula and is expected to be completed by January 2020. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $14,425,453; and fiscal 2018 other procurement (Navy) in the amount of $659,360 will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds in the amount of $14,425,453 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 01/26/18)

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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