LHA 8 fabrication begins

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Ingalls Shipbuilding officially started fabrication of the America-class amphibious assault ship Bougainville (LHA 8) on Oct. 15. The start of fabrication signifies the shipyard is ready for sustained production and ready to move forward with the construction of the ship. Bougainville will retain the aviation capability of the America-class design while adding the surface assault capability of a well deck. The well deck gives the Marines the ability to house and launch two landing craft air cushion (LCAC) hovercraft or one landing craft utility (LCU) as needed during maritime missions. Other additions will include a larger flight deck configured for an F-35B and Osprey V-22. (Source: Huntington Ingalls, 10/16/18)
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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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