Ingalls Launches New Missile Destroyer

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Huntington Ingalls Industries� Ingalls Shipbuilding division successfully launched the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) on July 13 in Pascagoula. DDG 121 was translated via Ingalls� rail car system to a floating...


Contract: Northrop, $41.2M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is awarded $41,229,512 for cost-plus-fixed-fee modification 08 to order 0041 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026). This modification increases the ceiling and extends the period of performance...


Contract: HII, $27.5M

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $27,469,298 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-4444) for the execution of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) emergent repair and restoration. This effort...


Northrop expands in Moss Point

MOSS POINT, Miss. � Northrop Grumman has added an operational area to its Moss Point manufacturing center. The 101,000-square-foot Moss Point facility has been doing work on unmanned fixed-wing and rotary-wing systems since 2006. The company said Monday that the expanded...


Australia to buy Tritons

Australia is to acquire six Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton maritime unmanned aerial systems, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on Tuesday. The first RAAF Triton is scheduled to be delivered in mid-2023. Tuesday�s initial $1.4 billion program announcement covers the first...


Ocean Springs getting new eatery

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. � A third Taco Sombrero Mexican restaurant on the Coast is under construction near Ocean Springs. The Shoppes at Washington Avenue is going up near exit 50 of Interstate 10 in Jackson County and Taco Sombrero is a tenant, the owners said during the...


Contract: Leidos, $14.1M

Leidos Innovations Corp., Gaithersburg, Md., was awarded a $14,133,010 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost only modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-16-C-5202) to exercise the options for integrated logistic support, fleet support, and life-cycle-sustainment of the...


MQ-8C being tested on LCS

The Navy�s unmanned MQ-8C Fire Scout began a new series of operational testing this month aboard the USS Coronado (LCS 4) off the coast of San Diego. The operations are a continuation of MQ-8C operational testing that began in April. This phase of testing is for the MQ-8C's...


Ocean Springs one of the coolest

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. � The City of Ocean Springs made Budget Travel's list of the �10 Coolest Small Towns in America 2018." The category features towns with a population under 20,000 that offer travelers a mix of culture, community spirit, natural beauty, and good eats.This...


Contract: Boeing, $15.9M

The Boeing Co., Huntington Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $15,879,671 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for design agent and technical engineering services for the AN/USQ-82(V) family of systems consisting of the data multiplex system, fiber optic data multiplex system, and gigabit...


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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