S. Korea Global Hawk buy nears

S. Korea Global Hawk buy nearing South Korea plans to buy four Northrop Grumman Global Hawk unmanned aircraft for about $848 million, an official at the country's defense acquisition agency confirmed Monday. The contract will be signed next year, officials said. The U.S. Congress...

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Chevron shows off plant

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- When Chevron's $1.4 billion base oil plant comes on line at the Pascagoula refinery next year, there's little doubt the product will sell. It will produce about 25,000 barrels per day of Group II premium base oil, which goes into automotive, industrial...

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Larger Fire Scout takes flight

POINT MUGU, Calif. -- The Navy's newest variant of the Fire Scout unmanned helicopter completed its first day of flying Thursday at Naval Base Ventura County at Point Mugu. At 12:05 p.m. PDT the MQ-8C Fire Scout, built by Northrop Grumman, flew for seven minutes in restricted...

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Station Pascagoula work set

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Haskell Co. of Jacksonville, Fla., has been awarded a $4.6 million U.S. Coast Guard design-build contract for infrastructure work needed to support Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) at Coast Guard Station Pascagoula. The work will ensure that Station Pascagoula is...

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NSC to be christened

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – The U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753), will be christened at Ingalls Shipbuilding Saturday. Hamilton is the fourth of eight planned ships in the Legend-class of technologically advanced multi-mission cutters. The ship is about 65...

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Chevron celebrates employees

MOSS POINT, Miss. -- Chevron Pascagoula Refinery is honoring the contributions of employees and retirees with a series of dinners. The recognitions coincide with the refinery's 50thanniversary and have included formal presentations by state and local elected officials who are Chevron...

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Construction of tug underway

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Construction of Signet Maritime’s seventh ASD tug in less than four years, M/V Signet VIGILANT, is underway at Signet Shipbuilding & Repair in Pascagoula. The 30 metric ton vessel will be the first Castleman Maritime design for Signet with delivery slated...

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Ingalls celebrates 75 years

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Ingalls Shipbuilding held a Family Day on Saturday to commemorate 75 years of building ships on the banks of the Pascagoula River. Mississippi's largest private employer builds Aegis-guided missile destroyers, amphibious assault ships and amphibious transport...

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Somerset delivered to Navy

AVONDALE, La. -- Ingalls Shipbuilding has delivered the amphibious transport dock Somerset (LPD 25) to the U.S. Navy. The DD 250 document officially signifying custody transfer of the ship was signed by officials on the ship at the company's Avondale facility. Somerset is the ninth...

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Contract: Lockheed, $21.3M

Lockheed Martin, Mission Systems and Training, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $21,350,270 modification to previously awarded contract for DDG 51 Combat System Ship Integration Technical Data Packages and Design Budget Engineering Team Packages associated with incorporating the...

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Halter Marine awarded fifth Navy berthing barge

Pascagoula, Miss., July 30, 2021 – Halter Marine, a company of ST Engineering North America, has been awarded a contract option for the U.S. Navy’s fifth Auxiliary Personnel

$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

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