Project to open area for development

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. -- A project to better connect west Jackson County with Sangani Boulevard and Promenade shopping area moved a step forward at the Jackson County Board of Supervisors meeting. Supervisors voted to appoint three of their own to sit on a five-member review committee...

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Work begins on destroyer

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Work has begun on the Navy's next Aegis guided missile destroyer, Ralph Johnson (DDG 114). It's the 30th Arleigh Burke Class destroyer built by Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss., part of Huntington Ingalls Industries. The start-of-fabrication...

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Port receives $14M TIGER Grant

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- The Port of Pascagoula will use a $14 million federal grant to create a more direct and efficient rail connection into the Port of Pascagoula.  This allows the Port to accept deliver from longer trains, ultimately opening up new Mississippi markets for...

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Euro Hawk sets record

MANCHING, Germany -- The Euro Hawk unmanned aircraft system set an endurance record last month when it flew for 25.3 hours in European airspace. Built by Northrop Grumman, operating through its subsidiary Northrop Grumman ISS International Inc. and Cassidian, the UAS climbed to...

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Edenzon talks workforce

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Ingalls Shipbuilding President Irwin F. Edenzon spoke with the Pascagoula Rotary Club Wednesday about the long-term future of the Pascagoula shipyard, the effects of sequestration and workforce development. While the Pascagoula shipyard has a list of big...

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Downtown goes Wi-Fi

PASCAGOULA -- A downtown that is both historic and industrial has been transformed into a high-tech hot spot. Pascagoula's entire downtown has been equipped with Wi-Fi, from the Pascagoula River to Pascagoula Street and from U.S. 90 south to Dupont. A couple of years ago, the city...

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Contract: Lockheed $18.2M

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded an $18,175,946 modification to previously awarded contract for cruiser and destroyer modernization testing efforts associated with the Aegis Combat System. Fifteen percent of the work will be done in...

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Fire Scout hits milestone

The Northrop Grumman-built MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter surpassed 5,000 flight hours while providing surveillance to field commanders in Afghanistan. Since deploying to Afghanistan in 2011, the MQ-8 Fire Scout system has provided real-time airborne surveillance and...

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Ingalls launches 4th NSC

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Ingalls Shipbuilding on Saturday launched Hamilton (WMSL 753), the company's fourth Legend-class national security cutter for the U.S. Coast Guard. Ingalls in 2010 received a $480 million contract to build Hamilton, slated to be delivered to the Coast Guard in...

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STEM at an early age

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- The Pascagoula School District doesn't wait for students to get in high school to start touting math and science. A STEM room at the Aaron Jones Family Interactive Center is designed to build excitement at a young age. The room, sponsored by Ingalls Shipbuilding,...

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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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