LPD leaves Pascagoula

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Ingalls Shipbuilding's amphibious transport dock Arlington left the Pascagoula yard Friday morning, headed toward Norfolk for an April 6 commissioning. LPD 24 is a 684-foot-long vessel designed to transport up to 800...


Two Global Hawks delivered

Northrop Grumman completed early delivery of two Global Hawk unmanned aircraft to the U.S. Air Force. In 2012, three new Global Hawks were delivered to the Air Force and five previously delivered aircraft completed installation of additional sensors that will allow them to gather...


VT Halter Major Expansion

PASCAGOULA, Miss. — Ground was broken in December on a major expansion of VT Halter Marine. The new ship repair facility will create 400 jobs at VT Halter Marine, which designs and builds ships for the military, among others. The company has three ship construction facilities, with...


Northrop reorganizes sector

Northrop Grumman designated five centers of design and integration excellence in a reorganization of the Aerospace Systems sector's manned aircraft, unmanned systems and electronic attack businesses. Current activities in Moss Point,...


Global Hawk Awarded Most Improved

The U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft program was recently awarded the 2012 Dr. James G. Roche Sustainment Excellence Award for the most improved performance in aircraft maintenance and logistics readiness. Capable of flying for more than 30 hours at an altitude over...


FAA seeking UAV test sites

The federal government Thursday began to solicit proposals for six test sites where unmanned aircraft will be put through tests in preparation for their eventual integration into U.S. airspace. The six locations, which have generated interest from more than 30 states, will become the...


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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