Contract: Raytheon, $34.3M

Raytheon Co. Integrated Defense Systems, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $34,259,681 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-15-C-2414 to exercise option year two for life cycle engineering and support (LCE&S) services for LPD 17 class integrated shipboard...

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Contract: Multiple, $330M

MOWA-Barlovento LLC JV, Gautier, Miss., is among the companies named in a combined $330 million multi-award, firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The contractors will compete for design, construction, and engineering activities encompassing a full...

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DDG 117 launched

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Ingalls Shipbuilding launched Paul Ignatius (DDG 117), the company’s 31st Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided-missile destroyer, on Nov. 12. , the company said in a nced in a Nov. 16 release. Paul Ignatius was moved via Ingalls’ rail car system to a...

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Contract: $43.6M

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $43,569,211 fixed-price incentive (firm target), undefinitized contract action modification to previously awarded contract N00024-13-C-2307 for long lead time material and associated non-recurring engineering...

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Finn completes sea trials

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Ingalls Shipbuilding said it successfully completed the third and final round of sea trials for the guided missile destroyer John Finn (DDG 113). The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer spent two days in the Gulf of Mexico testing the ship’s various systems for...

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LHA-8 named by Mabus

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced Nov. 9 that the next amphibious assault ship would be named after Bougainville Island in the Solomons, the location of a strategic WWII battle. The future Bougainville (LHA-8) will be the third America-class ship and the first Flight 1 design...

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Contract: Lockheed, $60.9M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $60,930,793 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-14-C-5104 to exercise option year three for ship integration and test of the Aegis Weapon System (AWS) for AWS Baselines through...

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Contract: HII, $9.6M

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $9,635,835 cost-plus-award-fee order against previously awarded basic ordering agreement N00024-16-G-2303 to provide program management, advanced planning, engineering, design, material procurement/kitting, liaison,...

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Contract: Northrop, $10.4M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being issued a $10,362,211 modification (P00001) to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm target contract (N00019-16-C-0055) for production of one MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned air system. Work will be performed in San...

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Munro finishes acceptance trials

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division said the company’s sixth Coast Guard National Security Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) has successfully completed acceptance trials. Munro spent two days in the Gulf of Mexico proving the ship’s...

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Contract: Ingalls, $7M

Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $7,016,664 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for post-delivery planning yard services in

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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