Senators praise Northrop over contract

MOSS POINT, Miss. – Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker praised Northrop Grumman and the city for two separate contracts to build additional unmanned systems at Northrop’s Unmanned Systems Center in Moss Point. The Navy awarded Northrop a $108.1 million contract for 10 MQ-8C...

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Contract: HII, $120M

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Ingalls Shipbuilding Division, Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $120,000,000 fixed-price-incentive modification to previously awarded contract N00024-16-C-2427 for additional long lead time material in support of Landing Helicopter Assault (LHA)...

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Navy orders more MQ-8Cs

Northrop Grumman is set to build 10 additional MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters for the U. S. Navy, giving maritime commanders persistent, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR). It brings to 29 the total number of MQ-8C Fire Scouts procured so far. The MQ-8C airframe is based on the commercial Bell 407, a helicopter with more...

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Ingalls contract wins

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., this week was awarded two separate contracts. One was a $19.1 million modification to previously awarded contract N00024-14-C-2410 for LX(R) Amphibious Ship Replacement Program design acceleration. Work will be done in Pascagoula and is...

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County to take free skimmer boat

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality called Jackson County and offered the county’s Emergency Management a $500,000 oil skimmer boat, at no cost. EMS Director Earl Etheridge checked it out and on Tuesday convinced the Jackson County Board of...

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First set of builder's trial completed

PASCAGOULA, Miss. — The first round of sea trials for the guided missile destroyer John Finn (DDG 113) has been completed. The Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) ship, built at Ingalls Shipbuilding, spent three days in the Gulf of Mexico testing the ship’s main propulsion system...

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Contract: Lockheed, $19.6M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $19,569,891 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-15-C-5151 to exercise an option for ship integration and test of the Aegis Weapon System (AWS) for AWS Baselines through...

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Contract: Austal, $8.6M

Austal, Mobile, Ala., is being awarded a $8,629,606 cost-plus-award-fee order against a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00024-15-G-2304) to provide engineering and management services for advance planning and design in support of the post shakedown availability for...

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Contract: HII, $13.7M

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss., had been awarded a $13,748,952 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-2410) for LX(R) Amphibious...

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Marine commandant visits Ingalls

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Ingalls Shipbuilding hosted Gen. Robert Neller, the 37th commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, on Wednesday. Neller met with Ingalls leaders and toured the shipyard, including two amphibious warships currently under construction. During...

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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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