Ingalls awards STEM grants

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has awarded $99,592 in grants to 28 STEM-related initiatives from schools and educational organizations in Mississippi and Alabama. This is the program’s 12th year. Ingalls has awarded more...

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Animal shelter ribbon cut

GAUTIER, Miss. -- The first phase of the new Jackson County Animal Shelter project is complete and was marked with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. The 5,000-square foot adoption and administration building cost $1.1 million and took over a year to build. The new facility...

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Navy orders three MQ-4C Tritons

Maritime aviation surveillance experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. will build three MQ-4C Triton long-range patrol unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) under terms of a $251.6 million order announced last month. Official of the Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River Naval Air...

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Contract: HII, $110.4M

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., is awarded a $110,376,375 cost-plus award fee (CPAF) contract for CG-47 class integrated planning yard services. Contract N00024-20-C-4203 is for planning yard services for CG 47 class ships.  Huntington Ingalls Inc. will provide...

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Contract: Northrop, $22.5M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is awarded a $22,471,211 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide engineering, cyber security, system software, logistics and training services in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout Unmanned Air Systems. Work will be performed at San...

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Contract: HII, $8.3M

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, Miss., is awarded an $8,336,050 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-17-C-2473 for accomplishment of planning, engineering, cost estimating and management efforts of planned availabilities as well as...

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Enviva moves forward on Alabama plant

Enviva Biomass said Monday that it has received a permit from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management enabling the company to start construction on a new wood pellet plant at the Port of Epes Industrial Park in Epes, Ala. The plant will initially produce 700,000 metric...

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Contract: Lockheed, $17.6M

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, N.J., is awarded a $17,620,319 fixed-price-incentive (firm target), cost and cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-14-C-5104 to exercise options for ship integration and test of the AEGIS...

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Enviva breaks ground

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Ground was broken on a new marine export terminal in the Port of Pascagoula’s Bayou Casotte Harbor. The ceremony marks the beginning of construction of the $90 million Enviva terminal. Wood pellets produced in George County, Miss., and other Enviva plants in...

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DDG 125 keel authenticated

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Ingalls Shipbuilding authenticated the keel of the Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125), a guided missile destroyer named for World War II’s youngest Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. The yard officially started construction on the ship in May 2018, but...

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