Contract: Austal, $7.7M

Austal USA LLC, Mobile, Ala., is awarded a $7,700,942 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the accomplishment of post shakedown availability (PSA) for the littoral combat ship U.S. Ship Kansas City (LCS-22). Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and encompasses all of the...

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LPD 28 launched

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - The future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) was launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Division shipyard on March 28. It's the Navy’s 12th San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ship. On March 7, the ship was transferred from the land...

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Contract: VT Halter, $39.9M

VT Halter Marine Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., is awarded a $39,906,609 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract N00024-18-C-2230 to exercise an option for the detail design and construction of an Auxiliary Personnel Lighter – Small (APL(S)). Work will be...

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DDG 119 finishes acceptance trials

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - The future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG-119) completed acceptance trials last week in the Gulf of Mexico. The Navy announced DDG-119 was launched in September 2017 and was scheduled to commission in 2019, but it was...

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WMSL 758 christened

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division christened National Security Cutter Stone (WMSL 758) Feb. 29. Stone is the ninth Legend-class NSC to be built at Ingalls. The ship honors Coast Guard officer Cmdr. Elmer “Archie” Fowler...

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DDG 119 completes builder's trials

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – The future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) successfully completed Builder's trials Feb. 22 after spending three days underway in the Gulf of Mexico. The trials were conducted by the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Ingalls Shipbuilding...

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Investment brings new jobs

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - A $10 million investment by ship maintenance and repair company ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore Inc. (STEHMO) will be used to expand and bring 100 jobs to Pascagoula. STEHMO, along with its sister company VT Halter Marine, is growing as a result of...

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Ingalls hosts Discovery Day

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Ingalls Shipbuilding will host a Future Shipbuilder Discovery Day on March 7 at the Haley Barbour Maritime Training Academy at the Pascagoula shipyard. The event is open to middle and high school students, as well as their parents/guardians, school...

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Contract: Northrop, $172.4M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is awarded a $172,424,000 modification (P00004) to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm-target contract (N00019-19-C-0008). This modification exercises options for the production and delivery of two MQ-4 Triton...

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Contract: HII, $44.7M

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Ingalls Shipbuilding Division, Pascagoula, Miss., is awarded a $44,707,851 cost-plus-fixed fee modification to a previously awarded contract N00024-16-C-2415 to exercise options for life cycle engineering and support for the LPD-17 class Amphibious...

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