Contract: HII, $48.5M

Huntington Ingalls Inc. - Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $48,532,386 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for the execution of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) emergent repair and restoration. This effort provides for the additional collision repairs as well...

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Contract: Multiple, $99M

EMR Inc., Niceville, Fla. (N69450-18-D-1318); Custom Mechanical Systems Corp., Bargersville, Ind. (N69450-18-D-1319); Dawson Federal Inc., Ponte Vedra, Fla. (N69450-18-D-1320); Windamir Development Inc., McDonough, Ga. (N69450-18-D-1321); Southeast Cherokee Construction Inc.,...

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Contract: HII, $11.9M

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, Miss., is awarded an $11,865,451 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-2410) for acceleration of the LPD 17 Flight II ship design. Work will be performed in Pascagoula and is expected to be...

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Contract: VT Halter, $77.9M

VT Halter Marine Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., is awarded a $77,898,158 firm-fixed-price contract for the detail design and construction of the Auxiliary Personnel Lighter � Small (APL(S)). As these craft are similar to accommodation barges used in the commercial oil and gas...

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MQ-8C takes to air in Moss Point

MOSS POINT, Miss. � Northrop Grumman recently began flight tests for MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters produced in Moss Point at the Trent Lott International Airport, a major milestone for the company and the region's aerospace economy. The plant is key to producing and...

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VT Halter to build ATB tug

PASCAGOULA, Miss. � VT Halter Marine has secured a new contract to build an articulated tug barge (ATB) tug with an option for a second vessel for Bouchard Transportation Co. of New York. Construction of the M/V Evening Stroll begins immediately at the Mississippi shipyard with...

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Contract: Lockheed, $13M

Lockheed Martin Corp. Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, N.J., is awarded a $13,020,091 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Aegis design agent field engineering services. The services include test and evaluation, engineering change development, ordnance/ship alterations,...

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Contract: Lockheed, $24.7M

Lockheed Martin, Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, N.J., is awarded a $24,735,518 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to previously-awarded contract N00024-15-C-5151 to exercise options for ship integration and test of the Aegis Weapon System (AWS) for AWS baselines...

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East Bank revitalization contract awarded

GULFPORT, Miss. � Roy Anderson Corp., has been awarded a contract $68 million contract by Huntington Ingalls Inc. for the East Bank Revitalization project in Pascagoula, Miss. The project is part of Huntington Ingalls� plans to reactivate its shipbuilding facilities on the...

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Coast to benefit from BP spill money

Jackson County and five neighboring coastal counties stand to benefit financially after the Mississippi Senate by a wide margin passed a bill that would bring to the coast 75 percent of the $750 million paid by BP for economic damages caused by the 2010 oil spill. The bill goes...

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