Apprentice school graduates students

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Huntington Ingalls Industries� Ingalls Shipbuilding division hosted a graduation ceremony Aug. 18 for 110 students from the company�s apprentice program. The Ingalls� Apprentice School has produced more than 5,000 graduates since 1952. The program offers...

Read More >>

VT Halter gets new CEO

PASCAGOULA, Miss. � VT Halter Marine Inc., announced that Ronald Baczkowski has been named its president and CEO. VT Halter is a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems Inc. Baczkowski retired as a brigadier general in the U.S. Marine Corps in 2012 after a career spanning two...

Read More >>

LPD-29 fabrication begins

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) on July 30 began fabrication of LPD-29, Richard M. McCool, Jr., the 13th San Antonio class ship, at its shipyard in Pascagoula. The start of fabrication signifies that the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. LPD-29 is...

Read More >>

Contract: HII, $8M

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., is awarded a $7,997,406 firm-fixed-price modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-18-C-2327) to exercise options for Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) Conceptual Design. This modification is for additional Guided Missile...

Read More >>

Crowley Takes Delivery of First LNG-Powered ConRo Ship Serving Puerto Rico

VT Halter Marine of Pascagoula, Miss., delivered the world�s first combination container/roll on-roll off (Con/Ro) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) on July 20 to Crowley Marine Corp. of Jacksonville, Fla. The Jones Act-compliant El Coqu� is the first of two...

Read More >>

Contract: Northrop, $19.3M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is awarded $19,328,060 for fixed-price-incentive successive target modification P00007 to a previously awarded contract (N00019-17-C-0018) to procure integrated functional capability (IFC) 4.0 unique material for the MQ-4C Triton...

Read More >>

Ingalls Launches New Missile Destroyer

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Huntington Ingalls Industries� Ingalls Shipbuilding division successfully launched the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) on July 13 in Pascagoula. DDG 121 was translated via Ingalls� rail car system to a floating...

Read More >>

Contract: Northrop, $41.2M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is awarded $41,229,512 for cost-plus-fixed-fee modification 08 to order 0041 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026). This modification increases the ceiling and extends the period of performance...

Read More >>

Contract: HII, $27.5M

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $27,469,298 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-4444) for the execution of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) emergent repair and restoration. This effort...

Read More >>

Northrop expands in Moss Point

MOSS POINT, Miss. � Northrop Grumman has added an operational area to its Moss Point manufacturing center. The 101,000-square-foot Moss Point facility has been doing work on unmanned fixed-wing and rotary-wing systems since 2006. The company said Monday that the expanded...

Read More >>

Call Toll-Free: (800) 362-0103  •  Fax: (228) 762-8431  •  Email: hobrien@jcedf.org  P.O. Drawer 1558, Pascagoula, MS 39568-1558   
©2015, Jackson County Economic Development Foundation, Inc.