Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Video: Virginia-Class Submarine ‘John Warner’ Launched

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) has launched the Virginia-class submarine John Warner (SSN 785) at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division, kicking off the final phases of construction prior to sea...

September 17, 2014
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Prep Work Continues On Second Ford-class Supercarrier

Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $1.295 billion extension to a previously awarded construction preparation contract for the second aircraft carrier in the new Ford-class, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79).

March 4, 2014
Total Views: 1

Thursday, October 3, 2013
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SPOTD: 30-Ton Propellers Installed on the Gerald R. Ford

Workers at Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) tension the bolts that will keep the 30-ton bronze propeller affixed to one of the 4 shafts protruding from the hull of the U.S....

October 3, 2013
Total Views: 269

Friday, June 28, 2013

$745 Million to ‘Inactivate’ USS Enterprise

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced this week that the company has been awarded a contract for the inactivation of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65)... for $745 million.

June 28, 2013
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
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Huntington Ingalls Awarded $487 Million Contract for 6th National Security Cutter

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today they have been awarded a $487 million contract to build the sixth National Security Cutter (NSC) for the U.S. Coast Guard.  This new vessel...

May 1, 2013
Total Views: 8

Monday, April 15, 2013

Ship Photo of The Day – Upper Bow Section Placed on Gerald R. Ford Carrier

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Monday a milestone in the construction of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) with the addition of the ship's upper bow section.

April 15, 2013
Total Views: 9

Friday, March 29, 2013

Huntington Ingalls Awarded $2.6 Billion USS Abraham Lincoln Refueling Contract

WASHINGTON, March 29 (Reuters) – Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. on Friday won a $2.6 billion contract to refuel and overhaul the USS Abraham Lincoln, a nuclear-powered Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, the...

March 29, 2013
Total Views: 25

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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Timelapse: Installing the Gerald R. Ford’s Island at Huntington Ingalls

Huntington Ingalls just released this 20-second time-lapse video showing the installation of the 555-ton island on board the Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier from the perspective of the crane operator…

January 29, 2013
Total Views: 5

Sunday, January 27, 2013
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Heavy Lift Photo of the Day: Gerald R. Ford Gets Her 555 Ton “Island”

The 60-foot long, 30-foot wide island was the 452nd lift of the nearly 500 total lifts needed to complete the first of the next-generation class of American nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, Gerald R....

January 27, 2013
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Huntington Ingalls Seeking Partners to Avoid Closure of Avondale Shipyard

The head of Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) said Wednesday that it is still looking for partners to convert a Louisiana naval shipyard earmarked for closure into a manufacturing plant for the energy...

November 28, 2012
Total Views: 2

Thursday, November 8, 2012
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Missed Targets and Presidential Election Results Spell Bad News for Huntington Ingalls

(Bloomberg) — Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. fell after the U.S. Navy’s sole builder of aircraft carriers reported third-quarter profit that missed analysts’ estimates. Huntington, based in Newport News, Virginia, declined...

November 8, 2012
Total Views: 6

Monday, October 8, 2012

Huntington Ingalls Lift Sets Record

Huntington Ingalls Industries set a new “personal best” last week when its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division placed a 1,026-metric ton unit — roughly the weight of six Boeing 747 commercial airplanes...

October 8, 2012
Total Views: 6

Friday, September 28, 2012
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Huntington Ingalls Receives $296 Million to Purchase Key Items for John F. Kennedy Aircraft Carrier

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today the receipt of a $296 million contract modification, under a previously awarded contract, for continuation of long-lead-time material procurement for...

September 28, 2012
Total Views: 72

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Huntington Ingalls 2nd Quarter Profit Up 25% As Margins Improve

Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.’s (HII) second-quarter earnings rose 25% as the military shipbuilder reported stronger revenue and margins. The largest military shipbuilder in the U.S., like many other defense firms,...

August 8, 2012
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Thursday, May 31, 2012
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Huntington Ingalls Wins $2.38 Billion Contract for New Amphibious Assault Flagship

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – The U.S. Navy today awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) a $2.38 billion fixed-price-incentive contract for the design and construction of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA 7). LHA...

May 31, 2012
Total Views: 117

Friday, May 25, 2012

Ship Photo of The Day – Bulbous Bow Lift

Huntington Ingalls’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division this week reached a major milestone in the construction of the U.S. Navy’s new nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), as...

May 25, 2012
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Huntington Ingalls Warns Pentagon Cuts May Inflate Shipbuilding Costs

The head of Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) said Wednesday that a new round of enforced Pentagon budget cuts could thin the shipbuilder’s supplier base and make its ships and...

May 9, 2012
Total Views: 20

Monday, December 5, 2011
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Huntington Ingalls Releases Rap Video – “Safety First” [VIDEO]

Jimi Hendrix once said “If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.”  When it comes to shipyard safety, Huntington Ingalls agrees....

December 5, 2011
Total Views: 8

Friday, December 2, 2011
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Huntington Ingalls Wins $46M Contract, World’s Largest 5-Axis Saw Put to Use

PASCAGOULA, Miss., Dec. 2, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) today announced that the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded an advance procurement contract for work on the U.S. Navy’s...

December 2, 2011
Total Views: 9

Thursday, October 13, 2011
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U.S. Shipbuilders Batten Hatches As Navy Weighs Cuts

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.–Mike Petters keeps a well-thumbed volume of naval history handy on his desk. One of its lessons, he says, is that maintaining a fleet is a long-term national...

October 13, 2011
Total Views: 5