Watch: Ingalls Shipbuilding Launches 10th Amphibious Transport Dock – John P. Murtha (LPD 26)

Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Pascagoula, Mississippi has launched the company’s 10th amphibious transport dock, John P. Murtha (LPD 26) “This ship is tracking to be one of our best LPDs ever, and it is the most complete ship at launch to date,” said Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias. “We are incorporating learning from … [Read more...]

U.S. Navy Awards $1.5 Billion Contract for 11th LPD

The U.S. Navy today awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) a $1.5 billion fixed-price incentive contract for the detail design and construction of the amphibious transport dock LPD 27. The ship will be built at the company's Ingalls Shipbuilding division. "This contract validates our proven performance in building amphibious ships," said Doug Lounsberry, vice … [Read more...]

U.S. Shipbuilders Council strike strategic partnerships with major defense shipyards

The USNS Lewis and Clark was launched in 2005 at General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. Photo courtesy General Dynamics NASSCO The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) today announced that Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding Divisions and General Dynamics' Bath Iron Works (General Dynamics NASSCO is currently a member … [Read more...]

U.S. Navy awards Ingalls Shipbuilding contract for 10th amphibious transport dock

The U.S. Navy has awarded Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII), a $1.5 billion contract for the construction of the 10th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, John P. Murtha (LPD26). Construction is expected to start at the Pascagoula, Mississippi yard in May. Huntington Ingalls Industries was previously a business sector of … [Read more...]