u.s. navy shipbuilding


Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Defense

Navy Risks Blowback in Bid to Scrap $5 Billion of Troubled Ships

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) –The US Navy wants to scrap nine of 16 Littoral Combat Ships built by Lockheed Martin Corp. well short of their projected

May 11, 2022
Total Views: 9103

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
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Defense

20 Years of Naval Trends Guarantee a FY2023 Shipbuilding Plan Failure

“About 300 ships, achieved in FY2018, will provide a force capable of… assuring access in any theater of operations, even in the face of new

May 10, 2022
Total Views: 5981

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Defense

U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Plan Skirts Decision on Trump’s 355-Ship Target for Now

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Navy’s new 30-year shipbuilding plan puts off a decision about whether to stick with the Trump

April 20, 2022
Total Views: 3273

Sunday, January 23, 2022
Old And New Super-carriers
Navy

GE Haggles With Shipyard Over Unpaid US Navy Supercarrier Bill

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) Four years after the U.S. Navy’s costliest warship was hobbled by a flaw in its propulsion system, prime contractor Huntington

January 23, 2022
Total Views: 124172

Monday, January 10, 2022
Defense

Bollinger Announces Latest Order from General Dynamics Electric Boat

Lockport, Louisiana-based Bollinger Shipyards has announced its latest order from General Dynamics Electric Boat in support of the U.S. Navy’s new

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 4984

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Defense

Former US Navy Engineer, Wife Face Judge in Submarine Espionage Case

By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) – A former U.S. Navy nuclear engineer and his wife on Tuesday faced their first court hearing on charges they

October 12, 2021
Total Views: 2581

Monday, March 1, 2021
Defense

Over 300 Lay-Offs Announced at Newport News Shipbuilding

More than 300 salaried employees at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia have been informed they will be laid off as the nation’s leading defense

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 13260

Thursday, October 8, 2020
Defense

Navy Names New Frigates the “Constellation Class”

U.S. Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite has selected “Constellation” as the name of the Navy’s newest class of frigates. The name was

October 8, 2020
Total Views: 798

Thursday, February 6, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Swaps Sub for Destroyer in 2021 Budget Request Shift

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The Pentagon is bolstering the number of warships the Navy will seek in its fiscal 2021 budget request after the White

February 6, 2020
Total Views: 238

Monday, December 2, 2019
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Maritime News

General Dynamics Wins $22.2 Billion Contract for Virginia-Class Subs

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) –General Dynamics Corp. has received a $22.2 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to build nine more nuclear-powered

December 2, 2019
Total Views: 89

Monday, August 26, 2019
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Maritime News

NASSCO Awarded Contract to Build More Expeditionary Sea Base Ships for U.S. Navy

General Dynamics NASSCO has been awarded a contract to build up to three more Expeditionary Sea Base ships for the U.S. Navy. The contract, announced Friday by

August 26, 2019
Total Views: 189

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
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Maritime News

USS Ford Munitions Elevators Miss Another Deadline in Latest Setback

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) –Only two of 11 elevators needed to lift munitions to the deck of the U.S. Navy’s new $13 billion aircraft carrier have

July 31, 2019
Total Views: 112

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star supports Operation Deep Freeze 2018
Navy

VT Halter Marine Wins $745 Million Icebreaker Contract

Yesterday, the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy awarded VT Halter Marine Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi, a contract for the Detail Design and Construction of the

April 24, 2019
Total Views: 254

Thursday, January 31, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Navy Awards $15 Billion Contract for Construction of New Ford-Class Aircraft Carriers

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) – The Pentagon said on Thursday it awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc a $15.2 billion contract to build two

January 31, 2019
Total Views: 180

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Seeks $30 Million to Fix Gear That Hobbled its New Gerald R. Ford Supercarrier

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The Navy is asking Congress to shift $30 million from other accounts to start repairing a damaged gear on the service’s

July 25, 2018
Total Views: 1262

Saturday, May 12, 2018
Plane Landing USS Gerald R. Ford
Navy

Navy Busts $12.9 Billion Spending Cap On Supercarrier

by Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The US Navy’s costliest vessel ever just got pricer, breaching a $12.9 billion cap set by Congress by $120 million, the

May 12, 2018
Total Views: 50

Thursday, April 12, 2018
News

U.S. Could Reach 355 Ship Navy in 2030s -Official

By Mike Stone WASHINGTON, April 12 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy could build its strength to 355 ships over a decade earlier than previously thought due to

April 12, 2018
Total Views: 41

Saturday, April 7, 2018
Sea Trials of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Aircraft Carrier
Navy

Navy Backs Down On Carrier Shock-Testing

By Anthony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The Pentagon’s No. 2 civilian has said the Navy should perform shock-testing soon to determine how well its new $12.9 billion

April 7, 2018
Total Views: 79

Thursday, January 18, 2018
USNS Navy Expeditionary Sea Base MSC USMC
Defense

NASSCO Launches One Unsexy Ship

On Saturday General Dynamics NASSCO christened the Expeditionary Sea Base USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams, a most unsexy but important US Navy

January 18, 2018
Total Views: 221

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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News

Lockheed’s Littoral Combat Ships Running 11 Months Late, U.S. Navy Says

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — Lockheed Martin Corp. will deliver its eight remaining Littoral Combat Ships an average of 11 months late, more

December 13, 2017
Total Views: 27