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Huntington Ingalls Industries Delivers Guided Missile Destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to U.S. Navy

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– Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to the U.S. Navy today. Documents signed today mark the official transfer of custody of the ship from HII to the Navy. Delbert D. Black is scheduled to sail away from the shipyard in August 2020. “We are proud to deliver Read More…

USS Vermont becomes latest Virginia-class fast-attack submarine in service

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The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Vermont (SSN 792), the 19th Virginia-class attack submarine, today, April 18, 2020. Although the traditional public commissioning ceremony was cancelled due to public health safety and restrictions of large public gatherings, the Navy commissioned USS Vermont administratively and transitioned the ship to normal operations. Meanwhile, the Navy is looking at Read More…

Lost WWII warship USS Indianapolis found after 72 years

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Wreckage from the USS Indianapolis was discovered on Aug. 18 by the expedition crew of Paul G. Allen’s Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel. The Indianapolis was found 5,500 meters below the surface, resting on the floor of the North Pacific Ocean “To be able to honor the brave men of the USS Indianapolis and their families through the discovery of a ship Read More…

Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded $52 Million Modernization Contract for USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75)

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Aug. 22, 2016) — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $52 million contract from the U.S. Navy for nuclear propulsion and complex modernization work on the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) as part of its planned incremental availability. The contract Read More…

U.S. Navy accepts delivery of fourth Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship

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MARINETTE, Wis., Aug. 15, 2016  — The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team delivered the nation’s seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Detroit, to the U.S. Navy on Aug. 12. The future USS Detroit is the fourth Freedom-variant LCS delivered to the U.S. Navy by Lockheed Martin and is scheduled to be commissioned in Read More…

CNO: USS Truman’s Arabian Gulf Presence Extended 30 Days

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WASHINGTON, May 2, 2016 — While the 30-day extension of the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier strike group’s presence in the Arabian Gulf is critical to the campaign to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, it also provides a broader maritime security in what also is known as the Persian Gulf, Read More…