NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Predictability is the best possible scenario for shipbuilders, the president of Ingalls Shipbuilding said Monday, in part because naval shipbuilding is a low-margin business and heavily reliant on Congress. Read More
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Navy and Marines Divided Over the Amphibious Fleet’s Future as Delays and Cancellations Mount in FY 2023 Budget Request
If the Marines could spend any more money as part of the Pentagon’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget, they’d ask to buy another amphibious warship. Read More
Huntington Ingalls Delivers Attack Submarine Montana, Amphibious Ship Fort Lauderdale to Navy
Newport News Shipbuilding delivered the Navy’s 21st Virginia-class submarine over the weekend. Read More
Long-time Huntington Ingalls CEO Mike Petters Steps Down; COO Kastner to Take Charge
The shipbuilder who oversaw the construction of the Ford-class carrier program and the Navy’s restart of the Arleigh Burke guided-missile is stepping down as the CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries, the company announced on Friday. Read More
Huntington Ingalls Expected to Deliver LPD-28, DDG-123 This Year
This post has been updated to correct the delivery date for DDG-121.
Huntington Ingalls Industries is expected to deliver Fort Lauderdale (LPD-28) in the first half of 2022, the company announced during a press briefing Wednesday. Read More
Huntington Ingalls Says All Employees Must Be ‘Fully Vaccinated’ for COVID-19 By December
The largest U.S. naval shipbuilder is mandating that all its employees complete a COVID-19 vaccine regimen by early December, according to a company memo reviewed by USNI News. Read More
Mississippi, Maine Congressional Delegation Letter to Pentagon Leadership on Shipbuilding
The following is the March 15, 2021 letter from the Maine and Mississippi congressional delegation to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks on Navy shipbuilding. Read More
Huntington Ingalls Industries Execs ‘Disappointed’ Over FFG(X) Loss
This post was updated with a statement from Huntington Ingalls Industries.
Huntington Ingalls Industries executives are still smarting a week after the Navy awarded a potentially multi-billion-dollar frigate contract to rival shipbuilder Fincantieri.
Fitzgerald CO: Destroyer Repairs at Risk from Poor Shipyard Fire Safety
This post has been updated with a statement from Huntington Ingalls Industries.
Poor fire safety practices in the yard are putting at risk the two-year, $523-million effort to repair USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62), the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer heavily damaged in a deadly 2017 collision, warns the ship’s commanding officer.