The Navy’s first Arleigh Burke Flight III guided-missile destroyer sailed away from Ingalls Shipbuilding this week ahead of its commissioning in Tampa, Fla., next week. Read More
A month after the Navy inked a deal for 10 Flight III guided-missile destroyers, the service has disclosed how much it’s paying the shipbuilders in total. Read More
The Navy is set to buy 10 Flight III Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyers over the next five years after the service elected to award an extra Fiscal Year 2023 option ship to Ingalls Shipbuilding, USNI News has learned. Read More
THE PENTAGON – The five-year guided-missile destroyer deal the Navy announced this week could grow to as many as 15 ships if Congress or the White House wants to add hulls to the deal, service officials said Thursday. Read More
HII Ingalls Shipbuilding and General Dynamics Bath Iron Works won contracts to build nine Arleigh Burke-class Flight III guided-missile destroyers (DDG-51) in a five-year deal, according to a Tuesday Pentagon announcement. Read More
HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding and the Navy are investigating the cause of a fire on the future USS Bougainville (LHA-8), the shipyard said Friday. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Navy on Tuesday formally took delivery of the first Flight III Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer from HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding. Read More
The Navy has issued a $1.295 billion contract modification to HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding for the detail design and construction of LPD-32, the last San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock under the service’s current budget plans. Read More
This story has been updated to include a statement from a spokesperson for Bath Iron Works.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Navy is keeping a two-ship-per-year cadence for its destroyer line because that’s a realistic goal for industry to work toward, according to the Pentagon’s top budget officer. Read More
This story has been updated to include additional information about ship cost numbers from Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Navy halted its pursuit of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock line because of the program’s growing costs and delays in the shipyard, the service’s top officer said Wednesday. Read More