Newly formed defence company to support Australia’s nuclear-powered submarine procurement

H&B Defence Executive Team

US naval shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) and UK defence technology company the Babcock International Group have formed a new joint venture and entity to accelerate the development of critical sovereign capability for the AUKUS conventional armed, nuclear-powered submarine program. H&B Defence will combine nuclear submarine and shipbuilding experience from Australia, the United Kingdom,z and […]

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US Navy’s fifth America-class amphibious ship to be named after Afghanistan’s Helmand Province

The America-class amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli

US Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro has confirmed that the US Navy’s fifth America-class amphibious assault ship (LHA) will be named USS Helmand Province. The LHA commemorates the multiple US Marine Corps operations that took place in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province as part of Operation...

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Attack submarine New Jersey delivered to US Navy

The US Navy Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarine during alpha sea trials

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has delivered the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS New Jersey to the US Navy. The submarine is the eleventh Virginia-class boat delivered by NNS, and the 23rd built as part of the teaming agreement with General Dynamics...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/maritime-security-world/naval/submersibles-naval/attack-submarine-new-jersey-delivered-to-us-navy/

US Navy takes delivery of amphibious ship Richard M. McCool Jr.

The US Navy amphibious transport dock USS Richard M. McCool Jr. during acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico, March 4, 2024

The US Navy took delivery of its newest amphibious transport dock (LPD), the future USS Richard M. McCool Jr., in a ceremony on Thursday, April 11. Built by Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Pascagoula, Mississippi, the ship honours US Navy veteran and Medal of Honor...

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Ingalls completes acceptance trials of final Flight I LPD

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) reports that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has successfully completed the acceptance trials of amphibious transport dock Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29), the final Flight I LPD transition ship before Ingalls moves into serial production of the LPD Flight II line.

As we reported earlier, the vessel completed builder’s trials last month.

”We have had a successful trial and it is only through the efforts of our shipbuilders and our dedicated Navy and...

https://www.marinelog.com/news/ingalls-completes-acceptance-trials-of-final-flight-i-lpd/

SSN 796 successfully completes its initial sea trials

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has successfully completed initial sea trials of the Virginia-class attack submarine New Jersey (SSN 796)

SSN 79 spent several days at sea to test the boat’s systems and components. Testing included submerging the submarine for the first time and conducting high-speed maneuvers while on the surface and submerged. NNS teams will continue the testing program ahead of delivering the boat to the U.S. Navy.

“T...

https://www.marinelog.com/shipbuilding/ssn-796-successfully-completes-its-initial-sea-trials/

US Navy attack submarine Massachusetts floated out

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division launched the future US Navy attack submarine USS Massachusetts at its facilities in Virginia on Friday, February 23. The future Massachusetts is the 25th Virginia-class nuclear-powered submarine and will be the 12th delivered...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/maritime-security-world/naval/submersibles-naval/us-navy-attack-submarine-massachusetts-floated-out/

Ingalls Shipbuilding completes LPD 29 builder’s sea trials

LPD 29 on builder's trials

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) reports that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has successfully completed builder’s sea trials of the amphibious transport dock ship Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29). Launched in January 2022, the San Antonio-class ship spent time in the Gulf of Mexico testing all systems in preparation for the remaining events that will occur prior to delivery of the ship, expected to occur in the spring.

“Our shipbuilders have worked hard to get LPD 29 to sea,” said...

https://www.marinelog.com/shipbuilding/shipyards/shipyard-news/ingalls-shipbuilding-completes-lpd-29-builders-sea-trials/

Newport News awarded CVN 75 RCOH worth potential $913 million

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has been awarded an advanced planning contract for the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

The CVN 75 RCOH contract, which has a total potential value of $913 million, includes engineering, design, material procurement and fabrication, documentation, resource forecasting and pre-overhaul inspections.

“Comprehensive planning is...

https://www.marinelog.com/news/newport-news-awarded-cvn-75-rcoh-worth-potential-913-million/

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