Navy’s newest Littoral Combat Ship commissioned

FEBRUARY 4, 2018 — The U.S. Navy commissioned the USS Omaha (LCS 12), its newest Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), on Saturday, February 3, at the Broadway pier in San Diego, CA.

Ingalls Shipbuilding awarded $30.1 million more for Fitzgerald repairs

JANUARY 28, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Inc. – Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Mississippi, is being awarded a $30,169,626 modification to a previously awarded contract for the execution of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) emergent

Top officers on USS John S. McCain relieved of duty

OCTOBER 11, 2017— The U.S. Navy has relieved the Commanding Officer and Executive Officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), which was involved in the deadly collision with

VIDEO: LCS 9 successfully completes acceptance trials

AUGUST 31, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Fincantieri Marinette Marine successfully completed acceptance trials on the future USS Little Rock (LCS 9), on Aug. 25. The future USS Little Rock,

VIDEO: U.S. Navy destroyer collides with tanker; 10 missing

AUGUST 20, 2017—The U.S. Navy has reported that the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) was involved in a collision with the 50,700 dwt Liberian flagged tanker Alnic MC while underway

Metal Shark reels in big U.S. Navy contract to build patrol boats

JUNE 23, 2017— Under a contract potentially worth up to $54 million, Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has been selected by the U.S. Navy to build Near Coastal Patrol Vessels (NCPVs) for United

US Navy’s newest carrier starts first sea trials

APRIL 9, 2017 — Naval Sea Systems Command reports that the future U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) is underway for its first set of sea trials: Builder’s

Becker Marine grows presence in U.S.

MARCH 14, 2017—Hamburg, Germany-based ship supplier Becker Marine Systems has made significant gains in the North American marine market over the last two years, following the establishment of a branch office in

Ingalls authenticates keel of DDG 121

FEBRUARY 21, 2017 — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division authenticated the keel of the guided missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) today. It will be the 33rd Arleigh

NASSCO starts construction of ESB 5

JANUARY 27, 2017 — General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego this week began construction on a fifth ship for the U.S. Navy’s Expeditionary Transfer Dock (ESD)/Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) program. Designed