Vigor adds $42.2 million contract award for USS Sampson repairs and alterations

Vigor adds $42.2 million contract award for USS Sampson repairs and alterations

This contract is in addition to the $35 million contract to provide facilities and drydocking support for the USS Sampson awarded in March. Caption: Views from USS Sampson (DDG-102) sea trials, April 24 2007 - Image …
May 15, 2018 /  Naval
Austal’s Expeditionary Fast Transport 8 (EPF 8) Completes Acceptance Trials

Austal’s Expeditionary Fast Transport 8 (EPF 8) Completes Acceptance Trials

Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) announced on Thursday that Expeditionary Fast Transport 8 (EPF 8), USNS Yuma has successfully completed U.S. Navy acceptance trials. The acceptance trials, conducted by the US Navy in …
Feb 13, 2017 /  Naval
General Dynamics NASSCO Begins Construction on Fifth Ship in Expeditionary Sea Base Program for U.S. Navy

General Dynamics NASSCO Begins Construction on Fifth Ship in Expeditionary Sea Base Program for U.S. Navy

On Wednesday, January 25, General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), began construction on a fifth ship for the U.S. Navy’s Expeditionary Transfer Dock (ESD)/Expeditionary …
Jan 26, 2017 /  Naval
Austal's Littoral Combat Ship 10 Completes Acceptance Trials (Video)

Austal's Littoral Combat Ship 10 Completes Acceptance Trials (Video)

Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) announced earlier today that Littoral Combat Ship 10 (LCS 10), the future USS Gabrielle Giffords, successfully completed U.S. Navy acceptance trials on November 18, 2016. The trials, …
Nov 24, 2016 /  Naval
Video: Huntington Ingalls Industries Launches Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117)

Video: Huntington Ingalls Industries Launches Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117)

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched Paul Ignatius (DDG 117), the company’s 31st Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided missile destroyer, on …
Nov 17, 2016 /  Naval
Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded $19.1 Mln LX(R) Design Acceleration Contract

Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded $19.1 Mln LX(R) Design Acceleration Contract

Huntington Ingalls Industries - HII (NYSE:HII) announced Wednesday that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $19.1 million contract modification for design acceleration on the U.S. Navy’s …
Sep 17, 2016 /  Naval
A U.S. sailor delivered a baby at sea — in the middle of the ISIS war

A U.S. sailor delivered a baby at sea — in the middle of the ISIS war

The carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower's crew proved Sunday that they can simultaneously deliver ISIS airstrikes and babies. A third class petty officer from Carrier Air Wing 3 checked into the carrier's medical clinic after …
Sep 13, 2016 /  Naval
U.S. Navy Destroyer USS Nitze (DDG-94) Harassed by Iranian Patrol Boats (Video)

U.S. Navy Destroyer USS Nitze (DDG-94) Harassed by Iranian Patrol Boats (Video)

The guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG-94) was followed and harassed by four Iranian patrol boats on Tuesday in the Persian Gulf, defense officials said. The destroyer was in the vicinity of the Strait of …
Aug 25, 2016 /  Naval
Video: Littoral Combat Ship Detroit Completes Acceptance Trials

Video: Littoral Combat Ship Detroit Completes Acceptance Trials

The Littoral Combat Ship Detroit (LCS-7) completed acceptance trials earlier this month ahead of an October commissioning, the U.S. Navy announced. The tests included evaluating, “the performance of the …
Jul 26, 2016 /  Naval
Fincantieri Shipyard in Marinette Hosts Keel-laying For 17th Littoral Combat Ship

Fincantieri Shipyard in Marinette Hosts Keel-laying For 17th Littoral Combat Ship

The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s 17th Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Indianapolis, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine …
Jul 20, 2016 /  Naval