Huntington Ingalls Industries has been awarded for complex overhaul of the CVN 73

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $2.8 billion contract to execute the refueling and complex overhaul of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). The aircraft carrier arrived at Newport News under a planning contract. USS George Washington is the sixth Nimitz-class carrier to undergo this major life-cycle milestone. More than…

US Navy awarded $3 billion contract to Huntington Ingalls Industries

US Navy awarded a $3-billion contract modification for the detail design and construction of LHA-8, the future amphibious assault ship Bougainville, to Huntington Ingalls Industries. This most recent contract action, announced June 16, exercises the contract options for the detail design and construction portions of the work and releases $1.15 billion as a first increment…

New era for the US Carriers aircraft launching and recovery systems

General Atomics has received a $195.2 million contract modification for the advanced arresting gear (AAG) of the CVN-80 Enterprise aircraft carrier currently under construction. And The Ford Class Carriers have also Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System, or EMALS, as opposed to the steam-powered aircraft catapults that have been in use for decades. Read the related article…