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Huntington Ingalls, NAVSEA to Install & Test 3D-Printed Metal Part on USS Truman

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 15, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) is collaborating with the Naval Sea Systems Command to install a prototype 3D-printed piping assembly on the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier by early 2019 for a yearlong test period that aims to certify the component, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.

The company said Thursday its Newport News Shipbuilding division will lead the project, which is part of a larger effort to adopt additive manufacturing techniques to produce metal parts for the U.S. Navy‘s nuclear-powered vessels.

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