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McAleese & Associates: FY 2020 Defense Spending Bill to Appropriate $21.7B for Navy Shipbuilding

A McAleese & Associates report says the U.S. Navy’s shipbuilding programs would receive $21.7B under the $690B fiscal 2020 defense funding bill passed by the House Appropriations Committee. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, listed in the report some of the fully funded …

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HII Newport News Shipbuilding Gets Navy RFP for 2 Ford-Class Carriers

The U.S. Navy has issued a request for proposal to Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division to determine potential cost savings associated with the procurement of two Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers. “In keeping with the National Defense Strategy, the Navy developed an acquisition strategy to combine the …

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Lucas Hicks, Charles Southall, Mike Shawcross Take New Leadership Roles at HII Newport News Shipbuilding

Lucas Hicks, facilities director at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division, has been promoted to vice president of construction for the John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) aircraft carrier at the division in a move that takes effect July 1. The 26-year HII veteran will directly report to Ken Mahler, VP …

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