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HII Division Earns $65M Navy Contract Modification for USS Enterprise Material Procurement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2018 — The U.S. Navy has granted Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division a $65 million contract modification for the acquisition of additional long lead time material for the future USS Enterprise aircraft carrier, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The full amount of the modification …

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HII Kicks Off Project to Restore Pascagoula East Bank Shipbuilding Facilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 16, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) will reactivate its shipbuilding facilities on the Pascagoula River’s east bank in Mississippi in preparation for future naval ship construction and modernization programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. HII said Thursday the two-year project, which will restore the original Ingalls …

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NASA, Boeing Vet Jon Arena Joins HII Newport News Shipbuilding as VP, Chief Counsel

Jon Arena, former senior counsel of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) global services segment, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as vice president and chief counsel of its Newport News Shipbuilding division. He succeeds Jim Gildea and will advise the division’s senior management on legal matters in his new position, HII said Friday. Kellye Walker, …

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HII-KBR Joint Venture to Set Up Shipbuilding College for Australian Gov’t; Andy Green Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2018 — A joint venture of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and KBR business units will help establish and oversee a naval shipbuilding college in Australia in support of government efforts to bolster the country’s shipbuilding sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. HII said Tuesday the Naval Shipbuilding Institute …

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HII Gets $180M Navy Funds for Additional USS Enterprise Carrier Long-Lead Material Procurement

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘s (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $179.9 million U.S. Navy contract modification to obtain an additional long-lead-time material for the construction of a Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier. The Navy issued the modification to definitize efforts under a previously announced contract action and to increase the scope of work …

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Christie Thomas Named HII Newport News Shipbuilding VP for Contracts, Pricing

Christie Thomas, formerly corporate director of investor relations at Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), has been named vice president of contracts and pricing for the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. HII said Friday Thomas succeeds Tom Johnston and will oversee the division’s contracts, pricing and export/import licensing and compliance functions in her new position. …

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Huntington Ingalls Receives $94M Coast Guard Contract to Fund 10th National Security Cutter Materials

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has  received a $94 million contract to obtain long-lead materials needed to build the U.S. Coast Guard‘s 10th National Security Cutter. HII said Thursday it will use the funds to procure steel, main propulsion systems, generators, electrical switchboards and major castings for the next Legend-class …

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Jeanne Callahan, David Wasson Promoted to Corporate VP Ranks at Huntington Ingalls

Jeanne Callahan and David “Chip” Wasson, both formerly directors at Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), have been promoted to corporate vice president roles at the shipbuilding company. Callahan and Wasson will directly report to Chris Kastner, executive VP for business management and chief financial officer at HII, the company said Monday. …

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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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HII Newport News Shipbuilding Reaches Construction Milestone for JFK Carrier

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 26, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding arm has nearly completed 70 percent of the future USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier with the assembly of 317 lifts, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Ford-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is being built …

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