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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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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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Retired HII exec Matt Mulherin earns recognition for work on ship construction programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2018 — Matt Mulherin, retired president of Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding business, has received recognition from the Navy League for his work on ship construction and maintenance projects, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. HII said Monday the Navy League presented the Fleet Admiral …

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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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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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HII Names Michael Smith as SN3 President, Scott Stabler as EVP, Chief Transformation Officer

Michael Smith, formerly executive vice president for strategy and development at Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), has been named president of HII’s SN3 business. He will directly report to Michael Lempke, president of the company’s nuclear and environmental group, HII said Wednesday. HII’s strategy and development group will report to Chris Kastner, EVP …

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Huntington Ingalls Shipyard Adds New Fixture for Submarine Construction

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 7, 2018 — A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) shipbuilding division has completed the installation of a caisson fixture at the Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility in Virginia to support the construction of submarines, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Jan. 31 the 80-feet-high, 400-metric-ton structure will be used …

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