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GD Electric Boat, HII Newport News Hold Christening for 2 Navy Virginia-Class Subs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22, 2018 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) each hosted the christening of two Virginia-class attack submarines slated for delivery to the U.S. Navy in 2019, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the ceremony for the future USS Delaware was held at …

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Lockheed-Led Team Christens Navy’s Future USS Indianapolis LCS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2018 — An industry team led by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has hosted the christening ceremony for the U.S. Navy’s 17th Littoral Combat Ship at a shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Saturday the future USS Indianapolis ship will continue to undergo …

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Christens Latest Coast Guard National Security Cutter

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2017 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has hosted the christening of the U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter designated Midgett at its Ingalls Shipbuilding facility in Pascagoula, Mississippi, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. HII said Saturday Coast Guard Vice Commandant Adm. Charles Michel delivered the keynote address at …

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HII Hosts Christening of Navy’s USS Tripoli Amphibious Assault Ship

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 19, 2017 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and the U.S. Navy have held the christening ceremony for the USS Tripoli America-class multi-purpose amphibious assault ship in Mississippi, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Saturday Lynne Mabus, wife of former Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, served as the ship sponsor while …

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General Dynamics Shipyard Hosts Christening of Navy Zumwalt-Class Destroyer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2016 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) shipyard in Bath, Maine, hosted the christening ceremony for the U.S. Navy‘s second Zumwalt-class destroyer designated USS Michael Monsoor, Executive Gov reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday USS Michael Monsoor will enter into service to support naval and joint maritime …

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DARPA Holds Leidos-Built Sea Hunter Christening Ceremony; Roger Krone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2016 — The Leidos-built (NYSE: LDOS) Sea Hunter autonomous ship demonstrator has been christened at a dockside ceremony Thursday in Portland, Oregon, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the ship will be used for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program. “This …

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Huntington Ingalls, Navy Officials Christen USS Ralph Johnson Destroyer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2016 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has christened the USS Ralph Johnson destroyer in a ceremony attended by U.S. Navy and company executives, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Saturday the ship christening ceremony also honored the Vietnam war hero namesake of the 30th Arleigh Burke-class …

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Lockheed Martin Christens Freedom-Class LCS USS Sioux City

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 2, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has christened and launched the U.S. Navy‘s 11th littoral combat ship at the Menominee River in Wisconsin, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Saturday the Freedom-class USS Sioux City will undergo tests before it is delivered to the Navy for full operations early next …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Christens Newest Guided-Missile Destroyer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 4,  2015 — A subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has christened the USS Rafael Peralta guided-missile destroyer during a ceremony at its shipyard in Maine, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday General Dynamics Bath Iron Works will deliver the destroyer to the U.S. Navy in 2016. About Executive …

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