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Huntington Ingalls Shipyard Marks 75% Completion on JFK Carrier Construction

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 7, 2018 — A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) shipbuilding unit has installed the USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier main deck’s forward section, marking a 75-percent completion rate on the construction of the nuclear-powered vessel, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said April 30 its Newport News …

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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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Navy Tests General Atomics’ Aircraft Arrestment Gear With Boeing’s Super Hornet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2016 — General Atomics has worked with the U.S. Navy to test the company’s aircraft arrestment system on the Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F/A-18E Super Hornet aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The test at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst checked the functionality of the Advanced Arresting Gear to control the deceleration of …

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General Atomics Subcontracts Hardware for JFK Aircraft Carrier

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 12, 2016 — General Atomics has awarded a $48 million subcontract to General Tool to provide hardware equipment for the U.S. Navy‘s USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Cincinnati Business Courier reported Friday the award to the local defense and aerospace contractor covers motor support …

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Navy Awards Huntington Ingalls $4B in JFK Carrier Construction, Labor Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) a $3.3 billion contract for detail design and construction work and a $941.2 million modification for additional labor for the future USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier. The Defense Department said Friday the contracts cover material and services to complete the ship including research studies, engineering, …

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Mike Petters Sees HII on ‘Front Edge’ of Kennedy Carrier Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 10, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Huntington Ingalls Industries receiving $23 million from the U.S. Navy as a follow-on contract to continue building the USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) aircraft carrier. HII CEO Mike Petters expects more contract awards toward further ramping up …

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