huntington ingalls industrie (HII) Key Developments
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. Officially Opens Family Health Center in Gautier
Jul 1 15
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. opened the doors to its first Family Health Center on July 1, 2015. The facility, located at 2105 Old Spanish Trail in Gautier, is now open to all eligible employees at HII's Ingalls Shipbuilding division and their covered dependents. A visit to the health center is only $15, and all preventive care visits are free. Employees also have access to the on-site pharmacy, where they can receive a generic 30-day prescription for $3 or a 90-day supply for $6. The health center will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.
Huntington Ingalls Industries Gets Contract Extension for Hanford Plutonium Production Site
Jun 26 15
Huntington Ingalls Industries said its Stoller Newport News Nuclear unit and contract partner Wastren Advantage were given a two-year extension to continue disposal operations the Hanford Site in Washington, where in the 1940s plutonium was produced for weapons processes that left solid and liquid wastes. The contract with a value of up to $65 million will expire in September 2017, Huntington.
Huntington Ingalls Industries Receives $23.8 Million Contract from the U.S. Navy
Jun 22 15
Huntington Ingalls Industries received a $23.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy for nuclear propulsion and complex modernization work on the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) as part of its planned incremental availability. The contract is for work to be completed between June and November at Norfolk Naval Shipyard and will include planning, procurement, fabrication, execution and testing.
Newport News Shipbuilding Announces New Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility
Jun 22 15
Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding division broke ground for the shipyard's new Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility (JMAF), which will support the construction of aircraft carriers and submarines. The first phases of the facility, opening in 2017, will feature production bays to improve construction efficiencies under current contracts for the Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier and Virginia-class submarine programs. The facility will feature multiple worksites, advanced technology, automated equipment, heavyweight cranes, large transportation doors and specialty paint bays. The facility will support current and future production work on aircraft carriers and submarines.
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. Receives $3.35 Billion Contract
Jun 5 15
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. received a $3.35 billion contract award for the detail design and construction of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), the second ship in the Gerald R. Ford class of carriers. The work will be performed at the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division. The company also received a $941 million modification to an existing construction preparation contract to continue material procurement and manufacturing in support of the ship. Contract work includes ship construction, ship design activities, engineering services, procurement of materials and hardware to support construction and logistics activities.