DDG 119 completes builder's trials

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – The future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) successfully completed Builder's trials Feb. 22 after spending three days underway in the Gulf of Mexico. The trials were conducted by the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Ingalls Shipbuilding...

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Investment brings new jobs

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - A $10 million investment by ship maintenance and repair company ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore Inc. (STEHMO) will be used to expand and bring 100 jobs to Pascagoula. STEHMO, along with its sister company VT Halter Marine, is growing as a result of...

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Ingalls hosts Discovery Day

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Ingalls Shipbuilding will host a Future Shipbuilder Discovery Day on March 7 at the Haley Barbour Maritime Training Academy at the Pascagoula shipyard. The event is open to middle and high school students, as well as their parents/guardians, school...

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Contract: Northrop, $172.4M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is awarded a $172,424,000 modification (P00004) to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm-target contract (N00019-19-C-0008). This modification exercises options for the production and delivery of two MQ-4 Triton...

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Contract: HII, $44.7M

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Ingalls Shipbuilding Division, Pascagoula, Miss., is awarded a $44,707,851 cost-plus-fixed fee modification to a previously awarded contract N00024-16-C-2415 to exercise options for life cycle engineering and support for the LPD-17 class Amphibious...

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Contract: BAE, $10.5M

BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services, Rockville, Md., is awarded a $10,536,004 modification (P00002) to a previously-awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00421-20-C-0003). This modification exercises an option to provide engineering and technical services for...

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County has successful 2019

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Last year was highly successful for Jackson County, with over 2,000 industrial jobs created and new capital investments in excess of $220 million. That was a key message during the Jackson County State of the Economy Address during a breakfast meeting. "2019...

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Ingalls awards STEM grants

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has awarded $99,592 in grants to 28 STEM-related initiatives from schools and educational organizations in Mississippi and Alabama. This is the program’s 12th year. Ingalls has awarded more...

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Animal shelter ribbon cut

GAUTIER, Miss. -- The first phase of the new Jackson County Animal Shelter project is complete and was marked with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. The 5,000-square foot adoption and administration building cost $1.1 million and took over a year to build. The new facility...

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Navy orders three MQ-4C Tritons

Maritime aviation surveillance experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. will build three MQ-4C Triton long-range patrol unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) under terms of a $251.6 million order announced last month. Official of the Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River Naval Air...

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