The U.S. Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, USS Tripoli (LHA 7), departed from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division on 24 July, sailing to its homeport in San Diego.
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16 Jul 2020
The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Tripoli (LHA 7), yesterday, July 15, 2020. Although the Navy canceled the traditional public commissioning ceremony due to public health and safety restrictions on large public gatherings, the Navy commissioned the USS Tripoli administratively and the ship transitioned to normal operations. Meanwhile, the Navy is looking at a future opportunity to commemorate the special event with the USS Tripoli’s sponsor, crew and commissioning committee.
18 Jun 2020
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a third contract modification from the U.S. Navy for $145 million to provide long-lead-time material and advance procurement activities for amphibious assault ship LHA 9.
17 May 2020
Tension are deescalating in mid-May 2020 in the South China Sea with the withdraw of Chinese and Malaysian ships over a maritime dispute regarding oceanic mineral and oil reserves claimed by Malaysia, China, and Vietnam. The U.S. Navy responded by sending warships in late April: the USS America (LHA-6) and its escorts USS Bunker Hill (CG-52) and USS Barry (DDG-52).
06 May 2020
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $187.46 million advance procurement contract from the U.S. Navy to provide long-lead-time material and advance procurement activities for amphibious assault ship LHA 9.
29 Feb 2020
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA 7) to the U.S. Navy. Tripoli will be commissioned later this year before sailing to its homeport of San Diego, California.
07 Nov 2019
When more than a dozen F-35B Lightning IIs thundered across the skies of the Eastern Pacific and touched down on the USS America on Oct. 8, 2019, it signaled the birth of the most lethal, aviation-capable amphibious assault ship to date.
23 Jul 2019
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced the successful completion of builder’s trials on the amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA 7).
15 Mar 2019
The keel of the America-class amphibious warship Bougainville (LHA 8) was authenticated during a ceremony at Ingalls Shipbuilding on Thursday, March 14.