The U.S. Navy christened its newest amphibious transport dock, the future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28), during ceremony at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Division shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi.
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17 Apr 2020
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division recently started fabrication of the first LPD 17 Flight II amphibious transport dock for the U.S. Navy, the future USS Harrisburg (LPD 30). The start of fabrication signifies that the first 100 tons of steel have been cut.
05 Apr 2020
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII)'s Ingalls Shipbuilding division received a $1.5 billion contract award on 3 April to design and build LPD 31. This will be the 15th in the San Antonio-class ship and the second of the "LPD 17 Flight II". The contract award was moved up some weeks to provide funds to suppliers.
31 Mar 2020
The future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) was successfully launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Division shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. on March 28.
15 Apr 2019
On Friday, April 12, HII's Ingalls Shipbuilding division authenticated the keel of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29). Ship's Co-sponsors Shana McCool and Kate Oja declared the keel to be "truly and fairly laid."
01 Apr 2019
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced last week that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $1.47 billion, fixed-price incentive contract from the U.S. Navy for the detail design and construction of the amphibious transport dock LPD 30. The ship will be the 14th in the San Antonio class and the first Flight II LPD.
11 Feb 2019
The US Navy's next generation LPD 17 Flight II Class amphibious transport dock ships are moving forward in Main Propulsion Diesel Engine (MPDE) efficiency by installing the common rail fuel injection system on the ship's Pielstick-Colt 2.5V Sequentially Turbocharged (STC) engine.