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Mississippi shipbuilder Ingalls plans to hire 3,000 new workers

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A shipyard that’s the largest private employer in Mississippi says it is planning to hire about 3,000 new full-time employees. Ingalls Shipbuilding held a hiring event Wednesday in Pascagoula. Its parent company, Huntington Ingalls Industries, said…

Ingalls awarded contract to build additional Navy destroyer

Ingalls Shipbuilding division will build a seventh Arleigh Burke-class Flight III destroyer for the U.S. Navy under a $936 million contract announced Tuesday by the shipbuilder's parent company, Huntington Ingalls Industries. In 2018, Ingalls was awarded a $5.1 billion fixed-price…

Ingalls re-opens East Bank shipyard rebuilt after Katrina

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division moved destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to Pier Four on the east bank of the Pascagoula River today, signifying the reopening of a facility decimated in Hurricane Katrina. The newly reactivated, 187-acre east…

Ten total cases of COVID-19 at Ingalls

Two more employees tested positive for the Coronavirus at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, making the total now at ten. The first case of COVID-19 at Ingalls Shipbuilding was announced more than a week ago. Ingalls released a statement saying employees…

Eight total cases of COVID-19 at Ingalls

Another employee tested positive for the Coronavirus at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, making the total now at eight. The first case of COVID-19 at Ingalls Shipbuilding was announced more than a week ago. Ingalls released a statement saying employees have…

‘Tripoli’ delivered to the U.S. Navy

The ‘Tripoli’ will be commissioned later this year before docking at its homeport in San Diego. This amphibious assault ship was delivered to the U.S. Navy today. It’s the 15th large deck amphibious ship built at Ingalls and will be…

New Coast Guard cutter to be christened

Ingalls Shipbuilding and the U.S. Coast Guard are preparing to celebrate another milestone for a new vessel. Tomorrow marks the christening of the legend-class National Security Cutter ‘Stone.’ The Stone is named after Coast Guard Commander Elmer ‘Archie’ Stone who…

CNO visits Ingalls Shipbuilding

It was a busy day at Ingalls Shipbuilding today as the facility hosted the U.S. Navy’s Principal Advisor to the President. Admiral Michael Gilday has only been serving as our nation’s Chief of Naval Operations for just over six months,…

Ingalls Shipbuilding awarded planning yard contract worth potential $453M

PASCAGOULA, Miss. — Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Friday that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a contract with a potential total value of $453.4 million for planning yard services in support of in-service Ticonderoga-class cruisers and Spruance-class destroyers. The…