u.s. navy

U.S. Navy celebrates its 245th birthday

Today marks the U.S. Navy’s 245th birthday and sailors are reflecting on what the big day means to them. The theme for this year’s birthday is ‘victory at sea,’ commemorating the 75th anniversary of the close of World War II.…

‘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…

U.S. Navy celebrating 244th birthday

October is a very busy month, especially for celebrations. This weekend could be the biggest. On October 13th, the Navy will celebrate its 244th birthday. Here to tell us more are Navy Chiefs Brandon Hoover and Rose Chang with the…

Ingalls awarded $5.1 billion contract

Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula has been awarded a $5.1 billion contract for construction of six Arleigh Burke class flight III destroyers for the U.S Navy. The contract includes options for engineering and post-delivery efforts which, if exercised, would bring the…

Happy 242nd Birthday Navy

Today marks a special day for U.S. Navy sailors around the world including at the Seabee Base. The 242nd birthday of the U.S. Navy was celebrated in Gulfport with a special decorated cake followed by a ceremony. It was on…

Defense bill could bring work to Ingalls

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran says an agreement on a final defense appropriations bill would increase funding for new ships for the U.S. Navy that will involve shipbuilding in Mississippi. Senator Cochran says he is confident congress will approve the agreement…

Ingalls Receives $618 Million Grant

Ingalls Shipbuilding Division has received a $618 million contract modification to fund construction of a guided missile destroyer for the U.S. Navy. The ship is the fourth of five destroyers the company was awarded in June 2013. Ingalls was previously…