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The Navy awarded a $2,381,448,356 contract to Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) May 31, for the detail design and construction of the future USS Tripoli (LHA 7), the Navy’s next large-deck amphibious assault ship. “I’m very proud of our Navy-Industry shipbuilding team and the tremendous effort that has culminated in the award of this critical [...]
USS Wasp (LHD 1) returned to sea Jan. 9 to conduct qualifications in preparation for Bold Alligator 2012 the nation’s largest joint/multinational amphibious assault exercise in the past 10 years. To properly prepare for Bold Alligator, Wasp will spend the next week conducting flight and well deck operations to allow the ship and various Marine [...]
MOSCOW: France is considering the sale of a helicopter carrier ship to Russia that could provide Moscow with added offensive capabilities at sea. Speaking in Moscow, French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner and Defense Minister Herve Morin confirmed speculation that France is considering the sale of a helicopter carrier to Russia. Both sides, however, noted no [...]