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Construction of Second Carrier Begins at Portsmouth

Construction of Second Carrier Begins at Portsmouth

Production on HMS PRINCE OF WALES, the second Queen Elizabeth-Class aircraft carrier, has started today at BAE Systems in Portsmouth Naval Base – the future home of the Queen Elizabeth Class. Work on the forward section of the hull, known […]


DDG 51 Class Ship Construction Contract Awards Announced

DDG 51 Class Ship Construction Contract Awards Announced

The Navy awarded General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works (BIW) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) each a fixed-price incentive contract for the design and construction of a DDG 51 class ship Sept. 26. BIW was awarded a $679,600,348 fixed-price-incentive contract for DDG […]


Construction Begins on Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier

Construction Begins on Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier

Advance construction started on the nation’s newest aircraft carrier Feb. 25 with a “first cut of steel” ceremony at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News, Va. The steel plate cut will be used in the construction of the carrier, which has […]


Construction Continues for the Next-Generation Aircraft Carrier, CVN 78

Construction Continues for the Next-Generation Aircraft Carrier, CVN 78

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.: Northrop Grumman Corporation lifted two generators weighing over 195,000 pounds each into the aft section of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), currently under construction at the company’s Shipbuilding sector in Newport News, Va., […]


Russia To Help Ukraine Finish Construction Of Missile Cruiser

Russia To Help Ukraine Finish Construction Of Missile Cruiser

Kiev, Russia: Russia has agreed to help Ukraine finish construction on a missile cruiser, which has been stalled for almost 15 years, the Ukrainian president said on Monday. Construction of the Slava class Admiral Lobov cruiser was launched in 1984 […]


Cutting Edge: Construction Begins At Carriers Portsmouth Base

Cutting Edge: Construction Begins At Carriers Portsmouth Base

Work began today at Portsmouth on the first of two new aircraft carriers. As steel cutting commenced on a section of the hull, Portsmouth became the fifth UK shipyard to start construction on the programme. The naval base will be […]


Engineers use 3-D technology to transform design process

Engineers use 3-D technology to transform design process

HUNTSVILLE, Ala: The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center Huntsville is using cutting-edge computer technology to speed up and improve the quality of standard facility designs. Building Information Modeling, or BIM, is a new three dimensional design approach to facility […]


 
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