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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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., […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]