Ten Years at HII

Huntington Ingalls Industries celebrates its 10th anniversary on May 31, 2021.

View the timeline to see highlights from our first ten years.

2011-03-31 09:00:11

HII Founded, Begins Trading at NYSE

Huntington Ingalls Industries was formed when Northrop Grumman spun off its shipbuilding businesses into a new, publicly-traded company.

2011-03-31 10:00:11

A Legend Reborn

Introducing Huntington Ingalls Industries

2011-04-01 09:57:58

Ingalls Receives John P. Murtha (LPD 26) Contract

Ingalls receives first contract of $1.5 billion to build John P. Murtha (LPD 26).

2011-04-26 11:50:12

HII Names Division Presidents: Irwin F. Edenzon and Matthew J. Mulherin

Board of Directors approved Irwin F. Edenzon as corporate vice president and president of Ingalls Shipbuilding and Matthew J. Mulherin as corporate vice president and president of Newport News Shipbuilding.

2011-05-14 06:20:22

Ingalls Christens Amphibious Transport Dock Anchorage (LPD 23)

Nearly 1,200 guests attended the christening of Anchorage (LPD 23), the seventh ship in the USS San Antonio class of ships being built by Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. LPD 23 officially received its name when ship sponsor Annette Conway broke a bottle across the ship's bow at the culmination of the ceremony held at the company's Avondale Operations.

2011-05-23 09:00:11

First Gerald R. Ford-Class Carrier Gets Superlift Toward Completion

Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the lead ship in the new class of U.S. Navy super carriers, took another step toward completion as Newport News Shipbuilding erected a 945-ton superlift near the stern of the ship.

2011-05-30 04:10:38

In Remembrance

For more than a century, the shipbuilders at Huntington Ingalls Industries have been proudly building the best military ships for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard. Today, we pay special tribute to the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice to help secure freedom for all Americans.

2011-06-14 08:03:28

Ingalls receives $98.6 million advanced procurement contract for LPD 27

The U.S. Navy awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $98 million cost-plus-fixed-fee advance procurement contract modification for long-lead materials for LPD 27, the 11th amphibious transport dock ship of the USS San Antonio (LPD 17) class.

2011-06-15 10:00:11

Ingalls receives construction contract for DDG 113

Ingalls awarded construction contract for the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer DDG 113.

2011-07-21 17:48:14

Ingalls donates property to Mississippi to support City of Pascagoula’s development plan

Ingalls donated 11 acres of prime property located at the Point in Pascagoula.

2011-07-29 20:35:15

Newport News redelivers submarine USS Albany

Newport News Shipbuilding division redelivered the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Albany (SSN 753) to the U.S. Navy. The redelivery took place one day earlier than originally planned, following successful sea trials.

2011-08-04 15:44:46

NNS Exhibits 125 Years of Shipbuilding History at The Mariners' Museum

Newport News Shipbuilding partnered with The Mariners' Museum to share the shipyard's history through a collection of 51 photographs.

2011-08-08 21:11:31

NNS Delivers California (SSN 781) to U.S. Navy

The delivery came more than eight and a half months early to the contract date and nearly five months faster than NNS' previous delivery of New Mexico.

2011-08-18 05:38:00

Structural Work Gerald R. Ford is Halfway Complete

Structural production of the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) reached 50 percent completion.

2011-08-19 10:33:22

Ingalls Presents Shipbuilders With “President’s Awards for Excellence”

Ingalls presented 39 shipbuilders with "President's Awards for Excellence" for their outstanding and innovative work on shipbuilding projects. The award-winners—two individuals and six teams—were honored at a dinner held Aug. 18 in Gulfport.

2011-08-30 03:10:41

Ingalls Starts Fabrication on Hamilton (WMSL753)

Hamilton is the fourth U.S. Coast Guard's National Security Cutter.

2011-09-02 12:46:01

Ingalls Delivers Third NSC to U.S. Coast Guard

Ingalls delivered Stratton (WMSL 752) during a shipboard ceremony officially transferred ownership.

2011-09-09 00:00:00

Ingalls Receives $482.8 Million to Build Fifth NSC

The fixed-price-incentive-firm contract from the U.S. Coast Guard is for the construction of a fifth National Security Cutter.

2011-09-19 09:47:27

SSN 787 Construction Begins

Newport News Shipbuilding officially began construction the Virginia-class submarine SSN 787, marking the beginning of the program's two-submarines-per-year build plan.

2011-09-26 19:51:30

Ingalls Receives $697.6 Million Construction Contract For DDG 114

DDG 114 will be the 30th Aegis guided missile destroyer Ingalls has built for the U.S. Navy.

2011-09-29 06:04:30

CMSD Receives Star Status From OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program

Continental Maritime of San Diego was recognized for exemplary shipyard safety and received "star" status in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Voluntary Protection Program.

2011-10-10 21:52:28

NNS Hosts Area Teachers to Highlight Shipyard Careers for Students

Newport News Shipbuilding hosted eight teachers from public schools in Hampton and Poquoson as part of the Career Pathways Program.

2011-10-31 23:41:05

Ingalls Receives $13 Million for DDG 1000 Work

"This contract modification provides additional funding for the composite work we're doing on the deckhouse for this shipbuilding program," said Karrie Trauth, program manager, DDG 1000.

2011-11-11 08:35:47

Ever See a 3-Pointer From 20 Stories Above the Pacific?

Carrier Classic Advertisement.

2011-11-11 09:57:38

Newport News Shipbuilding Completes Carrier Classic Trophy

The pewter trophy is inspired by the Nimitz-class aircraft carriers' island house, radars and mast structure. From concept to computer model to the finished product, about 30 shipbuilders played a role in the trophy's creation.

2011-11-11 16:15:02

Proud To Still Serve

Veterans Day Advertisement

2011-11-15 13:26:14

HII Shipbuilders Receive National Recognition for STEM Achievements

Seven female shipbuilders were recognized for achievements in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at the 16th Annual Women of Color STEM Conference.

2011-11-25 22:43:21

USS Enterprise (CVN 65) celebrates 50th anniversary

USS Enterprise (CVN 65) was commissioned on Nov. 25, 1961. Happy Anniversary to "Big E," the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.

2011-12-02 02:45:14

Ingalls Shipbuilding Awarded $46 Million Advance Procurement Contract for DDG 1002 Work

The funding for this contract allows Ingalls to purchase material and equipment in support of DDG 1002 advanced construction activities, as well as provide engineering and production support services. Ingalls is already building the deckhouse, hangar and peripheral vertical launch systems for DDG 1000 and DDG 1001.

2011-12-14 11:16:00

NNS Employees Donate $1.6 Million to 2012 United Way Campaign

Shipbuilders who donated were able to direct their contributions to the organizations of their choice, including the American Red Cross, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Peninsula, Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula, the YWCA of the Virginia Peninsula and USO of Hampton Roads.

2011-12-14 23:26:27

Ingalls Shipbuilding Employees Donate $757,000 to United Way

Donations were made to United Way organizations in four communities shipbuilders call home.

2012-01-03 14:34:55

NNS Assumes Maintenance Services Role at Kesselring Research and Development Site

NNS was awarded the contract in September 2011 by Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corp. (BMPC) to provide maintenance services on the two nuclear reactor prototypes at the Kesselring site,

2012-01-27 18:41:14

Ingalls Shipbuilding Awards $70,500 to Gulf Coast School Districts for STEM-Related Projects

The grants will be used by 19 school districts for various science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) projects.

2012-02-06 22:06:16

NNS Hosts Apprentice School Graduation

The graduation, held at the Liberty Baptist Church Worship Center in Hampton, celebrated the achievements of 161 apprentices representing 26 trades.

2012-02-23 21:10:56

Ingalls Awarded $70 Million Advance Procurement Contract for Amphibious Transport Dock LPD 27

The cost-plus-fixed-fee advance procurement contract modification from the U.S. Navy is to provide long-lead materials for LPD 27, the 11th amphibious transport dock of the USS San Antonio (LPD 17) class.

2012-03-05 13:46:40

NNI Awarded Subcontract From The Shaw Group for Fabrication Work

NNI will fabricate, assemble, inspect, transport and deliver shield building wall panels to the Vogtle units 3 and 4 project in Georgia and the V.C. Summer nuclear construction site in South Carolina.

2012-03-29 09:28:39

HII Marks One-Year Anniversary by Ringing the New York Stock Exchange Closing Bell

President and CEO Mike Petters signaled the end of the March 29 trading session—and HII's first year of operations—by ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

2012-03-30 20:32:59

Ingalls Awarded $76 Million Advance Procurement Contract for Sixth NSC

The fixed-price contract from the U.S. Coast Guard is to purchase long-lead materials for a sixth National Security Cutter (NSC).

2012-04-12 09:29:06

Hard Stuff Done Right Employee Videos

Hard Stuff Done Right employee videos published. "Huntington Ingalls Industries shipbuilders are focused on safety, quality, cost and schedule. Hear how Rob Messick, a shipwright working on Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at Newport News Shipbuilding, incorporates these pillars of success into his work every day."

2012-05-04 10:12:55

NNS Breaks Ground on New Apprentice School

Apprentice School students, faculty and staff were joined by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, U.S. Reps. Scott Rigell, Bobby Scott and Rob Wittman, Newport News Mayor McKinley Price, HII leadership and other business and community leaders at the construction site for a ceremonial ground-breaking event.

2012-05-04 15:34:57

Ingalls Honors Employees With "President's Awards for Excellence"

Six teams and two individuals were honored with "President's Awards for Excellence" for their outstanding and innovative work on shipbuilding projects.

2012-05-10 19:06:32

NNS Dedicates 10th Habitat for Humanity Home

Newport News Shipbuilding turned over keys to the 10th Habitat for Humanity home the shipyard has constructed in partnership with Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg.

2012-05-15 18:20:12

Ingalls Awarded $133.7 Million Advance Procurement Contract for Amphibious Transport Dock LPD 27

The cost-plus-fixed-fee advance procurement contract modification from the U.S. Navy is to provide long lead time materials for LPD 27, the 11th amphibious transport dock of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class.

2012-05-31 03:20:41

Ingalls Awarded $2.38 Billion Contract for Detail Design and Construction of LHA 7

The fixed-price-incentive contract is for the detail design and construction of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA 7).

2012-06-06 10:00:11

Ingalls Authenticates Keel for John P. Murtha (LPD 26)

Ingalls Shipbuilding authenticated the keel for its 10th amphibious transport dock ship, the John P. Murtha.

2012-06-27 06:36:37

Ingalls Awarded $1.5 Billion Contract for Construction of 11th LPD

The fixed-price incentive contract from the U.S. Navy is for the detail design and construction of the amphibious transport dock LPD 27.

2012-07-28 09:36:37

Ingalls Christens LPD 25 Somerset in Honor of the 9/11 Heroes of Flight 93

Mrs. Mary Jo Myers, wife of Gen. Richard Myers, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, smashed a ceremonial bottle across LPD 25's bow at the culmination of the ceremony, officially christening LPD 25 as Somerset.

2012-07-30 06:54:27

AMSEC Wins U.S. Navy TSIMS Support Contract

The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) task order contains a base period with two one-year option periods which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of the contract to approximately $8.2 million.

2012-08-01 21:33:32

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2012-08-02 18:43:20

NNS Apprentice School Recognized as Trailblazer and Innovator

Apprentice School of Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division recognized by the Department of Labor's Office of Apprenticeship as a 21st Century Registered Apprenticeship Trailblazer and Innovator.

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