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HII Finishes Delbert D. Black Ship Builder’s Tests

Huntington Ingalls Industries has concluded builder's trials of the future USS Delbert D. Black, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer. The company's Ingalls Shipbuilding Division held the trials last week in the Gulf of Mexico over three days, following Alpha trials that took place in December, the U.S. Navy said Monday.

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Navy to Commission HII-Built USS Paul Ignatius Missile Destroyer

The USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) guided-missile destroyer is scheduled to be commissioned into naval service on July 27 at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The Huntington Ingalls Industries-manufactured vessel is named after the 59th U.S. Navy secretary and will be the 67th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer owned by the military service, the Defense Department said Wednesday

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NOAA Modernizing Global Forecast System With Wave Model Integration; Vijay Tallapragada Quoted

NOAA

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is working to enhance the Global Forecast System weather model in an effort to improve U.S. weather forecasting. NOAA expects the combination to consolidate weather and wave forecasts, streamlining operations at the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP). NOAA's current weather forecast model will combine with the WaveWatchIII. 

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Huntington Ingalls Board Elects Kari Wilkinson as EVP, Shipbuilding Division President

Huntington Ingalls

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Board of Directors has elected Kari Wilkinson, Ingalls’ vice president, program management, to serve as executive vice president of HII and president of the Shipbuilding division, effective April 1st. She will succeed Brian Cuccias, who will retire in April. Wilkinson will report to HII executive vice president and chief operating officer Chris Kastner

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Navy to Perform Testing, Integration Efforts for DDG 51 Destroyers

Arleigh Burke Destroyers

The U.S. Navy has announced that the modernization effort for Arleigh Burke-class DDG 51 Flight III destroyers remains on track as the service branch moves to perform testing and integration activities for the vessels' ship systems. The Navy also installed AMDR arrays to initiate land-based tests for the destroyers' Aegis Combat Systems.

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Government-Industry Team Move Forward With USS Gerald R. Ford Weapons Elevator Testing

The U.S. Navy and Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding division have begun phase two testing of an aircraft carrier's lower weapons elevator, DVIDS Hub reported Thursday. Personnel from Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division, work with HII engineers to assess the operation of USS Gerald R. Ford’s lower stage weapons elevator.

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