Eighth Wasp-Class Assault Ship Named for Site of WWII Raid
- Gold Team Selected To Build DD(X) Family of Warships. Burgess, Richard R. // Sea Power;Jun2002, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p25
Reports on the contracts awarded by the United States Navy on a consortium led by Northrop Grumman Ship Systems to build the DD(X) family of warships. Estimated value of the deal; Integration of advanced warfare systems in the warships; Features of the warship.
- Navy To Monitor Work At Northrop Grumman Gulf Coast Shipyards, Official Says. Fein, Geoff // Defense Daily;7/5/2007, Vol. 235 Issue 3, p7
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Navy to quarterly review the Northrop Grumman (NOC) Ship Systems' (NGSS) facilities in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Pascagoula, Mississippi, as well as all ships under contract with the company in view of matters the service has following construction...
- Keel Laid for Future USS Anchorage by Program Executive Office Ships. // Sea Technology;Nov2007, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p9
The article reports that the keel for the future USS Anchorage has been laid by shipyard workers at Northrop Grumman Ship Systems' (NGSS) Avondale Operations in Louisiana. Former NGSS vice president H.E. Robinson has authenticated that the keel was lain "straight and true." The article discusses...
- High Employee Turnover Cited for Faulty Pipe Welds at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. // Welding Journal;Mar2010, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p4
The article reports on the statement released by the Navy on the factors that contributed to the faulty pipe welds at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Inc. (NGSB) in the U.S.
- Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS WILLIAM P. LAWRENCE. // Military Technology;2011, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p110
The article reports that the U.S. Navy has officially accepted the delivery of the future USS William P. Lawrence guided-missile destroyer from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding at a ceremony in Pascagoula, Mississippi on February 23, 2010.
- Navy Accepts Delivery of Truxtun. // Washington Letter of Oceanography;11/3/2008, Vol. 42 Issue 22, p4
The article reports on the delivery of the guided-missile destroyer Truxtun to the U.S. Navy. Truxtun, which came from Pascagoula, Mississippi-based Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding (NGSB), will carry out operations such as peacetime presence and crisis management to sea control and power...
- Northrop Grumman Delivers Last Nimitz-Class Carrier To The Navy. // Defense Daily;5/12/2009, Vol. 242 Issue 29, p6
The article reports that the U.S. Navy yesterday took delivery of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77), a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, from Northrop Grumman's Shipbuilding division. The Navy said that George H.W. Bush was the country's 10th Nimitz-class aircraft carrier and is the most advanced ship...
- Navy Signs MOU to Transfer Ship Construction. // Program Manager;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p13
Reports that the U.S. Navy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman Ship Systems to transfer ship construction between the two corporations' shipyards. Terms and conditions outlined in the MOU; benefits of the agreement for the Navy.
- Dragline Rebirth. // Industrial Heating;Apr2010, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p24
The article reports on the use of the steel of a crane in the rescue work of airplane crash in Somerset, Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001, and materials of the World Trade Center in New York City which collapsed after a terror strike on the same date, for constructing warships for the U.S....