Defense Industry Notes
- $635M NASSCO pact keeps 1,200 jobs in S.D. // San Diego Business Journal;8/9/93, Vol. 14 Issue 32, p5
Reports on the Navy's awarding of a contract to National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) for the conversion of three civilian cargo ships. Terms of deal; Importance of Navy contracts to shipyards; NASSCO's dispute with labor unions.
- NASSCO gets $207m ship contract increase. // San Diego Business Journal;2/19/96, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p5
Reports on a $207 million contract to design and build a Strategic Sealift ship for the United States Navy by the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company. What the ship is designed to do; Where the work will be done; When it will be completed.
- NASSCO joins three others to bid on new Navy contract. Wells, Ken R. // San Diego Business Journal;11/6/95, Vol. 16 Issue 45, p4
Reports on the collaboration between the National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. three defense contractors to bid on a new class of US Navy ships. Navy's plan to build 12 of the ships; Estimates on the value of each ship.
- Nassco Gets Navy Contract for Third Cargo/Ammo Ship. Graves, Brad // San Diego Business Journal;7/22/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 29, p11
Reports the contract of National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. to build the cargo carrier for the Navy in San Diego, California. Value of the design and construction contract; Function of the T-AKE cargo carrier for naval operations; Importance of the contract on the labor force.
- Nassco Gets $60M to Start Third Navy Logistics Ship. Allen, Mike // San Diego Business Journal;7/11/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 28, p24
The article reports on the 60 million dollars contract awarded by the U.S. Navy to Nassco/General Dynamics Corp. for the purchase of long lead materials such as engines for a third Mobile Landing Platform ship (MLPs).
- NASSCO Awarded $288 Million Contract for Fourth Navy T-AKE Ship. // Welding Journal;Sep2003, Vol. 82 Issue 9, p10
Reports that the U.S. Navy exercised its option with National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. for construction of a fourth ship for the T-AKE program, a class of combat logistics force ships. Value of the contract.
- Nassco Lays Keel for 12th Navy T-AKE Class Ship. Graves, Brad // San Diego Business Journal;4/12/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 15, p8
The article reports on the move of Nassco/General Dynamics Corp. to lay the keel of its 12th dry cargo and ammunition ship for the U.S. Navy on March 26, 2010 in Carlsbad, California.
- Northrop Grumman Awarded $41M in Options for Destroyer Navigation, Steering Systems. Eckstein, Megan // Defense Daily;8/7/2014, p4
The article reports that the U.S. Navy, shipyard Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of military contractor General Dynamics, and shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls Industries have awarded military contractor Northrop Grumman about 41 million dollars in options to supply navigation and steering...
- Fast Forward. // Smithsonian;Oct2012, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p108
The article discusses the U.S. Navy warship the DDG-1000 Zumwalt class destroyer, named for former chief of naval operations Admiral Elmo Zumwalt Jr., which will be used in the Pacific Ocean region and is being manufactured by General Dynamics in Maine at the Bath Iron Works.