Ingalls has delivered 28 DDG 51 ships to the U.S. Navy. The company's 28 th ship, William P. Lawrence (DDG 110), was commissioned on June 4, 2011, in Mobile, Ala. William P. Lawrence was the most complete DDG at time of sea trials in the history of the program at Ingalls.
The highly capable, multi-mission Arleigh Burke-class destroyers can conduct a variety of operations, from peacetime presence and crisis management to sea control and power projection, all in support of the United States' military strategy. DDGs are capable of simultaneously fighting air, surface and subsurface battles. The ship contains myriad offensive and defensive weapons designed to support maritime defense needs well into the 21st century.
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) designs, builds and maintains nuclear and non-nuclear ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and provides after-market services for military ships around the globe. For more than a century, HII has built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. Employing more than 37,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and California, its primary business divisions are Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding. For more information, visit:
- HII on the web: www.huntingtoningalls.com
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- HII on Twitter: twitter.com/hiindustries
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