Business News: Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded $15.2 Billion Block Contract For Two Ford-Class Aircraft Carriers

Business News: Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded $15.2 Billion Block Contract For Two Ford-Class Aircraft Carriers

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Jan. 31, 2019 – For the first time in more than three decades, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division was awarded a multi-ship contract from the U.S. Navy to build two aircraft carriers.  The company announced today that it received a contract modification valued at $15.2 billion for the detail design and construction of the Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers Enterprise (CVN 80) and CVN 81, which has not yet been named.

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