Huntington Ingalls Touts Cost Savings On CVN-79, Pushes Two-Ship Buy

June 12, 2015 |
On the heels of a much-anticipated contract award for primary construction work on the second in a new class of super carriers, shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries is touting the shipyard's efforts thus far to drive efficiency into the program and urging the Navy to move to a dual-ship acquisition strategy for the next two vessels. "We found ways to take out substantial man hours in the cost of the ship, we've leaned pretty far forward in terms of our process...

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