PASCAGOULA, Miss., June 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division announced the successful launch of the Navy’s first Flight III Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided missile destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125). DDG 125 will feature enhanced detection and engagement of targets, as well as ballistic missile defense capability. “Our shipbuilders continue to set the standard for teamwork by achieving this important construction mileston
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Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) isn't America's biggest military shipbuilder, but it seems to want to be. With $9.4 billion in revenue in 2020, it was just edged out last year by the Marine Systems division of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) -- with revenue of $10 billion. "We are steadily adding new team members to our growing workforce," said Ingalls Shipbuilding President Kari Wilkinson, offering incentives like competitive pay and health insurance, and a healthcare clinic for shipbuilders and their families.