September 30 - October 2 Siloxi, Mississippi The American Society of Naval Engineers, in conjunction with the Ingalls Shipbuilding and Data Systems Divisions of Litton Industries and the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, U.


Teams Prep For DD(X) Challenge

When the Navy announced in November its plans to scrap the DD-21 program and introduce the DD(X), the scramble was on by the two primary teams bidding the project — Blue and Gold — to shift gears on the fly and re-think the entire concept. The team

Westinghouse Gets $ 6 - M i l l i o n Contract For Cruiser Gears

Westinghouse Electric Corporation's marine division in Sunnyvale, Calif., has received a $6- million contract to build reduction gears for the Ticonderoga (CG-47), lead ship in a new class of AEGIS-armed guided-missile cruisers. Under terms of

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CG-49 Vincennes third of 12 Aegis guidedmissile cruisers ordered by the U.S. Navy for construction at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss., has completed her initial at-sea testing in preparation for commissioning on July 6. The new ship is equipped with the Aegis weapons system,

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