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Keel Authenticated for First Flight III Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (Nov. 7, 2019) Ingalls Shipbuilding welder James Ellis welds Ship Sponsors Ruby Lucas and Catherine B. Reynolds’ initials into a steel plate during a keel authentication ceremony for the future USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125) at Huntington Ingalls Industries Pascagoula shipyard Nov. 7, 2019. DDG 125 is the first ship to be named for Jack H. Lucas. During World War II, Lucas, then a private first class in the Marine Corps, received the Medal of Honor at age 17 for heroism above and beyond the call of duty during the Battle of Iwo Jima.
Nov. 7, 2019 - PASCAGOULA, Miss. – In an historic milestone for the DDG 51 program, the keel of the first Flight

Future USS Kansas City (LCS 22) Completes Successful Acceptance Trials
Oct. 31, 2019 - MOBILE, Ala. — The future USS Kansas City (LCS 22) successfully concluded acceptance trials in the

Keel Laid for First-in-Class T-ATS
191030-N-IJ355-002 (Oct. 20, 2019) -- Gulf Island Shipyard held a keel laying ceremony on Oct. 30 for the future USNS Navajo (T-ATS 6), the lead ship of the Navy’s new class of Towing, Salvage, and Rescue vessels. The ceremony was held at the Houma Terrebonne Civic Center in Houma, Louisiana.
Oct. 31, 2019 - HOUMA, La. – Gulf Island Shipyard held a keel laying ceremony on Oct. 30 for the future USNS Navajo

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Completes Post-Shakedown Availability
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 29, 2019) The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) conducts high-speed turns in the Atlantic Ocean, Oct. 29, 2019. Gerald R. Ford is at sea conducting sea trials following the in port portion of its 15-month post-shakedown availability. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Connor Loessin/Released)
Oct. 30, 2019 - WASHINGTON -- Program Executive Office (PEO) Aircraft Carriers announced the successful completion

Future USS Delaware delivered to the Navy
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 31, 2019) File photo of Virginia-class submarine future USS Delaware (SSN 791) at sea for sea trials.
Oct. 28, 2019 - WASHINGTON -- The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Delaware (SSN 791), the 18th submarine of

Tripoli Completes Acceptance Trials
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (Oct. 23, 2019) The future USS Tripoli (LHA 7) transits through the Gulf of Mexico in the early morning hours of Oct. 23, 2019 at the beginning of Acceptance Trials. During the underway, the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey performed a rigorous evaluation on all of the ship's major systems including propulsion, communications, navigation, combat systems, and aviation capabilities.
Oct. 28, 2019 - PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- The future USS Tripoli (LHA 7) completed acceptance trials when she returned to

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