For more than 70 years, the more than 18,000 employees of Ingalls Shipbuilding facilities have pioneered the development and production of technologically advanced, highly capable warships for the surface Navy fleet, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Marine Corps, and foreign and commercial customers.
Ingalls Shipbuilding Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, with 800 acres and 11,000 employees, is the largest manufacturing employer Mississippi and a major contributor to the economic growth of the state.
Gulfport Composite Center of Excellence Gulfport has the experience and ability to accomplish a broad and complex range of fabrication techniques. For more information about Gulfport Composite Center of Excellence, call 228-935-7346.
Avondale Shipyard Avondale is the largest private manufacturing employer in Louisiana with about 4,800 employees and represents nearly $1 billion of economic impact to the state.
AMSEC. AMSEC is a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries. With approximately 2,000 employees in 27 locations nationwide and overseas, AMSEC is a full service supplier to the Navy and commercial maritime industry. The company provides naval architecture and marine engineering, naval ship systems assessments, maintenance engineering, waterfront maintenance support, acquisition program support, shipyard industrial engineering and C4I installation and support services. Additionally, it provides life cycle integrated logistics services including technical manual development, provisioning documentation, spare parts management, training development and delivery, and software development.
Continental Maritime of San Diego (CMSD), a certified Master Ship Repair Contractor for the U.S. Navy. Its skilled professionals have performed hundreds of ship repairs for the Navy and Military Sealift Command. CMSD does emergent repair on all types of major surface vessels including CVN, CV, CGN, CG, DDG, DD, and FFG, and all types of amphibious ships including LHD, LHA, LSD, LPD, LPH, and auxiliary ships. Its work also includes repairs and alterations to a wide range of Combatant Systems, Hull, Mechanical and Electrical, and Habitability ships.
- Largest supplier of U.S. Navy surface combatants—have built over 70 percent of Navy fleet of warships
- Builder-of-record for 28 of the 62-ship Aegis DDG 51 class of guided missile destroyers
- Builder of record for the LHA 6 class large deck amphibious ships and prime builder of the Navy's newest fleet of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class amphibious assault ships
- Has the premier Marine Composite Research, Development and Construction Facility in the country, with over 20 years of composite shipbuilding expertise, and is constructing integrated masts for the LPD 17 class and a composite superstructure for the DDG 1000
- Largest industrial employer in Mississippi and Louisiana, large Alabama employer
- Pascagoula, Miss. (surface combatants, amphibious assault & transport, CG, fleet support) - 800 acres, 11,000 employees
- New Orleans, La. (surface combatants, amphibious assault & transport, auxiliaries) - 268 acres, 4,800 employees
- Gulfport, Miss. (composite R&D & components) - 120 acres, 450 employees
- San Diego, Calif. (Continental Maritime, fleet support) - 400 employees
- Virginia Beach, Va. (AMSEC, Fleet support) - 2,000 employees