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Capacity Planning Automation

Project Participants: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. Project Start: June 2014 Currently, lay-down placement and assignment of units through successive shipyard work stations is done through a laborious, manual process. This process is dependent upon the experience of a limited number of personnel, time consuming paper processes, and is subject to a large amount of error. […]

Supervisory Material Management System

Project Participants: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. Project Start: February 2013 The ‘Mobile Supervisor’ project is focused on mobility technology and process improvements to enhance efficiency and optimize both the foremen and craft productivity by increasing foreman time spent on the deck plate and shop floor and decreasing time spent traveling to/from office locations and warehouses. […]

Improved Stud Fixturing Processes

Project Participants: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. Project Start: June 2012 During ship construction, the U.S. Navy shipbuilding industry is required to attach tremendous quantities of equipment with a great variety of configurations, sizes, and weights. Traditionally, equipment is attached by drilling and mounting welded structural foundations. Extensive engineering resources are expended to design these foundations. […]

Hull Fairness & Accuracy Control

Project Participants: Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding-Gulf Coast Project Start: November 2007 Hull fairness/flatness and accuracy control requirements for DDG-1000 create a unique production challenge for Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding-Gulf Coast (NGSB-GC). Currently there is no technology solution that would meet these restrictive fairness fabrication requirements as they are more stringent than requirements for DDG‑51. With the DDG‑1000 […]

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