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Northrop Grumman Ship Systems (NGSS) is the division of Northrop Grumman Corporation responsible for building small and medium shipping products. Another division of Northrop Grumman, Northrop Grumman Newport News, is responsible for nuclear submarines and supercarriers. The Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is an aerospace and defense conglomerate that is the result of a 1994 merger between Northrop and Grumman. ... The newly constructed USS Birmingham is launched from the Newport News yards in 1942 Northrop Grumman Newport News, formerly called Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company (NNS), is the largest privately owned shipyard in the United States and the only one that can build Nimitz-class supercarriers. ... USS Los Angeles A submarine is a specialized watercraft that can operate underwater. ... USS , a typical supercarrier, and HMS Illustrious, a light V/STOL aircraft carrier on a joint patrol. ...

NGSS consists of the former Ingalls Shipbuilding and Avondale Shipyard companies. Ingalls Shipbuilding was a shipyard located in Pascagoula, Mississippi, originally established in 1938, and is now part of Northrop Grumman Ship Systems. ... Avondale Shipyard was an independent shipbuilding company, acquired by Litton Industries, in turn acquired by Northrop Grumman Corporation. ...

NGSS repaired the USS Cole after it was damaged in an attack in Yemen. The second USS Cole (DDG 67) is an Arleigh Burke-class Aegis guided missile destroyer homeported in NS Norfolk, Virginia. ...

The correct spelling of this company is Northrop Grumman ShipSystems.

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