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Tuesday March 9, 1999 :

Ship Hangar Constructed

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi, USA -- The Navy is looking for a better way to house helicopters on its ships... and Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula is getting some help from the state's universities in coming up with a solution. The company is working with university researchers on a joint project to build a helicopter hangar composed entirely of composite material. The hangars will be installed on guided missile destroyers.