Monday, March 1, 2021

Over 300 Lay-Offs Announced at Newport News Shipbuilding

More than 300 salaried employees at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia have been informed they will be laid off as the nation’s leading defense shipbuilder reshapes its workforce. Newport New...

March 1, 2021
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Newport News Shipbuilding Launches Major Hiring Initiative

Newport News Shipbuilding has announced a major hiring initiative in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Virginia that will seek to train and hire for thousands of shipbuilding jobs over the...

June 26, 2018
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Monday, May 14, 2018
Maritime News

Newport News Shipbuilding to Test 3D Printing in Naval Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls’ Newport News Shipbuilding division has partnered with 3D Systems to develop additive manufacturing technologies expected to accelerate the adoption of metal 3-D printing in the naval shipbuilding industry....

May 14, 2018
Total Views: 34

Monday, March 19, 2018
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Asks Huntington Ingalls for Pricing on Two New Aircraft Carriers

WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy asked shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries on Monday for detailed pricing on the cost of two aircraft carriers, showing the Trump administration is...

March 19, 2018
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Maritime News

WATCH: 900-Ton Ford Class Superlift at Newport News Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls’ Newport New Shipbuilding recently conducted a 900-ton superlift in the construction of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), the U.S. Navy’s next generation aircraft carrier. ...

September 14, 2016
Total Views: 143

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Sea Trials for U.S. Navy’s Next Supercarrier Delayed

  WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The sea trial schedule for the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford has been delayed six to eight weeks after shipboard tests fell behind...

September 22, 2015
Total Views: 9

Friday, July 24, 2015

Newport News Shipbuilding to Layoff More Than 1,500

  Newport News Shipbuilding could layoff more 1,500 employees by the end of 2016, the company revealed this week. The layoffs were announced in a letter to employees by Newport...

July 24, 2015
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Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Maritime News

VIDEO: USS Enterprise Returns to Original Drydock for Inactivation

The world’s first nuclear powered aircraft carrier was moved into its birthplace dry dock at Huntington Ingalls’ Newport News Shipbuilding this weekend as part of the ongoing inactivation process. The...

May 5, 2015
Total Views: 178

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Navy Engineer Caught Trying to Steal Supercarrier Secrets

A civilian engineer at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard was arrested in a sting operation on a charge of trying to steal diagrams of the U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear aircraft carrier for a man who he believed to be a spy for the Egyptian government, according to court papers.

December 6, 2014
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Maritime News

Video: USS Abraham Lincoln Refloated at Newport News

With the assistance of tugboats, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) was relaunched into the James River this week following more than a year-long dry docking period...

November 5, 2014
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Prep Work Continues On Second Ford-class Supercarrier

Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $1.295 billion extension to a previously awarded construction preparation contract for the second aircraft carrier in the new Ford-class, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79).

March 4, 2014
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Sunday, November 10, 2013

Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78): Keel Laying to Christening in Four Minutes [TIME LAPSE]

From the Keel laying to christening, 4 years of constructing the Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) in 4 minutes.

November 10, 2013
Total Views: 36

Monday, April 15, 2013

Ship Photo of The Day – Upper Bow Section Placed on Gerald R. Ford Carrier

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Monday a milestone in the construction of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) with the addition of the ship's upper bow section.

April 15, 2013
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Shipyard Photos of The Day – President Obama Talks Sequestration at Newport News Shipbuilding

U.S. President Barack Obama looks at the bow sections of the USS John Warner before speaking at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia on February 26, 2013. Obama visited...

February 27, 2013
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