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Friday, November 25, 2022

Book Review: Heavy Metal, The Inside Story Of US Navy Shipbuilders

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Today is the busiest shopping day in the United States and, with retail inventories at record levels and the backlog of ships

November 25, 2022
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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

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

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

May 14, 2018
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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

March 19, 2018
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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.

September 14, 2016
Total Views: 280

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

September 22, 2015
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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

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

May 5, 2015
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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

December 6, 2014
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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

November 5, 2014
Total Views: 50

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

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

November 10, 2013
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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

April 15, 2013
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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

February 27, 2013
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