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  • 27 January 2013

    Huntington Ingalls Industries celebrated significant progress yesterday, Jan. 26th, as the 555-metric ton island was lowered onto the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. The island will serve as the command center for flight deck operations aboard the first of the next-generation class of aircraft […]

  • 24 October 2006

    The USS America and the “America-class” of aircraft carriers? Or the USS Gerald R. Ford and the “Ford-class”? Sen. John Warner, R-Virginia, is pushing for the latter. He wants the next generation nuclear powered carrier – now being designed at Northrop Grumman Newport News – to bear Ford’s name.

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Huntington Ingalls Industries celebrated significant progress on Jan. 26th, as the 555-metric ton island was lowered onto the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. The island will serve as the command center for flight deck operations aboard the first of the next-generation class of aircraft […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) will on Saturday, Jan. 26th, lift and place the 555-metric ton island onto the flight deck of Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the first of the next-generation class of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. The ship’s sponsor and President and Mrs. Gerald R. Ford’s daughter, Susan Ford Bales, will participate in the event. […]

  • 20 January 2013

    Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) will on Saturday, Jan. 26th, lift and place the 555-metric ton island onto the flight deck of Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the first of the next-generation class of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. The ship’s sponsor and President and Mrs. Gerald R. Ford’s daughter, Susan Ford Bales, will participate in the event. The Gerald […]

  • 20 March 2013

    Westport Innovations said that the Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks with the Westport WiNG™ Power System will soon be available to Canadian customers. To serve the Canadian market, Westport is opening an integration centre in Windsor, Ontario with trucks expected to be ready for delivery to customers by late June 2013. Westport’s Windsor Integration Centre […]

  • 19 August 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. announced today that the structural production of the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) has reached 50 percent completion. The lead ship in the new class of carriers has been under construction at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division since November 2009. It is on track to meet its scheduled […]

  • 27 February 2013

    Westport Innovations announced that its proven Westport WiNG™ Power System, a compressed natural gas (CNG) bi-fuel system, will be available for order on the Ford F-450 and F-550 Super Duty Chassis Cab trucks starting April 1, 2013. The trucks will make their debut at next week’s National Truck Equipment Association Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, […]

  • 31 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Huntington Ingalls Industries received a $504 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract extension to continue engineering work associated with construction of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). The company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division is the prime contractor. Work performed under the contract includes the continuation of design-related activities and integration and system analysis for non-propulsion […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division welded a time capsule July 11 inside the flight deck control room of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). The time capsule contains items that were placed under the 555-metric ton island during a ceremonial event in January by Susan Ford Bales, the ship’s […]

  • 12 October 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division hosted a visit by Susan Ford Bales, daughter of the late President Gerald R. Ford and sponsor of his namesake ship. Bales received a briefing on Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) construction progress since her last visit in August 2010. Following the […]

  • 5 May 2015

    Westport Innovations revealed its plans to offer 2016 Ford F-150 trucks for use with the CNG Westport WiNG power system and certify to EPA and CARB standards.

  • 5 May 2015

    Westport Innovations revealed its plans to offer 2016 Ford F-150 trucks for use with the CNG Westport WiNG power system and certify to EPA and CARB standards.

  • 14 November 2013

    Watch 4 years of construction in 4 minutes, from the Keel Laying Ceremony of Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) to the bottle break of the Christening on Nov. 9, 2013. The ship and its class will carry on the legacy of President Ford for a century.   Gerald R. Ford represents the next-generation class of […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Westport Innovations, the global leader in natural gas engines, announced that it has acquired BAF Technologies and its subsidiary, ServoTech Engineering, subsidiaries of Clean Energy Fuels  for $25 million in Westport stock. Westport said it believes that the amalgamation will create the largest product portfolio and largest market presence in the North American light duty […]

  • 30 July 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries received a $504 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract extension to continue engineering work associated with construction of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). The company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division is the prime contractor. Work performed under the contract includes the continuation of design-related activities and integration and system analysis for non-propulsion […]

  • 17 April 2012

    The structural production of the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) is 75 percent complete. The lead ship in the new class of carriers has been under construction at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division since November 2009. It is on track to meet its scheduled launch in 2013 and delivery to the […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division hoisted the last piece of primary structure onto the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) on Tuesday. The lift was the last of 162 superlifts and brings more than three years of structural erection work to a close. Susan Ford Bales, the ship’s sponsor […]

  • 16 April 2013

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday, April 15 that the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford is complete following the addition of the ship’s upper bow section on April 9 at Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS). The upper bow extends the overall length of the carrier to its full size, which is 1,106 […]

  • 10 October 2013

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is ready to float out the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). The shipyard will tomorrow, Oct. 11, begin the flooding of Dry Dock 12, where the carrier has been under construction since November 2009. Susan Ford Bales, daughter of the ship’s namesake and its […]

  • 16 September 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc announced today that the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding​ (NNS) division placed an 825-ton superlift on the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) on Sept. 12, completing the ship’s stern. Gerald R. Ford is being built using modular construction, a process where smaller sections of the ship are welded together to […]

  • 4 October 2013

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday that the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) has put on significant weight in the dry dock at its Newport News Shipbuilding division with the installation of four 30-ton bronze propellers. At 21 feet in diameter, each propeller spins to push the aircraft carrier through the water. “Installation […]