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  • 21 February 2012

    Huntington Ingalls Industries presented today 18 shipbuilders that were recognized for achievements in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) during the 26th Black Engineer of the Year Award STEM Global Competitiveness Conference. The conference, hosted by Lockheed Martin Corp., the Council of Historically Black Colleges and Universities Engineering Deans, and US Black […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) today announced that the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division has successfully redelivered the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Albany (SSN 753) to the U.S. Navy. The redelivery took place on July 29, one day earlier than originally planned, following successful sea trials. The ship began its Docking Continuous Maintenance Availability March 15 […]

  • 6 July 2011
    Business & Finance

      Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that California (SSN 781), the nation’s newest and most advanced nuclear-powered submarine, returned to the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division after completing the ship’s first round of sea trials. The submarine returned July 2 with a broom on its mast, symbolizing a “clean sweep” and successful sea trial. A […]

  • 15 May 2013

    Huntington Ingalls Industries yesterday announced that the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has been recognized for exemplary environmental compliance and commitment to environmental excellence by the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD). “Newport News Shipbuilding works hard to be good a steward of the environment,” said Dru Branche, NNS’ director of environmental, health and safety. […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of U.S. shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HHI), has started the layoff process of 480 employees. “While this is a very difficult decision, it is a necessary step to effectively control our costs and successfully manage our business during a decline in work.  It is something we take very seriously and is a […]

  • 8 October 2013

    Newport News Shipbuilding’s Career Pathways Program held its first-ever Manufacturing Day event on Oct. 4 with one goal in mind: dispel stereotypes about manufacturing careers. The program invited a group of career coaches and guidance counselors from area high schools and community colleges to Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) to learn about manufacturing behind the shipyard […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of U.S. shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HHI), has started the layoff process of 480 employees. “While this is a very difficult decision, it is a necessary step to effectively control our costs and successfully manage our business during a decline in work.  It is something we take very seriously and is a […]

  • 15 September 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding​ (NNS) division’s “School Tools” drive collected more than 22,000 school supplies that will benefit an estimated 1,000 area students. “We are proud of our employees’ generous spirit that has built a successful School Tools program,” said Chavis Harris, NNS’ director of EEO, Diversity and […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has returned Newport News Shipbuilding’s name to its perch 233 feet above the shipyard. After more than 10 years, 250 gallons of primer and 260 gallons of paint, the Newport News Shipbuilding name once again sprawls across the downtown Newport News skyline on the girder of the shipyard’s 1,050-metric ton gantry crane. “This […]

  • 26 February 2013

    Newport News Shipbuilder and Safety Song Winner Gary Moore gets animated in his music video debut “Accident Free.” Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS), a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, is the nation’s sole-industrial designer, builder and refueler of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and one of the only two shipyards capable of designing and building nuclear-powered submarines. [mappress] […]

  • 28 April 2011

      Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc., today christened Capt. Ambrose, a tugboat named in honor of Capt. Marvin L. Ambrose, a former tugboat master and docking pilot who retired from the shipyard in 1973 after 44 years of service. The ceremonial christening was held behind the Virginia Advanced Shipbuilding and […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced on August 24th that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division opened a new, 65,000-square-foot facility, called the Supplemental Module Outfitting Facility (SMOF), to facilitate the Virginia Class Submarine (VCS) Program’s two-submarines-per-year build plan. “In 2011, Congressional approval to move forward with the two-submarines-per-year build plan was achieved,” said Chris Miner, NNS’ […]

  • 26 December 2012

    Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $33,734,943 cost-plus-fixed fee contract modification to previously awarded contract (N62793-07-C-0001) for continuation of fiscal year 2013 advance planning efforts to prepare and make ready for the defueling and inactivation of the USS Enterprise (CVN 65). This effort will provide for advanced planning, […]

  • 5 August 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has partnered with The Mariners’ Museum to share the shipyard’s history through a collection of 51 photographs. The exhibit, named “Always Good Ships,” will be open to the public Aug. 6 through Oct. 31. “We are excited to partner with The Mariners’ Museum […]

  • 8 June 2011

    Newport News Shipbuilding, the nation’s largest shipyard, is one of the local economy’s driving forces. The yard — Hampton Roads’ largest… (dailypress) [mappress] Source: dailypress, June 8, 2011;

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has acquired the Engineering Solutions Division of The Columbia Group, a designer and builder of unmanned underwater vehicles for domestic and international customers. As a previous stand-alone division within The Columbia Group, ESD is headquartered in Panama City Beach, Fla., and employs about 30 engineers, analysts, craftsmen and technicians. While ESD’s primary […]

  • 22 July 2013

    Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) hosted on July 19th U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) for a tour of the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. The visit provided an opportunity for Durbin to meet shipbuilders and see firsthand the complexities of shipbuilding. HII President and CEO Mike Petters accompanied the senators on […]

  • 1 July 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries today celebrates the 92nd anniversary of its Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School. The school has grown from three instructors and 126 apprentices in 1919 to more than 100 faculty and 750 apprentices today. The Apprentice School is expected to award its 10,000th diploma later this year. “The Apprentice School is essentially our […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division partnered with Newport News Public Schools yesterday to host the first Egg Drop Engineering Competition for middle and high school students. The event was sponsored by the NNS Career Pathways program. Lynetta Haskett, AmilRiyana Jacobs, Reality Richardson and Brynne Hunter of Huntington Middle School won the middle […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has partnered with The Mariners’ Museum to share the shipyard’s history through a collection of 51 photographs. The exhibit, named “Always Good Ships,” will be open to the public Aug. 6 through Oct. 31. “We are excited to partner with The Mariners’ Museum […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division, turned over keys to the 10th Habitat for Humanity home the shipyard has constructed in partnership with Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg. Since 2002, NNS has partnered with the organization to build homes for families in the community. The keys were presented to the […]

  • 2 August 2012

    Huntington Ingalls, Inc., Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $10,725,398 cost-plus-fixed fee contract modification (N62793-07-C-0001) for continuation of fiscal 2012 advance planning efforts to prepare for the defueling and inactivation of USS Enterprise (CVN 65). This effort will provide for advanced planning, ship checks, design, documentation, engineering, long lead time material […]