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Xavier Beale, formerly director of human resources operations at Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division, has been promoted to a vice president role within the same division. He will oversee production trades and trades administration and management functions as well as manage operations of the company-run Apprentice School in Virginia, HII said Friday. Beale succeeds Ray […] More

HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division has finished the initial sea trials for the Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Jersey. The trials, spanning several days, included testing the boat’s systems and components, submerging the vessel for the first time as well as executing high-speed maneuvers both on the surface and while submerged, HII said Thursday.


HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division started topside testing of the electromagnetic aircraft launch system on the USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier. EMALS is designed to replace the steam catapults on the U.S. Navy's Nimitz-class aircraft carriers, can operate at a speed of more than 150 miles per hour and works to provide expanded operational capability, more accurate end-speed control and higher launch-energy capacity, HII said Wednesday.

HII‘s Newport News Shipbuilding division has laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s 29th Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarine. The keel authentication commences the construction of the future USS Oklahoma (SSN 802), the first Virginia-class ship in Block V configuration and the 14th vessel to be delivered by NNS, HII said Wednesday. Fast-attack submarines are employed […] More
James Epting, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, was appointed at HII as senior vice president for National Nuclear Security operations and programs for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, according to a LinkedIn post published Sunday. He brings to the role nearly four decades of experience overseeing nuclear operations, policy and programs for NNSA and the […] More
The shipbuilding industry plays a crucial role in the economy, regional development, and national security, particularly by constructing warships. Warships serve multiple military purposes, including deterring enemy attacks and safeguarding the logistics and transportation of military forces by sea. Below is a list of five prominent government military shipbuilders in no particular order. The selection […] More
Todd Borkey is an industry veteran in the technology sector, serving as a top-level executive for nearly two decades. He assumes engineering and management assignments to secure market-leading positions in the government contracting sector. Get to know Todd Borkey, the Chief Technology Officer at HII. Who is Todd Borkey? Todd Borkey has served as HII’s […] More
HII‘s Newport News Shipbuilding division has christened Massachusetts (SSN 798), the U.S. Navy’s 25th Virginia-class nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine built to conduct open-ocean and littoral missions. SSN 798 is the 12th submarine in the Virginia class that NNS built for the service branch, HII said Saturday. The christening ceremony was held outside of the module outfitting […] More
An HII shipbuilding division has booked a $567.6 million subcontract modification to obtain long lead items needed to build Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines for the U.S. Navy. General Dynamics Electric Boat awarded the funds for HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding arm to begin material procurement and advance construction work for two new submarines, the military shipbuilder said Tuesday. “This contract modification underscores the […] More
HII‘s Newport News Shipbuilding unit has received additional approval to use additive manufacturing to produce stainless steel pipefittings for the Naval Sea Systems Command’s ships and other platforms. NNS was previously authorized to fabricate other vessel components using 3D printing, HII said Tuesday. NAVSEA initially approved additive manufacturing technical standards in 2018, and installed the first […] More
HII broke ground on the multi-class submarine production facility at its Newport News Shipbuilding division, marking the first phase of construction on the facility. The new naval platform manufacturing plant is one of three new facilities being developed to further support the construction and delivery of Columbia- and Virginia-class submarines., the shipbuilding company said Thursday.  […] More
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