Monday, December 5, 2022

Local Defense Industry News

Shipyard Suppliers: Businesses On The Peninsula Add Their Talents To The Shipbuilding Process

HAMPTON—At a media event prior to the keel-laying ceremony for the USS Enterprise (CVN-80) aircraft carrier, a chance meeting with representatives from the Aircraft Carrier Industrial Base Coalition (ACIBC) launched an idea for a series of articles about local...

Newport News Shipbuilding Authenticates Keel Of Attack Sub Arkansas

NEWPORT NEWS—The Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division of HII hosted a keel authentication ceremony on Saturday, November 19 for the Virginia-class submarine Arkansas (SSN 600). Present at the event were the ship’s sponsors, six women from the group known...

Transition Overwatch Provides Career Options For Transitioning Service Members

Ten years ago, Transition Overwatch founder and CEO Sean Ofeldt was in a position that many military people find themselves in when getting ready to leave the military and make the move into civilian life. He didn’t want to...

HII Reports Third Quarter 2022 Results

NEWPORT NEWS—HII recently reported third quarter 2022 revenues of $2.6 billion, up 12.3 percent from the third quarter of 2021. The figure was primarily driven by revenue attributed to the acquisition of Alion Science and Technology in the third...

HII Unveils REMUS 620 Unmanned Underwater Vehicle

HII’s Mission Technologies division recently unveiled the REMUS 620, its new medium-class unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV). Built to support current and next-generation naval and special operations forces missions, REMUS 620 features a modular, open architecture to facilitate seamless payload...

Newport News Shipbuilders Will Get National Spotlight On Veterans Day

NEWPORT NEWS—On Friday, November 11, men’s college basketball teams Gonzaga and Michigan State will face-off in a West Coast Conference versus Big Ten showdown. Two things that set this game apart is that it will be played on the...

S23 Holdings Breaks Ground On Corporate Headquarters Facility

NEWPORT NEWS—The City of Newport News Department of Development and S23 Holdings held a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, November 1 at 1550 Terminal Ave. in Newport News to mark the start of construction for the new S23 Holdings Corporate...

HR Strong Initiative For Marine Trade Training Seeking Interested Candidates

The Hampton Roads workforce takes an enormous amount of pride in maintaining and repairing ships so that sailors can do what it takes to keep the country safe and secure. The HR Strong initiative offers training for job seekers...

HII Honors Employees With Inaugural Compass Award

NEWPORT NEWS—HII recently recognized four employees from the company’s three divisions and company headquarters with the inaugural Compass Award for Compliance. The award will annually recognize one employee from each division and HII headquarters for efforts in shaping the...

Newport News Shipbuilding Breaks Ground On Two Habitat For Humanity Homes

NEWPORT NEWS—On Tuesday, October 11, HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division joined elected Newport News officials and community leaders to break ground on two houses that shipyard volunteers will build in partnership with Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg. The...

Change Of Command At Fort Eustis Taking Place September 8

NEWPORT NEWS—Joint Base Langley-Eustis recently announced there will be a change of command ceremony at Fort Eustis at 9am on Thursday, September 8, 2022. General Paul E. Funk II will relinquish command of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine...

Newport News Shipbuilding Celebrates Ceremonial Keel-Laying Of CVN 80

NEWPORT NEWS—On Friday, August 26, the media was invited to a preview day prior to the keel-laying ceremony for the USS Enterprise (CVN 80) that will happen on Saturday, August 27. Keel-laying is the formal recognition of a ship’s...

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York County Seeking Citizen Input On Water Street Area Master Plan

YORK-York County is seeking input from community members about the future of the Water Street area. Citizens will have the opportunity to offer their feedback regarding the Water Street Area Master Plan during the Christmas Market on Main event...

Hampton Mayor Delivers State Of The City Address

HAMPTON—On Thursday, December 1, more than 500 people gathered at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton to hear the State of the City Address. This marked the first time since 2019 the address was delivered in front of...

Warwick Moose Lodge To Hold Merry Market Craft And Vendor Fair December 4

NEWPORT NEWS—Warwick Moose Lodge, in conjunction with Giving Hope in Hampton Roads, will host a Merry Market Craft and Vendor Show on Sunday, December 4 from 9am to 4pm at 1711 Warwick Moose Ln. in Newport News. The event is...