Friday, May 7, 2021

Local Defense Industry News

Huntington Ingalls Releases First Quarter Profit Statements

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), the parent company of the Newport News Shipyard, reported first quarter revenues of $2.3 billion, up less than 1 percent from the first quarter of 2020. Newport News Shipyard’s contribution to HII’s overall revenues including...

Newport News Shipbuilding Expands Apprentice School Programs

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries recently announced The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding was certified by the Council for Occupational Education to provide academic degrees in 26 educational programs. Beginning in 2023, the school will grant Associate degrees of applied...

Newport News Shipbuilding To Hire More Than 2,200

NEWPORT NEWS—Following layoffs of more than 300 employees and the demotion of approximately 100 managers at the end of February, Newport News Shipbuilding is now ready to fill more than 2,200 positions by the end of 2021. This news came...

Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded $2.9 Billion Contract

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb. 19, 2021 -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $2.9 billion contract for the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John...

Newport News Shipbuilding Lays Off More than 300 employees

NEWPORT NEWS-More than 300 employees have been let go from Newport News Shipbuilding. In an official statement released on social media on February 26, Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin announced that 314 salaried shipbuilders have been laid off. In...

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New Marathon-ish Event Coming to Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—You’ve heard of the Newport News Marathon that winds its way through streets of the city? Well, get ready for a new marathon that’s geared for people who prefer entertainment over exercise. The inaugural 23rd Street Marathon is slated...

Philip Michael Store In Hampton Relocates

HAMPTON—The Philip Michael Fashion For Men Store formerly located at Coliseum Crossing in Hampton has moved. They are now in Coliseum Crossing, just a few doors down. “Our landlord had an opportunity to bring in Five Below, and they wanted...

Snow Companies Names New President

YORK-Snow Companies on Waller Mill Road has named a new president. The company, which celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year, announced the promotion of Blake Shewey to President of the agency on May 5. Brenda Snow will continue on as...