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Namibia Economist
Here’s looking at youNicolas Pezzarossa of JoinPad. The technology still has room for improvement.
Here’s looking at you
Namibia Economist / Posted 6 hours ago
Nicolas Pezzarossa of JoinPad. The technology still has room for improvement. Around 200 workers using AR on tablets at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia don’t yet rely on it to find the exact location to install critical equipment. But it... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News shipyard prepares for Delaware keel layingNEWPORT NEWS — Hundreds of workers and invited guests, including Jill Biden, ar
Newport News shipyard prepares for Delaware keel laying
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS — Hundreds of workers and invited guests, including Jill Biden, are meeting at Newport News Shipbuilding on Saturday to celebrate something akin to a wedding — the keel laying of the Virginia-class submarine Delaware. Jill Biden, Vice... Read more
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Daily Press
Jill Biden connects with crew of submarine Delaware at Newport News ShipbuildingNEWPORT NEWS — The Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding came together Saturday wi
Jill Biden connects with crew of submarine Delaware at Newport News Shipbuilding
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS — The Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding came together Saturday with second lady Jill Biden to celebrate an early construction milestone for the attack submarine Delaware. The keel-laying ceremony for the Virginia-class boat took place... Read more
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Daily Press
Who's funding Newport News City Council campaigns?to Mullin. •Robert Yancey gave $1,250 to Mullin. •Bill Bell, vice president o
Who's funding Newport News City Council campaigns?
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
to Mullin. •Robert Yancey gave $1,250 to Mullin. •Bill Bell, vice president of human resources and administration for Newport News Shipbuilding, gave $200 to each incumbent. The shipyard itself gave $500 to each incumbent. •Wendy Drucker,... Read more
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Daily Press
Shipbuilders prepare to celebrate a marriageNEWPORT NEWS — Hundreds of workers and invited guests, including Jill Biden, ar
Shipbuilders prepare to celebrate a marriage
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS — Hundreds of workers and invited guests, including Jill Biden, are meeting at Newport News Shipbuilding on Saturday to celebrate something akin to a wedding — the keel laying of the Virginia-class submarine Delaware. Jill Biden, Vice... Read more
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Daily Press
The shipyard's first hull: The 125th anniversary of Dorothy is Saturdaywas rechristened on July 19, 1976 by the granddaughter of its original namesake
The shipyard's first hull: The 125th anniversary of Dorothy is Saturday
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
was rechristened on July 19, 1976 by the granddaughter of its original namesake, writes William L. Tazewell in "Newport News Shipbuilding: The First Century." "Thank you for bringing her home," Dorothy E. Straight told the crowd, which... Read more
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Daily Press
Submarine DelawareThe . The keel for the Navy’s next Virginia-class submarine will be laid Saturd
Submarine Delaware
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
The . The keel for the Navy’s next Virginia-class submarine will be laid Saturday at Newport News Shipbuilding. The Delaware (SSN 791) is sponsored by Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of Vice-President Joe Biden and the sub will be the... Read more
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Daily Press
Keel Laying For Submarine DelawareThe Submarine Delaware. The keel for the Navy’s next Virginia-class submarine w
Keel Laying For Submarine Delaware
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
The Submarine Delaware. The keel for the Navy’s next Virginia-class submarine will be laid Saturday at Newport News Shipbuilding. The Delaware (SSN 791) is sponsored by Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of Vice-President Joe Biden and the sub will be the... Read more
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Daily Press
Remembering the fighting USS Essex, laid down at Newport News 75 years agoLaid down at Newport News Shipbuilding on April 28, 1941, the USS Essex was the
Remembering the fighting USS Essex, laid down at Newport News 75 years ago
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Laid down at Newport News Shipbuilding on April 28, 1941, the USS Essex was the first in a new class of aircraft carriers that became the backbone of the US Pacific fleet during World War II. The ship and its crew fought in 68 combat operations... Read more
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Daily Press
Langley Air Force Base's centennial should be highly celebratedHampton Roads is home to the world's largest Naval base, Naval Station Norfolk;
Langley Air Force Base's centennial should be highly celebrated
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Hampton Roads is home to the world's largest Naval base, Naval Station Norfolk; Virginia's largest industrial employer, Newport News Shipbuilding; the Coast Guard 5th District headquarters; and many other significant bases, air stations and... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Newport News Shipbuilding continues construction on nuclear-powered aircraftNEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News Shipbuilding has placed a 965-ton “superlift”
Newport News Shipbuilding continues construction on nuclear-powered aircraft
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 13 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News Shipbuilding has placed a 965-ton “superlift” into dry rock to continue the construction of the nuclear-powered aircraft John F. Kennedy (CVN 79). The superlift was made with more than double the amount of equipment... Read more
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Daily Press
Building aircraft carriers faster is one focus of proposed funding billNew legislation calls for the Navy to accelerate construction of aircraft carri
Building aircraft carriers faster is one focus of proposed funding bill
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
New legislation calls for the Navy to accelerate construction of aircraft carriers at Newport News Shipbuilding and study how best to build more Virginia class submarines at the shipyard. The proposals were released Tuesday by Rep. Randy Forbes,... Read more
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Daily Press
Justice in the fast lanein Newport News in the early 1980s. He was stationed on the USS Carl Vinson, an
Justice in the fast lane
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
in Newport News in the early 1980s. He was stationed on the USS Carl Vinson, an aircraft carrier then being worked on at Newport News Shipbuilding. One night in September 1982, a man wearing a sailor's uniform attacked a young family as they... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Suspicious package cleared at Newport News ShipbuildingNEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A suspicious looking package was found at Newport News Ship
Suspicious package cleared at Newport News Shipbuilding
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 19 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A suspicious looking package was found at Newport News Shipbuilding. All employees evacuated the building and the Newport News Police Department and bomb squad are responding to the incident. Building 86 was shut down while... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News shipyard blasting continues to raise beryllium concernswith the maritime industry in mind. Beryllium exists in trace amounts in coal
Newport News shipyard blasting continues to raise beryllium concerns
Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
with the maritime industry in mind. Beryllium exists in trace amounts in coal slag, used in some blasting operations at Newport News Shipbuilding. At a recent public hearing in Washington, a representative of the shipyard's largest union said he... Read more
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Daily Press
Man walks free after three decades behind barsin on many enlisted sailors of the E-3 rank on the USS Carl Vinson, an aircraft
Man walks free after three decades behind bars
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
in on many enlisted sailors of the E-3 rank on the USS Carl Vinson, an aircraft carrier then being worked on at nearby Newport News Shipbuilding. Later, a shipyard security guard working the 50th Street gate told police he saw a sailor with... Read more
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Daily Press
Keith Harward, wrongly convicted, walks free after three decades behind barsin on many enlisted sailors of the E-3 rank on the USS Carl Vinson, an aircraft
Keith Harward, wrongly convicted, walks free after three decades behind bars
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
in on many enlisted sailors of the E-3 rank on the USS Carl Vinson, an aircraft carrier then being worked on at nearby Newport News Shipbuilding. Later, a shipyard security guard told police he saw a sailor with what appeared to be blood... Read more
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Daily Press
For Navy's newest carrier Gerald R. Ford, a noteworthy change of commandFormer first daughter Susan Ford Bales capped an emotional 48 hours at Newport
For Navy's newest carrier Gerald R. Ford, a noteworthy change of command
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
Former first daughter Susan Ford Bales capped an emotional 48 hours at Newport News Shipbuilding Friday, bidding a tearful farewell to the outgoing captain of the aircraft carrier bearing her father's name. At a change of command ceremony, she broke... Read more
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Daily Press
SS United States getting artifact donations from Mariners' Museum, othersthe Conservancy wants to develop a land-based museum and exhibitions to tell th
SS United States getting artifact donations from Mariners' Museum, others
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
the Conservancy wants to develop a land-based museum and exhibitions to tell the ship's story in more detail. Built at Newport News Shipbuilding and launched in 1952, SS United States was a marvel of its age. It was both massive and fast, 100... Read more
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Daily Press
March defense contracts go to local firmson the submarine USS John Warner. The work is related to post-shakedown activit
March defense contracts go to local firms
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
on the submarine USS John Warner. The work is related to post-shakedown activities. Most of the work will be performed at Newport News Shipbuilding, which builds Virginia-class submarines in partnership with EB. A Massachusetts company has been... Read more
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Daily Press
Gerald Ford, Navy man, enshrined in bronze on aircraft carrierband radar. Turned on the pumps to flood the dry dock. Tested the giant bay han
Gerald Ford, Navy man, enshrined in bronze on aircraft carrier
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
band radar. Turned on the pumps to flood the dry dock. Tested the giant bay hangar doors." Matt Mulherin, president of Newport News Shipbuilding, said her heartfelt comments meant a great deal to the men and women who worked on Ford. There is... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Supercarrier Ford to join Navy fleet in September97% complete, Stackley said. He said the carrier is expected to begin sea trial
Supercarrier Ford to join Navy fleet in September
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 25 days ago
97% complete, Stackley said. He said the carrier is expected to begin sea trials in July and be delivered to the Navy by Newport News Shipbuilding two months later. The ship is named after the 38th president, who died in 2006. He served aboard... Read more
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Daily Press
When justice is on trialbar and bludgeoned the husband, Jesse Perron, to death and then proceeded to ra
When justice is on trial
Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
bar and bludgeoned the husband, Jesse Perron, to death and then proceeded to rape his wife. Later, a security guard at Newport News Shipbuilding told police he saw a sailor with what appeared to be blood spattering on his white Navy uniform.... Read more
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Daily Press
September delivery projected for aircraft carrier Fordhearing on Navy shipbuilding programs contained a full schedule for the Ford, w
September delivery projected for aircraft carrier Ford
Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
hearing on Navy shipbuilding programs contained a full schedule for the Ford, which is nearing the end of construction at Newport News Shipbuilding. The 28-page document was jointly signed by Assistant Secretary of the Navy Sean Stackley, Navy... Read more
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Daily Press
Facebook feedback April 7: Trooper Chad Dermyer, Newport News shipyardcomrades in arms, friends and those which he has positively impacted. Newport
Facebook feedback April 7: Trooper Chad Dermyer, Newport News shipyard
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
comrades in arms, friends and those which he has positively impacted. Newport News shipyard: More layoffs possible Newport News Shipbuilding could cut about 300 more jobs late this year as it continues to deal with a drop in workload,... Read more
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Daily Press
Another 300 shipyard layoffs possible late in 2016NEWPORT NEWS — Newport News Shipbuilding could cut about 300 more jobs late thi
Another 300 shipyard layoffs possible late in 2016
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS — Newport News Shipbuilding could cut about 300 more jobs late this year as it continues to deal with a drop in workload, shipyard President Matt Mulherin told workers Tuesday. However, not all the news is bad. In a statement to... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Newport News Shipbuilding will not lay off employees until late 2016; recalling 75 workersUSS Abraham Lincoln CVN 72 Island House lift 010/011 levels Newport News, Va.
Newport News Shipbuilding will not lay off employees until late 2016; recalling 75 workers
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 27 days ago
USS Abraham Lincoln CVN 72 Island House lift 010/011 levels Newport News, Va. – There’s some good news for workers at Newport News Shipbuilding. The company previously announced that they laid off 738 workers on February 3rd. That was just a few... Read more
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Boston Globe
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for stealthy Navy submarineplant operated by Electric Boat, a subsidiary of General Dynamics. Groton, Con
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for stealthy Navy submarine
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
plant operated by Electric Boat, a subsidiary of General Dynamics. Groton, Connecticut-based Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia are building the South Dakota. They have an agreement to build two Virginia-class... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for new Navy submarineshowcased. "The merging of men and machines is really remarkable," he said. G
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for new Navy submarine
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
showcased. "The merging of men and machines is really remarkable," he said. Groton, Connecticut-based Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia build two Virginia-class attack submarines annually under a teaming agreement. The... Read more
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Salon.com
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for new Navy submarineshowcased. “The merging of men and machines is really remarkable,” he said. G
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for new Navy submarine
Salon.com / Posted 28 days ago
showcased. “The merging of men and machines is really remarkable,” he said. Groton, Connecticut-based Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia build two Virginia-class attack submarines annually under a teaming agreement. You... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for new Navy submarineshowcased. "The merging of men and machines is really remarkable," he said. G
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for new Navy submarine
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
showcased. "The merging of men and machines is really remarkable," he said. Groton, Connecticut-based Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia build two Virginia-class attack submarines annually under a teaming agreement. The... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for new Navy submarineshowcased. "The merging of men and machines is really remarkable," he said. G
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for new Navy submarine
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 28 days ago
showcased. "The merging of men and machines is really remarkable," he said. Groton, Connecticut-based Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia build two Virginia-class attack submarines annually under a teaming agreement. The... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for new Navy submarineshowcased. "The merging of men and machines is really remarkable," he said. G
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for new Navy submarine
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
showcased. "The merging of men and machines is really remarkable," he said. Groton, Connecticut-based Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia build two Virginia-class attack submarines annually under a teaming agreement. The... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for new Navy submarinedoesn’t have a traditional keel running the length of the vessel. Martin Demps
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for new Navy submarine
The Seattle Times / Posted 28 days ago
doesn’t have a traditional keel running the length of the vessel. Martin Dempsey says the “merging of men and machines” is remarkable. Groton, Connecticut-based Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia are building the South Da... Read more
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ABC News
Keel Laying Held in Rhode Island for New Navy Submarinedoesn't have a traditional keel running the length of the vessel. Martin Demps
Keel Laying Held in Rhode Island for New Navy Submarine
ABC News / Posted 28 days ago
doesn't have a traditional keel running the length of the vessel. Martin Dempsey says the "merging of men and machines" is remarkable. Groton, Connecticut-based Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia are building the South Da... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for new Navy submarinelength of the ship. It's built in modules. Martin Dempsey says that the ``merg
Keel laying held in Rhode Island for new Navy submarine
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 28 days ago
length of the ship. It's built in modules. Martin Dempsey says that the ``merging of men and machines'' is remarkable. Groton, Connecticut-based Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia build submarines. (C) The Associated Press 2... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Keel laying to be held in Rhode Island for new submarineIt's built in modules. Senior naval officers and politicians are attending. G
Keel laying to be held in Rhode Island for new submarine
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 28 days ago
It's built in modules. Senior naval officers and politicians are attending. Groton, Connecticut-based Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia build attack submarines under a teaming agreement. Copyright 2016 The Associated... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Keel laying to be held in Rhode Island for new submarineIt's built in modules. Senior naval officers and politicians are attending. G
Keel laying to be held in Rhode Island for new submarine
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 28 days ago
It's built in modules. Senior naval officers and politicians are attending. Groton, Connecticut-based Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia build attack submarines under a teaming agreement. Copyright 2016 The Associated... Read more
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Daily Press
After five years, Huntington Ingalls is steady as she goesinto the 2030s. Last week, the Navy announced a plan to build a new fleet of b
After five years, Huntington Ingalls is steady as she goes
Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
into the 2030s. Last week, the Navy announced a plan to build a new fleet of ballistic missile submarines. It calls on Newport News Shipbuilding to do about 23 percent of the work and pick up additional deliveries of Virginia-class boats.... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing Appoints New President and Chief Executive OfficerCCAM industry and government consortium now numbers 29 members, including Aeroj
Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing Appoints New President and Chief Executive Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted a month ago
CCAM industry and government consortium now numbers 29 members, including Aerojet Rocketdyne, Airbus, Alcoa, Chromalloy, Newport News Shipbuilding, Oerlikon Metco, Rolls-Royce, Sandvik Coromant, SGS Tool Company, Siemens, Blaser Swisslube, Canon... Read more

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