Norfolk Naval Shipyard Completes USS Wyoming’s Engineered Refueling Overhaul

October 9, 2020 – USS Wyoming (SSBN 742) has returned to the fleet following completion of its Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) Engineered Refueling Overhaul (ERO) Oct. 9. An ERO is a complex, major shipyard availability during which the submarine is refueled and upgraded before returning to sea to support the country’s nuclear deterrence strategy. In addition to Wyoming’s refueling, NNSY…

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NNSY Team Develops and Installs Yagi Passive Antenna System on the USS San Francisco (SSN 711)

September 1, 2020 – Communication is key during an emergency situation. Emergency responders rely on their tools to keep an open line between one another from the pier or drydock to the inner workings of the vessels stationed at the waterfront, allowing information to be relayed as the situation continues to develop. To ensure a strong radio frequency signal was…

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Norfolk Naval Shipyard Completes Missile Operate Sequence Testing in Record Time

August 5, 2020 – The Strategic Weapons Test team at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) successfully completed Missile Operational Sequence Testing aboard the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Wyoming (SSBN 742), setting a record for the fastest completion of a Missile Operate Sequence during an Engineered Refueling Overhaul (ERO). NNSY completed the missile operational testing in eight weeks, breaking its previous record…

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Fleet Maintenance Submarines pushes to goal of 100 percent on-time delivery

Communication. Teamwork. Cross training. A can-do attitude. These are just a few strengths of Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s (NNSY) Fleet Maintenance Submarines (FMB) that helped to significantly increase the amount of maintenance and repairs completed on time this year. Through the unprecedented challenges fiscal year 2020 brought, including COVID-19, FMB made some changes in order to keep delivering on time at…

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Norfolk Naval Shipyard welcomes USS Harry S Truman

July 8, 2020 – USS Harry S Truman (CVN 75) arrived at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) July 7 for an Extended Carrier Incremental Availability. Coming off a seven-month deployment, Truman now joins USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) as the second carrier on the NNSY waterfront. If the Bush’s Drydocking Planned Incremental Availability is a marathon involving extensive maintenance, then…

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NNSY’s Engineering and Planning Department Supports Upcoming USS Essex Availability

June 17, 2020 – From Mayport, Florida to San Diego, California, Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s (NNSY) Engineering and Planning Department (Code 200) has been setting the standard for how to support integrated shipchecks while effectively managing concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Having demonstrated how an integrated shipcheck can be performed capitalizing on teleworking and technology last month on USS Iwo…

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America’s Shipyard is Open for Business

May 11, 2020 – With its long-standing motto of “Any Ship, Anytime, Anywhere,” Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) has long prided itself on the versatility, availability, and scope of its work, and those qualities are continuing to ring true during the COVID-19 pandemic. Aligned with the daily communications of its parent command Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), America’s Shipyard is open…

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Teams Band together to Perform First Time Maintenance on USS Georgia

April 30, 2020 – The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic forced people to alter the way they go about completing a task or a mission regardless of how complex it may or may not be. When USS Georgia (SSGN 729) arrived at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay for maintenance, Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department Kings Bay (NRMD-KB), Trident Refit…

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