HII Announces Leadership Changes at its Newport News Shipbuilding Division

March 23, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today changes to the leadership team at its Newport News Shipbuilding division, effective March 13. Julia Jones was promoted to vice president of manufacturing and facilities, where she is responsible for all manufacturing and facilities operations. She has served as the acting vice president since January. Jones has more than 22…

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Navy Crew Begins Training in Completed Spaces Aboard John F. Kennedy (CVN 79)

February 27, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) has reached an important milestone in the construction of the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) as the first of 2,700 compartments were turned over to the ship’s crew. The completed spaces allow sailors to begin training on the ship while final outfitting and testing progresses at the company’s Newport News…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Marks Milestone USS George Washington (CVN 73) Refueling and Complex Overhaul, Relights Hull Numbers

February 28, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division and the crew of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) relighted the ship’s hull lights during a brief ceremony Wednesday. With the flip of a switch, 244 lightbulbs on the port and starboard sides of the aircraft carrier’s island house sprang to life, illuminating the distinctive number…

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