Norfolk Naval Shipyard Unveils Strategic Framework

April 2, 2021 – Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) has unveiled its new Strategic Framework. This is a tool that communicates the shipyard’s path forward on achieving its vision of delivering on time, every time, everywhere to protect America. According to Quality Assurance Director (Code 130) George Fitzgerald, “The Strategic Framework is important in aligning our efforts across the shipyard on…

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USS Forrest Sherman SRA Ends On Time

Notice no laser has been fitted as yet like San Diego-based sisters Dewey and Spruance. (U.S. Navy Photo by Gas Turbine System Technician 3rd Class Christopher Shearin) March 5, 2021 – USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) is returning to action on schedule after completing a six-month Selected Restricted Availability (SRA). The Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) provided management and oversight…

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ITS Cavour Arrives in Norfolk for F-35B Training

February 12, 2021 – The Italian Navy flagship, the aircraft carrier ITS Cavour (CVH 550), arrived at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. Feb 13 for a series of operations alongside U.S. military assets to attain the Italian Navy’s “Ready for Operations” certification to safely land and launch F-35B aircraft. While in the Western Atlantic, Cavour will be embarked by an F-35…

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Ameresco “Renewable” Energy for Norfolk Naval Shipyard

February 5, 2021 – Ameresco today announced that the U.S. Navy and the Ameresco Federal Solutions team are breaking ground to expand on-site generation, strengthen reliability, and enhance resiliency at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, Virginia. This $173 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC) builds on Ameresco’s two decades of support to the NNSY mission to repair, overhaul, and…

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US Navy Awards $197M Contract to BAE Systems for USS Wasp Modernization

November 24, 2020 – BAE Systems has received a $197.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to drydock and perform maintenance and modernization work aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). This is the second time in four years that the company has performed significant work onboard the Wasp to sustain its warfighting capability. Under the new contract,…

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BAE Systems Norfolk Undertaking USS Stout DSRA

November 18, 2020 – BAE Systems has received a $76.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to drydock and perform maintenance and modernization work aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55). The docking selected restricted availability (DSRA) contract for the Norfolk-based destroyer includes options that, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $100.5 million. BAE Systems’ Norfolk shipyard…

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MTS San Francisco Undocks During Conversion

October 6, 2020 – Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) successfully undocked the former USS San Francisco (SSN 711) Oct 5. The boat has been at the shipyard since 2017, undergoing conversion to a moored training ship for use by both officers and Sailors undergoing training at the Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) in Charleston, South Carolina. La Jolla (MTS 701) completed…

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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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