HII Achieves Milestone in USS George Washington RCOH

April 16, 2021 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division reached a major milestone on the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of USS George Washington (CVN 73). Following a ribbon-cutting ceremony today, sailors ate the first meal prepared in the galley in the nearly three years since it arrived at Newport News. The opening of the crew galley is…

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Newport News Obtins John C Stennis RCOH Contract

February 19, 2021 – Huntington Ingalls Industries 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 C. Stennis (CVN 74). “We are pleased to be awarded the contract to execute this extensive construction and engineering project,” said Todd West, Newport…

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Weapons, CCAT Look Ahead With Elevator Preservation

August 6, 2020 – Many departments and teams aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) have assisted in the ship’s pre- Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) progress. The ship’s weapons department corrosion team and the Corrosion Control Assistance Team (CCAT) from Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division’s Corrosion and Coating Engineering Branch worked together to complete the preservation…

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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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