U.K. sells Royal Navy’s flagship to Brazil for $118 million

FEBRUARY 20, 2018 — The U.K. has agreed the sale of its current flagship, the helicopter carrier HMS Ocean, to Brazil. According to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, she has been sold

VIDEO: U.K.’s largest ever warship starts sea trials

JUNE 26, 2017 — HMS Queen Elizabeth, the U.K. Royal Navy’s first QE Class aircraft carrier, set sail from BAE System’s Rosyth shipyard today to commence first stage sea trials off the

US Navy’s newest carrier starts first sea trials

APRIL 9, 2017 — Naval Sea Systems Command reports that the future U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) is underway for its first set of sea trials: Builder’s

VIDEO: Trump calls for “12 carrier Navy we need”

MARCH 2, 2017 — In a speech today aboard the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) which is nearing completion at Huntingdon Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding, President Donald Trump said that

President Trump to visit Newport News Shipbuilding

FEBRUARY 28, 2017 — Some more details of President Donald Trump’s plans for naval shipbuilding could well emerge on Thursday. That’s when, according to multiple local media reports, President Trump plans to

VIDEO: USS Enterprise decommissioned

FEBRUARY 7, 2017—The world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65), was decommissioned at a ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay, Feb. 3, in Newport News, VA. During the “Big

HII to kick off advance fabrication for CVN 80

FEBRUARY 1, 2017 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that it has been awarded a $25.5 million modification to an existing advance planning contract in support of advance fabrication of the aircraft

NNS awarded $12 million for CVN 69 planning

OCTOBER 2, 2016 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $12 million contract from the U.S. Navy for planning work on the aircraft carrier

Aircraft carrier to get post-Fukushima decontamination

JULY 25, 2016 – Earlier this year, defense media reported Navy officials as saying that 16 ships remained contaminated with low levels of radiation five years after taking in part in relief

CVN 78 delivery delayed again

JULY 13, 2016 —  Although the Navy says that Huntington Ingalls is performing well as the shipbuilder, the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) won’t now be delivered until at least November, more