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HII Upgrades, Expands Food Option at Newport News Shipbuilding

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb. 07, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII’s (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division today marked the opening of its newest healthy food option within the shipyard.

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  • NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb. 07, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII’s (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division today marked the opening of its newest healthy food option within the shipyard.
  • Located mid-yard, the MicroMarket is especially convenient for those supporting aircraft carriers undergoing refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) work at NNS.
  • “We’ve taken a holistic approach to addressing Quality of Service for Sailors assigned to the aircraft carriers and submarines at Newport News Shipbuilding,” said Capt.
  • “This new MicroMarket brings healthy food options closer to Sailors, providing easy access as they carry out their important duties.

HII is Awarded Advanced Planning Contract for USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) RCOH

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Friday, January 26, 2024

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Jan. 26, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII (NYSE: HII) announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division was awarded an advanced planning contract for the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

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  • NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Jan. 26, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII (NYSE: HII) announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division was awarded an advanced planning contract for the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).
  • The contract, which has the total potential value of $913 million, includes engineering, design, material procurement and fabrication, documentation, resource forecasting and pre-overhaul inspections.
  • “Comprehensive planning is vitally important to the overall success of an engineering and construction project of this magnitude on the aircraft carriers that serve our nation,” said Rob Check, NNS vice president of in-service aircraft carrier programs.
  • A photo accompanying this release is available at: https://hii.com/news/hii-advanced-planning-contract-uss-harry-s-truman-c... .

HII Hosts Assistant Secretary of the Navy at Newport News Shipbuilding

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Thursday, January 25, 2024

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Jan. 25, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII (NYSE: HII) hosted Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition Nickolas Guertin at its Newport News Shipbuilding division Wednesday.

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  • NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Jan. 25, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII (NYSE: HII) hosted Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition Nickolas Guertin at its Newport News Shipbuilding division Wednesday.
  • The shipyard visit is the first since Guertin was sworn in to the position.
  • “We were honored to welcome Secretary Guertin to the shipyard in his new role,” NNS President Jennifer Boykin said.
  • “Our shipbuilders understand the critical work we do supplying the nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and submarines our nation needs.

HII Hosts United Kingdom Minister at Newport News Shipbuilding

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Monday, January 22, 2024

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Jan. 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shipbuilder and all-domain technologies provider HII (NYSE: HII) hosted United Kingdom Minister of State (Indo-Pacific) Anne-Marie Trevelyan at its Newport News Shipbuilding division today.

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  • NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Jan. 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shipbuilder and all-domain technologies provider HII (NYSE: HII) hosted United Kingdom Minister of State (Indo-Pacific) Anne-Marie Trevelyan at its Newport News Shipbuilding division today.
  • The visit was held in support of the trilateral Australia, United Kingdom and United States (AUKUS) partnership.
  • Trevelyan met with HII and NNS leadership and saw facilities that support construction of Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines.
  • Additionally, she participated in a tour of the Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School that focused on HII’s workforce development expertise.

HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding Delivers First Columbia-class Stern

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Wednesday, January 10, 2024

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Jan. 10, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII’s (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division announced today delivery of the first Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine stern to General Dynamics Electric Boat.

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  • NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Jan. 10, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII’s (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division announced today delivery of the first Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine stern to General Dynamics Electric Boat.
  • The stern for District of Columbia (SSBN 826) was transported by barge from Newport News to Electric Boat’s facility in Quonset Point, Rhode Island.
  • “This is a major milestone in the ramp-up of Columbia-class module production here at NNS,” said Brandi Smith, NNS vice president of Columbia-class submarine construction.
  • The Navy has designated the Columbia class its top acquisition priority.

Ambarella Expands Autonomous Driving AI Domain Controller Family With Two New Members; Provides Broadest Software-Compatible AI Performance Range

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Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Additionally, this is the automotive industry’s broadest performance range for any software-compatible AI domain control family, spanning an 18x AI performance increase from the CV72AQ to the CV3-AD685.

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  • Additionally, this is the automotive industry’s broadest performance range for any software-compatible AI domain control family, spanning an 18x AI performance increase from the CV72AQ to the CV3-AD685.
  • All SoCs in the CV3-AD family feature Ambarella’s CVflow® 3.0 AI accelerator.
  • As with the rest of this family, the CV3-AD635 and CV3-AD655 are fabricated in Samsung’s advanced 5nm automotive process technology.
  • Continental and Ambarella have received their first order as a complete Level 4 fallback system, covering the full chain of effects.

HII Dedicates 20th and 21st Habitat for Humanity Homes

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Tuesday, December 12, 2023

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Dec. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII (NYSE: HII) announced today that the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division joined elected officials and community leaders Tuesday to dedicate the 20th and 21st houses shipyard volunteers have constructed in partnership with Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg since 2002.

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  • NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Dec. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII (NYSE: HII) announced today that the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division joined elected officials and community leaders Tuesday to dedicate the 20th and 21st houses shipyard volunteers have constructed in partnership with Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg since 2002.
  • The ribbon cutting welcomed the families to their new homes, which were partly built by Habitat for Humanity using 3D printing technology.
  • NNS President Jennifer Boykin and NNS Vice President of Engineering and Design Dave Bolcar presented the house keys to the families.
  • “He lent his craftsmanship, love and service to help shape the Habitat homes we supported, so it was an honor to build these two homes in his memory,” Boykin shared.

HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding Hosts Shipyard Update for Elected and Community Leaders

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Friday, December 1, 2023

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII’s (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division today hosted a shipyard update briefing for state and local elected officials and community leaders.

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  • NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII’s (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division today hosted a shipyard update briefing for state and local elected officials and community leaders.
  • “Today our industry benefits from numerous trades training and career awareness programs that originated from partnerships with organizations represented in this room,” NNS President Jennifer Boykin said.
  • “We need to collaborate more to create the systems that will allow us to train our next generation of shipbuilders.
  • “To meet our hiring demand, we must leverage partnerships at all levels of the community and government,” said Xavier Beale, NNS vice president of human resources.

HII Recognized with Veteran Small Business Advocate of the Year Award

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 28, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII (NYSE: HII) was recently recognized with the Veteran Small Business Advocate of the Year Award from the National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) .

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  • NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 28, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII (NYSE: HII) was recently recognized with the Veteran Small Business Advocate of the Year Award from the National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) .
  • The award specifically focused on the work accomplished by HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division.
  • HII won in the “Prime Contractor Representative or Team” category for exceeding expectations in advocating for veteran-owned small businesses and service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses.
  • “NVSBC and the veteran small business community greatly appreciates HII’s partnership and demonstrated leadership in advocating for and bringing strong business opportunities to the veteran small business community,” NVSBC Executive Director Scott Jensen said.

HII Hosts U.S. State Department Official at Newport News Shipbuilding

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Thursday, November 16, 2023

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII (NYSE: HII) hosted the U.S. Department of State Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security at its Newport News Shipbuilding division today.

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  • NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII (NYSE: HII) hosted the U.S. Department of State Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security at its Newport News Shipbuilding division today.
  • Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins leads the Department of State efforts in support of the trilateral Australia, United Kingdom and United States (AUKUS) partnership implementation.
  • She met with NNS leadership and visited shipyard facilities that support construction of Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines.
  • Additionally, Ambassador Jenkins participated in a tour and discussion at the Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School that focused on HII’s workforce development expertise.