Unmanned. Undersea.

Meet Proteus, a dual mode underwater vehicle built by Undersea Solutions Group.

Learn more about Proteus

USS George Washington (CVN 73)

On Feb. 4, HII was awarded a contract modification for advanced planning of CVN 73's RCOH.

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One City Marathon

More than 200 NNS employees participate in Newport News' inaugural marathon.

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Looking Ahead

Watch a message from NNS President Matt Mulherin looking ahead to 2015.

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2014 in Review

In five minutes, watch a recap of 2014 at Newport News Shipbuilding.

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Indiana Keel Laying

Relive the May 16 keel laying of the Navy's 16th Virginia-class submarine.

Replay the Full Ceremony

Proud Past. Bright Future.

Building on decades of experience, we are building the next class of aircraft carriers.

Learn more about the Ford Class

America's Next Carrier

Learn about Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the first of a new class of aircraft carriers.


Explore Photos

Explore Newport News Shipbuilding through photo galleries.

Photo Galleries

CVN 78 Christening

On November 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. EST, Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) will be christened.


Minnesota (SSN 783)

On June 6, Minnesota (SSN 783) was delivered to the U.S. Navy.

Press Release

Lincoln Out of Dry Dock

On Nov. 3, USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) moved out of dry dock after 19 months of dry dock work.

Video Release

A Presidential Visit

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, President Obama visited Newport News Shipbuilding.

View photos from his visit

USS Enterprise Comes Home

USS Enterprise (CVN 65) has arrived to complete her inactivation after 51 years of service.

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America's next carrier

After building all of the Nimitz-class carriers, we are building a new class of carrier—Gerald R. Ford-class.

Learn about CVN 78

U.S. Navy Submarines

We are currently building the next attack submarine for the U.S. Navy—Minnesota (SSN 783).

Meet Minnesota

Minnesota Christening

Learn more about the submarine, the state it was named after, and the ceremony on October 27.

Minnesota website

Who We Are

For 127 years, we have been building the greatest ships on earth.

About Us

Tougher Than Steel

Only the best shipbuilders can build the finest ships at sea.

Meet Vontrease Williams

USS Enterprise Returns to Birthplace

USS Enterprise (CVN 65) returned to her original birthplace, Dry Dock 11, on May 2. Six tugboats and more than 200 shipbuilders assisted with the ship's relocation, a two-and-a-half-hour effort. Work will continue in the dry dock until the fall of 2016. As shipbuilders continue her inactivation, their slogan is "Honor a Legend."

Watch the video (1:33) | Read the news release


Designed to meet the Navy's requirements in a post-Cold War era, the 377-foot-long submarines are capable of submerged speeds of more than 25 knots and can stay submerged for up to three months at a time.

The Virginia-class