On Oct. 20, 2018, Newport News Shipbuilding christened Virginia-class submarine Delaware (SSN 791). Ship’s Sponsor Dr. Jill Biden performed the ceremonial honor of breaking a bottle of American-made sparkling wine on the submarine’s hull.
Newport News Shipbuilding is the sole designer and builder of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers for the U.S. Navy. We also provide maintenance, modernization and inactivation support to in-service carriers.
Newport News Shipbuilding is one of two designers and builders of nuclear-powered submarines for the U.S. Navy. We also provide maintenance and tiger team support to our submarines both on-site and around the world.