The U.S. government has filed criminal charges against a former Newport News shipyard inspector, Robert R. Ruks Jr., accusing him of lying about certifying welds on Navy ships that he did not inspect.
Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Newport News shipyard received a $206.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to plan for the upcoming mid-life nuclear refueling and complex overhaul of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier.
After spending more than two decades away from home, the USS Albany submarine will return to its birthplace next month when it is scheduled to arrive to the Newport News shipyard for a four-month maintenance project.
The Port of Virginia and Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Newport News shipyard got a boost from the White House on Monday in its federal budget proposal for fiscal 2012.
Northrop Grumman layoffs: Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Newport News shipyard lays off 378 workers, citing a need to control costs.