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Aircraft Carriers

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  • Carrier built at Newport News shipyard to be scrapped

    Carrier built at Newport News shipyard to be scrapped
    An aircraft carrier built and launched nearly 60 years ago from the Newport News shipyard is heading to the scrapyard.
  • Recent case brings to mind other locals accused of trying to export sensitive U.S. technology

    Recent case brings to mind other locals accused of trying to export sensitive U.S. technology
    The recent arrest of a local man on charges of trying to steal and export schematics for the nation's most advanced aircraft carrier brings to mind other local cases in which people have been accused of export-control violations. Mostafa Ahmed Awwad,...

    Navy engineer pleads not guilty to charges

    Navy engineer pleads not guilty to charges
    A York County man accused of attempting to send to Egypt sensitive designs for the nation's newest aircraft carrier pleaded not guilty Wednesday to the two federal charges against him. Mostafa Ahmed Awwad — who until two weeks ago was an...

    How my mother and Bob Hope taught me the true meaning of Christmas

    It has been fifteen Christmases since my mother passed. But, I can't help remembering all the lessons she taught me especially one regarding what Christmas is all about. It was Christmas Eve, 1987. I was a young naval officer and I had been at sea nearly...

    Spending bill is good news for Huntington Ingalls

    Spending bill is good news for Huntington Ingalls
    A compromise $1 trillion spending bill would provide some breathing room for Huntington Ingalls Industries, setting aside money for critical projects in Newport News and Pascagoula, Miss. It hits the defense-heavy economy of Hampton Roads in other...