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  • Bogus battery scheme reached Norfolk-based carrier Eisenhower

    Bogus battery scheme reached Norfolk-based carrier Eisenhower
    A California businessman is headed to prison after being convicted of selling nearly 80,000 substandard batteries to the Defense Department for use on Navy ships, including the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.
  • Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession

    Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession
    The aircraft carrier business has done more than boost the bottom line of Newport News Shipbuilding. It has almost certainly kept Hampton Roads out of a recession. That observation, backed by data that illustrates the shipyard's striking influence in...

    Enterprise legacy anchored in USS Abraham Lincoln

    Enterprise legacy anchored in USS Abraham Lincoln
    NEWPORT NEWS — When the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln returns to duty, it will carry 30 tons of naval history with it. Workers at Newport News Shipbuilding recently installed an anchor on Lincoln that came used, but in good condition. It...

    USS Theodore Roosevelt rescues fishermen off Florida coast

    Sailors and Marines aboard the Norfolk-based USS Theodore Roosevelt rescued two men off the Florida Coast earlier this week after their vessel was engulfed by flames. Sailors spotted a rescue flare around 4:30 a.m. Monday about 90 miles off the coast....

    Defense spending still driving Hampton Roads economy

    Defense spending still driving Hampton Roads economy
    The Defense Department publishes a list of contract awards on weekdays, and leading Monday's list was $99 million in work for a small business in Williamsburg. The same list included $19.8 million for a company in Chesapeake. The next day's list rang up...