Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 41,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.
HII President and CEO Mike Petters discussed the $22 billion Virginia-class Block V contract, the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) and more on the Dec. 3 show.
Mitch Waldman is HII's executive vice president of government and customer relations. In our latest episode, hear how his team interacts with elected officials, customers and influencers to support the business.
With additive manufacturing, parts are made layer by layer, which provide opportunities to incorporate new features that can't be accomplished with traditional manufacturing, such as casting and forging.
In the latest Enterprise Transformation video, Daniel Hebert, an engineer at HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division, says, "I started off on carrier new construction, and being able to reach back and see the products and the components that we worked on then, how additive can affect those, and how we'll use additive in the future to improve those items has really been an amazing, amazing project."