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  • 3 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Government Accountability Office has published a review of the US Navy’s dismantlement and disposal process for the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier – the former USS Enterprise (CVN 65). The Navy originally intended to dismantle the entire 76,000-ton CVN 65 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility. However, from 2013 to 2017, the […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Authorities

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division has completed the inactivation of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN 65). As part of a process that began in 2013, more than 1,000 shipbuilders defueled Enterprise’s eight nuclear reactors, inactivated its propulsion systems and prepared its hull for final tow. Newport News Shipbuilding completed the inactivation base […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Training & Education

    An F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Red Rippers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 11 became the 400,000th aircraft to land on USS Enterprise’s (CVN 65) flight deck May 24. Lt. Matthew L. Enos and Weapon System Officer Lt. Cmdr. Jonathan Welsh manned the Super Hornet for the historic landing. Enos said he is honored he […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has decided to recall an August 2016 Request for Proposal for the commercial recycling of the non-nuclear portions of ex-USS Enterprise (CVN 65), noting that it needs more time to evaluate the best way to recycle the ship. The navy said it requires more information to determine the approach for the disposal of […]

  • 20 April 2011

    The Navy says a sailor assigned to the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) was found dead on Tuesday while the ship was… (wavy) [mappress] Source: wavy, April 20, 2011;

  • 18 June 2013
    Industry news

    USS Enterprise (CVN 65) will return to Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) with shipbuilders on board on Thursday, June 20. With a famous 50-year career as the U.S. Navy’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65) will come full circle, returning to the shipyard that built her for the first inactivation of an aircraft carrier. […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Training & Education

      The world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), April 3. This marks Enterprise’s 22nd deployment to the AOR and is slated to be the last for the aircraft carrier. Prior to arrival in theater, the Enterprise […]

  • 23 June 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Enterprise to Return to Newport News Shipbuilding USS Enterprise (CVN 65) will return to Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) with shipbuilders on board on Thursday, June 20. UK: Final Section of HMS Queen Elizabeth Heads for Rosyth The final section of HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of two new aircraft carriers being built for the […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) rescued 10 mariners from their burning vessel in the Gulf of Oman Aug 8. The mariners – who claim to be Iranian – are being well cared for, receiving medical treatment and awaiting transport to aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65), which is coordinating the repatriation efforts. […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Training & Education

    A Sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) was recovered uninjured after falling overboard at 5:39 a.m. March 15. The Sailor was recovered by an SH-60F Seahawk search and rescue helicopter from Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron (HS) 11. The Sailor was working on the flight deck when the incident occurred. Several other Sailors working […]

  • 12 January 2012
    Training & Education

      USS Enterprise (CVN 65) departed its homeport of Norfolk, Va., Jan. 11 to participate in a Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX) and Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX). The early morning departure was the next to last departure from Naval Station Norfolk for the 50-year-old carrier. Enterprise is scheduled to enter deactivation after completing its […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls, Inc., Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va., is being awarded an $83,739,829 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N62793-07-C-0001) to exercise an option for the fiscal 2012 continuation of advance planning efforts to prepare and make ready for the defueling and inactivation of USS Enterprise (CVN 65) and its reactor plants. Work will […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Industry news

    MPR Federal Services has recently been awarded a two-year contract by Newport News Shipbuilding to design, manufacture, and deliver eight ventilation platforms to support the decommissioning of USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65). Newport News Shipbuilding is a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. “The USS ENTERPRISE is the first US nuclear powered aircraft carrier to be decommissioned. […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta arrived aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) to visit the Navy’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier while the ship was underway in the Atlantic Ocean. The visit marks Panetta’s first time aboard an aircraft carrier as Secretary of Defense. During his time onboard, Panetta is scheduled to visit several of […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65), took center stage Nov. 28, when Enterprise Sailors performed in a theatrical production for honored guests in attendance for the ship’s 50th birthday celebration. The production included scenes from the history of all eight ships bearing the Enterprise name, including emotional recreations of events taking […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Authorities

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 held a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) March 24 at the ship’s homeport of Everett, Wash.   Rear Adm. Dee Mewbourne succeeded Rear Adm. Michael S. White, who departed CSG-11 to become the 18th commander of the Naval Education and Training Command. In […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ business division Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) has been awarded a USD 8.16 million contract for USS Gerald R. Ford. During the contract execution, NNS will perform all efforts necessary to procure, manage and deliver onboard repair parts in support of the USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) construction. The construction of the […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Industry news

      Huntington Ingalls, Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $26,521,082 modification to previously awarded contract (N62793-07-C-0001) for core team and continuous maintenance planning, hull planning, yard services and execution of continuous maintenance for USS Enterprise (CVN 65) for fiscal 2012 and 2013. This contract allows for the necessary planning, alterations, maintenance, repairs and […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams transferred 10 Iranian mariners rescued from a burning dhow Aug. 8 to an Iranian vessel in the Gulf of Oman Aug. 10. Members of Williams’ visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team transferred the mariners from the destroyer to an Iranian-flagged dhow for repatriation. Williams (DDG 95) rescued the […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has moved the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) on Saturday from Pier 2 at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division to her original birthplace, Dry Dock 11. Newport News employees will continue the defueling process in the dry dock under the current inactivation contract. Six tugboats guided the ship about one mile to […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) held a change of command ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard on June 10. Vice Adm. Thomas J. Moore relieved Vice Adm. William H. Hilarides who led the Command during the previous three years. Moore graduated from the United State Naval Academy in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science in math and […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Industry news

    The Program Executive Officer (PEO) for Aircraft Carriers, Rear Adm. Thomas Moore, announced the stand up of a new program office, July 27, within PEO Carriers, PMS 379, and the assumption of office by Cmdr. Doug Oglesby. The new program office will manage the planning and procurement of John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) and future […]

  • 10 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Dynamic Mongoose 2015 Begins NATO’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise DYNAMIC MONGOOSE 2015 (DMON 15) began today, Monday, 4 May 2015, off the coast of Norway, with ships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from 10 Allied and 1 partner nation converging on the Norwegian Sea for anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare training. Seven Units Ordered for Italian Navy’s Fleet […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Industry news

    General Dynamics (GD) NASSCO Earl Industries has received a $25,072,533 modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Ship Terminal Operation Program in support of the deactivation of the ship. Read more. As we wrote earlier, the U.S. Navy is going to scrap the nation’s oldest active duty warship USS Enterprise (“Big […]

  • 21 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) anchored off the coast of Naples, Italy, for its final port visit following seven months at sea, Oct. 16. The visit serves to demonstrate the Navy’s commitment to regional stability and maritime security in the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility and to help strengthen the already positive relationship […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Training & Education

    After 51 years of distinguished service, the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) will inactivate on Dec. 1, 2012, in a ceremony to be held at Norfolk Naval Station, in Norfolk, Va. The inactivation ceremony will be the last official public event for the ship, and will serve as a celebration of life for the […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    American shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries was awarded a $152 million contract on May 23 for advance planning for the construction of the aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN 80). The third aircraft carrier in the U.S. Navy’s Gerald R. Ford class was named in honor of the Navy’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65). The work, […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) departed Naval Station Norfolk Dec. 5 for the first phase of preparations for the ship’s 22nd and final deployment. During the underway, Enterprise will conduct flight deck certification, a requirement every aircraft carrier must achieve prior to deploying with fixed-wing aircraft. The certification proves that the […]

  • 10 February 2012
    Industry news

      Prospective aircraft carrier for Russian Navy will be constructed after 2020, and its technical project will be developed by 2014, Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky told RIA Novosti. Presently, Russian Navy operates only one aircraft carrier – Admiral Kuznetsov. “The ship will be laid down before 2020 and completed right after 2020. Technical […]