Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Portsmouth, Virginia




Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of V-J Day: The surprising stories of Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s service during World War II
Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s first of three aircraft carriers constructed during World War II, USS Shangri-La (CV-38), shown here at its Feb. 24, 1944 commissioning, reported to the Fast Carrier Task Force in April 1945, launching air strikes on targets in Tokyo, providing close air support over Okinawa, airdropping supplies to Allied prisoners in Japan and later assuming occupation duties.
Aug. 13, 2020 - Its biggest World War II ship was named after a joke the president made.  It repaired an ally’s

Eye on Innovation: Data Analytics Community of Action Helps America’s Shipyard Expand its Horizons
Code 105.4 Health Physicist William Young explains data collected regarding COVID-19 cases in the Hampton Roads area.
Aug. 11, 2020 - Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) has been around for a very long time – almost 253 years. Across its

The Tradition of Innovation at NNSY: Keeping the Workforce Safe Using NanoSeptic Technology to Fight COVID-19
Nuclear Engineer (2310.2) Ben Campbell applies NanoSeptic technology to the stairwell door in Bldg. 1500 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard.
Aug. 11, 2020 - Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) has a long and storied tradition of utilizing innovative technology to




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