The annual Model of Excellence awards ceremony recognizes individuals and teams who have made extraordinary contributions to the achievement of Newport News Shipbuilding’s strategic objectives through their performance and accomplishments. The award is the company’s highest honor.

Click the links below to view a list this year’s honorees, as well as honoree headshots and photos from the event. If the links are blocked from company-issued devices, visit the MyNNS Service Portal from your company device to request access. 

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Congratulate this year’s 273 honorees on social media using #NNSMOE.


Satellite: GALAXY 17 (91 degrees west)      

Transponder: Ku Digital 10 – Ch.C (9 Mhz)

Downlink Frequency: 11904.5 

Downlink Polarity: Vertical

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Symbol Rate: 7.5

DVBS2, 8PSK TRANSMISSION, 4:2:0, 1080i

Window: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. EST on Saturday, Nov. 19

Note: The six minute video that begins the ceremonial keel laying for Arkansas (SSN 800) includes copyrighted materials from HII/Newport News Shipbuilding and others.

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