- Associated Press - Monday, June 22, 2015

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - Newport News Shipbuilding is preparing to break ground for a new production facility.

A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled Monday for the Joint Manufacturing and Assembly Facility.

The company says the facility will support construction of the Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier and submarine construction.

The facility is scheduled to open in 2017.

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