Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry
aircraft carrier design center and shipyard training program
The subsidy estimate came from: Andrew Petkofky, "Yard's research center funded; ship industry called key to Va.," Richmond Times Dispatch, June 20, 1998.
To encourage Newport News Shipbuilding to remain in Virginia, the state legislature agreed to provide $58 million for the creation of a research facility called the Carrier Integration Center as well as $40 million for other research and training costs. Newport News Shipbuilding was later acquired by Northrop Grumman, which subsequently spun off its shipbuilding operations as Huntington Ingalls Industries. Overlaps with main Subsidy Tracker data: none.