NNS Suppliers

Supplier Quality

Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) strives for the highest quality in the manufacturing of our products. This includes having our suppliers provide the highest quality compliant material and services. The noted links provide guidance on selection of approved sub-tier suppliers as well as other reference material to support manufacturing and inspection of quality parts.

Please click on this link to contact NNS Supplier Quality.

Source Inspection Requests

Please click on this link to submit a Source Inspection Request.

Approved Suppliers

Supplier Resources / Information

Non-Conforming Material

In the event that non-conformities or latent defects are discovered after delivery and acceptance by the purchaser, the supplier shall provide to the Purchaser (Newport News Shipbuilding) immediate verbal notice and subsequent written documentation (i.e. Letter of Advisement) to the address below, of the deficient condition in sufficient detail to enable timely action to preclude adverse impact on ship or personnel safety, or equipment performance.

  • MANAGER OF SUPPLIER QUALITY
  • DEPARTMENT O05
  • 4101 WASHINGTON AVENUE
  • NEWPORT NEWS, VA 23607

Supplier Training

NNS has developed several supplier training modules based on our contract requirements, which provide insight on how to read, understand, and comply with our purchase orders. Key topics include purchase order format, coded notes, appendices, specifications, drawing requirements, and welding & NDT. In our experience, performing a comprehensive contract review, coupled with proper flow-down of information to sub-tier suppliers, has been crucial to success. For more information, or to sign up, please follow the link below:

Contact NNS Supplier Quality

Please click on this link to contact NNS Supplier Quality.