Mike Johnson is the NNS Navy Programs Manager for Aircraft Carriers at Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. Mike is responsible for engaging with various divisions across the company and with Navy in shaping and securing Aircraft Carriers to build and sustain the Navy the nation needs.
Mike began his career at Newport News Shipbuilding in 1984 and has held positions of increasing responsibility throughout his occupation in the Aircraft Carrier design/engineering division. In 2003 Mike joined the Ship Class Design Manager network as a Design Manager for the CVN 78 Gerald R. Ford, taking the FORD Class from concept design to complete detail design arrangements. He then transitioned to program management; becoming the Program Manager for the FORD Class Hull Planning Yard, followed by Program Manager for Aircraft Carrier Fleet Support.