CEO Richard Hepburn Quoted in SEAPOWER MAGAZINE

September 2017

Recently, SEAPOWER MAGAZINE published an article by Edward Lundquist on Shock Trials, and consulted Hepburn and Sons CEO, CAPT Rick Hepburn, on the matter. “Shock testing does prove out a whole design. Modeling and simulation is important, but it’s extremely complicated to emulate every shock excursion onboard. The shock test can be used to validate modeling and simulation,” he said.

The rest of the article may be found in the September 2017 publishing of this journal, or online here: Shock Trials, SEAPOWER MAGAZINE, SEP 2017

Rick Hepburn on local news

Hepburn and Sons chosen for Virginia Economic Gardening Pilot Program

September 2017

Governor McAuliffe announces 12 companies, including Hepburn and Sons LLC, selected to participate in Virginia Economic Gardening Pilot Program. For more information click here.

Past Events


Fleet Maintenance and Modernization Symposium (FMMS)

August 15th, 2017

The Hepburn Technology Transition team, led by Dr. Daniel Georgiadis, traveled to the San Diego Convention Center to hear from prominent guest speakers, panelists and paper presentations from the Navy, Coast Guard, industry and academia.

Hepburn and Sons representatives interacted with senior military and civil service decision makers, ship and craft operators and maintainers, repair and maintenance personnel, designers, builders, planners, engineers, program managers, life cycle engineers, equipment suppliers and other technical experts.

San Diego, CA
Laser Peening Presentation
Group Pose
Company Overview Presentation

Congressman Rob Wittman

January 26th, 2017

Hepburn and Sons LLC hosted Congressman Rob Wittman, Chairman of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee on January 26, 2017 in their Manassas, VA office.

Discussions were focused on helping the Navy win missions of the 21st Century, missions related to cyber security, electromagnetic threats, and integration of laser technology into shipbuilding and design.

Manassas, VA
All Panel Meeting Crowd
Exhibit at All Panel Meeting

NSRP All Panels Presentation

March 7th, 2017

Dr. Daniel Georgiadis, Chief Technology Officer, delivers address on Laser Peening at NSRP All Panels Meeting.

Charleston, SC
On Spearhead Deck
Spearhead Drydock

USS Spearhead Surface Treatment Evaluation

December 14th, 2016

The Hepburn technology transition team helped to evaluate aluminum surface treatments onboard EPF-1 (JHSV) USS Spearhead with ABS.

Charleston, SC