Photo Release -- Huntington Ingalls Industries Promotes Tom Stiehle to Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Business

Photo Release -- Huntington Ingalls Industries Promotes Tom Stiehle to Chief
Financial Officer and Vice President of Business Management at Ingalls
Shipbuilding

PASCAGOULA, Miss., Nov. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls
Industries (NYSE:HII) has promoted Tom Stiehle to chief financial officer and
vice president of business management for the company's Ingalls Shipbuilding
division. In this role, Stiehle is responsible for all financial, contracts,
estimating and pricing, and business management functions across the division.

Tom Stiehle
 Tom Stiehle is chief
 financial officer and vice
 president of business
 management at HII's
 Ingalls Shipbuilding
 division.

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"Tom's extensive background in finance and contract administration forms a
solid foundation for this important leadership role," said Ingalls
Shipbuilding President Irwin F. Edenzon.

In addition to his financial responsibilities, Stiehle will also lead Ingalls'
IT function, which includes the internal IT services, IT strategy development
and management of the shipyard's subcontract with CSC.

"Ingalls Shipbuilding will continue to focus on improving safety, quality,
cost and schedule performance," Edenzon said. "Tom's leadership will be a key
factor in achieving this objective."

Before being selected for this position, Stiehle served as vice president of
contracts and pricing for Ingalls. Prior to joining HII in 2011, Stiehle
worked for Northrop Grumman's Aerospace Systems sector, holding positions of
increasing responsibility within business management for 24 years.

Stiehle received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Hofstra
University in 1987. He also earned an MBA from Adelphi University and a
master's degree in acquisition and contract management from Florida Institute
of Technology.

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) designs, builds and maintains nuclear and
non-nuclear ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and provides after-market
services for military ships around the globe. For more than a century, HII has
built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder.
Employing more than 37,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and California,
its primary business divisions are Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls
Shipbuilding. For more information, visit:

  *HII on the web: www.huntingtoningalls.com
  *HII on Facebook: www.facebook.com/HuntingtonIngallsIndustries
  *HII on Twitter: twitter.com/hiindustries

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CONTACT: Bill Glenn
         William.glenn@hii-co.com
         (228) 327-1671

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