Huntington Ingalls Industries Donates $50,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort

Huntington Ingalls Industries Donates $50,000 to the American Red Cross for
Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls
Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that it has donated $50,000 to the
American Red Cross' Disaster Relief Fund. The money will help provide food,
shelter, supplies and comfort to the people affected by Hurricane Sandy.

"With most of our operations along coastal waters, we truly understand the
human suffering, loss of life and damage to property caused by Mother Nature,"
said Bill Ermatinger, HII's corporate vice president and chief human resources
officer. "HII has joined other companies and thousands of private citizens to
lend support."

HII is also working with the American Red Cross to establish a "microsite" for
employees to donate directly. "Donations will go toward providing much-needed
food, shelter and supplies to people who have lost everything," Ermatinger
said.

About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and
provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent
of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international
humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red
Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the
generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more
information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at
http://blog.redcross.org.

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: Beci Brenton
         Beci.Brenton@hii-co.com
         202-264-7143

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