Huntington Ingalls Industries Subsidiary AMSEC LLC Wins Contract to Support Department of the Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries Subsidiary AMSEC LLC Wins Contract to Support
Department of the Navy

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Feb. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls
Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that its AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been
awarded a contract to provide enterprise business process information systems
that support the Department of the Navy.

The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract
contains a one-year base period with two one-year option periods which, if
exercised, would bring the cumulative value of the contract to approximately
$19.6 million.

"With this contract, AMSEC will deliver trustworthy IT support services to our
customer while meeting the operational requirements of the Department of the
Navy," said Harris Leonard, HII vice president and president of AMSEC
operations. "We look forward to expanding our presence and implementing
solutions in our core competencies of information technology with our team of
highly skilled specialists."

AMSEC will provide on-site operational support for information technology
systems in support of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI)/functional area
manager's information technology systems. The information management
technology support services are for the enterprise business process
information systems that support the Submarine Maintenance Engineering and
Planning and Procurement Office (SUBMEPP).

The work will be performed in Portsmouth, N.H. If all options are awarded, the
work is expected to be completed by April 2016. The Naval Supply Systems
Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting
activity.

"This is truly a big win for AMSEC," said Michael Bernardi, program manager
within the AMSEC's logistics, engineering, technology and training solutions
group. "It enables AMSEC to increase our footprint in the New England area and
sets the stage for future opportunities across the Navy enterprise."

AMSEC LLC is a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries. With approximately
2,000 employees in 29 locations nationwide and overseas, AMSEC is a
full-service supplier to the Navy and commercial maritime industry, providing
naval architecture and marine engineering, naval ship systems assessments,
maintenance engineering, waterfront maintenance support, acquisition program
support, shipyard industrial engineering, and C4I installation and support
services. AMSEC also provides life-cycle integrated logistics services,
including technical manual development, provisioning documentation, spare
parts management, training development and delivery, and software development.

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.
HII also provides a wide variety of products and services to the commercial
energy industry and other government customers, including the Department of
Energy. Employing about 37,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and
California, its primary business divisions are Newport News Shipbuilding and
Ingalls Shipbuilding. For more information about HII, visit:

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

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constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve
risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ
materially from those expressed in these statements. Factors that may cause
such differences include: changes in government and customer priorities and
requirements (including government budgetary constraints, shifts in defense
spending, and changes in customer short-range and long-range plans); our
ability to obtain new contracts, estimate our costs and perform effectively;
risks related to our spin-off from Northrop Grumman (including our increased
costs and leverage); our ability to realize the expected benefits from
consolidation of our Gulf Coast facilities; natural disasters; adverse
economic conditions in the United States and globally; and other risk factors
discussed in our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
There may be other risks and uncertainties that we are unable to predict at
this time or that we currently do not expect to have a material adverse effect
on our business, and we undertake no obligations to update any forward-looking
statements.

CONTACT: Leslie Gallop
         (757) 463-6666
         leslie.gallop@hii-amsec.com

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