MEDIA ADVISORY -- Newport News Shipbuilding to Host Grand Opening of Aiken, S.C., Field Office

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| Source: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.

ADVISORY, Jan. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) will host a reception to celebrate the opening of its new Aiken, S.C., field office, located at 152 Laurens St. SW. The office will provide NNS with a presence in the region, where it is currently working and pursuing energy projects.
   
When: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21
   
Where: Newberry Hall
  117 Newberry St. SW
  Aiken, S.C.
   
  The reception will be followed by a ribbon-cutting at the new office, within walking distance. A media availability will be held after the ribbon-cutting.
   
RSVP:  Christie Miller, 757-375-9564 or christine.miller@hii-co.com

NNS President Matt Mulherin and other division leadership will be joined by Fred Dohse, executive vice president and chief operations officer for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, and David Jameson, president and CEO of the Aiken Chamber of Commerce, to celebrate the office opening.

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