Media Advisory: Newport News Shipbuilding to Host Media Reception

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: Newport News Shipbuilding will host a media reception to discuss the Jan. 30 acquisition of The Columbia Group's Engineering Solutions Division by Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News Shipbuilding's parent company.
When: 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10
Where: Captain Anderson's Restaurant and Market
  5551 N. Lagoon Drive
  Panama City, Fla. 32408
RSVP:  Christie Miller, 757-380-3581 or christine.miller@hii-co.com

The Columbia Group's Engineering Solutions Division is a leading designer and builder of unmanned underwater vehicles for domestic and international customers. As of Jan. 30, ESD will operate as Undersea Solutions Group, a subsidiary of HII, and will report to Newport News Shipbuilding's Submarine and Fleet Support division.

About Huntington Ingalls Industries

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America's largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of manufacturing, engineering and management services to the commercial and non-commercial oil, gas and energy markets. For more than a century, HII's Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs approximately 38,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, please visit www.huntingtoningalls.com.

Contact information

Christie Miller
Manager of Media Relations
Newport News Shipbuilding Communications
(757) 380-3581
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