Huntington Ingalls Industries Acquires G2 Inc.

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that it has acquired G2 Inc., a nationally recognized cybersecurity solutions and services company headquartered in Annapolis Junction, Maryland. G2 will join HII’s Technical Solutions division.

Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.

G2 provides pioneering solutions to the most significant challenges affecting the nation’s ability to collect, target, store, analyze and defend digital information. G2’s areas of expertise include national cyber defense, computer network exploitation, cyber analytics and the distributed analytic platform.

“The acquisition of G2 adds advanced cybersecurity capabilities to our portfolio and supports our strategy to expand our professional services business,” said HII President and CEO Mike Petters. “G2 has unique cyber experience that will enhance our information assurance offerings and operations. We are pleased to welcome G2 to the HII family.”

Technical Solutions President Andy Green added, “We are excited to have such a widely respected group of cybersecurity experts become part of our team. G2 brings a valuable combination of innovation and technical expertise that has enabled it to solve complex security problems for highly sophisticated government clients. We look forward to leveraging G2’s advanced capabilities to expand the solutions provided to our existing government customers.”

About Huntington Ingalls Industries

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. 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. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 40,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

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Beci Brenton
HII Corporate Director of Public Affairs
(202) 264-7143
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