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NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that the U.S. Army Product Manager Force Protection Systems recently awarded a contract to HII’s Technical Solutions division to provide maintenance, repair, supply support, fielding, engineering, configuration management and training for Non-Intrusive Inspection System Support (NIIS) systems.
The three-year task order has a value of $78.4 million. The work will be performed by Technical Solutions’ Mission Driven Innovative Solutions group (HII-MDIS). HII-MDIS will provide the sustainment to NIIS equipment operating in the U.S. and overseas.
“We are excited about this opportunity to expand our C4ISR footprint at the Aberdeen Proving Ground,” said Garry Schwartz, president of HII-MDIS. “More importantly, we are proud to be a part of defending our service men and women at home and abroad. The Non-Intrusive Inspection System is a key component in the continuous improvement of our integrated base defense systems.”
HII-MDIS has more than 1,700 employees in 36 states and territories and seven countries worldwide. HII-MDIS offers innovation to drive integration of emerging technologies to enhance customers’ program performance.
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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