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Accenture Federal Services’ Gus Hunt: Data-Centric Security Key to Cyber Resilience

Gus Hunt, cybersecurity strategy lead at Accenture’s federal services business, has said adopting data-centric security approach could help agencies protect data, maintain control of networks and achieve cyber resilience. Hunt wrote in a Nextgov piece posted Monday that agencies should develop a framework for data tagging and marking in order to facilitate …

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Minact CEO Augustus Leon Collins Elected to Huntington Ingalls Board

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Augustus Leon Collins, CEO of Mississippi-based government contractor Minact, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ board of directors. HII said Tuesday Collins brings to the board 35 years of previous experience in the U.S. Army and the Mississippi National Guard. “[Collins’] proven leadership, long and distinguished service to our country as an …

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HII Execs Augustus Collins, Edmond Hughes Named Among Most Influential People in Mississippi

Two Huntington Ingalls Industries executives have been selected for Our Mississippi’s 2018 list of most influential African-American people in the state. The publication honored Edmond Hughes, vice president of human resources and administration at HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, and company board member Augustus Collins at an awards ceremony held Thursday at the Westin Hotel in …

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Huntington Ingalls Division Gets $65M USS Enterprise Contract Modification

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $65 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract to obtain additional long-lead-time material for the future Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. The Defense Department said Friday the service branch will obligate the full amount of the modification from its fiscal 2018 shipbuilding and …

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Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilder Nears Completion of Future JFK Aircraft Carrier

A shipbuilding business of Huntington Ingalls Industries has reached a 70-percent completion milestone on the structural work for a future Ford-class aircraft carrier. Newport News Shipbuilding has assembled 317 lifts for the USS John F. Kennedy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier since the keel laying in August 2015, HII said Thursday. The company expects a …

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Huntington Ingalls-Built Amphibious Transport Dock Completes Initial Sea Trials

Huntington Ingalls Industries has evaluated systems that have been installed on the U.S. Navy‘s 11th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship during a series of sea trials. HII said Monday its Ingalls Shipbuilding division operated USS Portland (LPD 27) in the Gulf of Mexico for four days and performed anchor-handling, ballast and deballast, detect-to-engage, …

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DARPA Eyes Cyber Hunting Tools for Enterprise Networks

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency seeks proposals for the development of cyber hunting tools that will help boost the defenses of enterprise networks and offer cyber threat characterization, detection and protection capacity. DARPA said in a release published Wednesday on the FedBizOpps website that the agency expects to award multiple procurement contracts for …

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Huntington Ingalls Christens 16th Virginia-Class Submarine for Navy

Newport News Shipbuilding, a Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) subsidiary, has christened the U.S. Navy‘s 16th Virginia-class Indiana submarine at the company’s shipyard in Newport News, Virginia. The christening occurred Saturday and ship’s sponsor Diane Donald, wife of Adm. Kirkland Donald (U.S. Navy, Ret.), former director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion,  performed the traditional honor of …

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Huntington Ingalls Receives Navy LXR Amphibious Ship Design Contract Modification

Huntington Ingalls Industries has secured a $19.1 million contract modification to accelerate design work on the U.S. Navy‘s LX(R) amphibious ship replacement program. The Naval Sea Systems Command obligated $3 million at the time of the award of the modification from the Navy’s fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funds, the Defense …

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