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HII EVOLVING INTO A DATA-DRIVEN TECH ENTERPRISE AS NAVY CUSTOMER EMBRACES NEW WARFIGHTING CONCEPTS

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Huntington Ingalls Industries, the nation’s biggest builder of warships, is becoming something more: a leading provider of artificial intelligence, unmanned systems, digital reconnaissance, simulations and training for its military customer.

With a quarter of revenues now being generated outside its sprawling shipyards, newly-minted President & CEO Christopher D. Kastner says the company is investing in technologies that support the Navy’s future priorities, such as distributed maritime operations.

In recognition of the company’s evolving character, it will henceforth be known simply as HII—a name that can encompass diverse technologies—and recast its technical services unit as Mission Technologies.

Read the full story at Forbes

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