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NEWPORT NEWS, Va., March 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that its SN3 subsidiary will continue supporting the Environmental Surveillance, Education and Research (ESER) contract at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho Operations Office as a subcontractor to Wastren Advantage Incorporated (WAI). The contract consists of a base year beginning April 1 and four one-year options running through March 31, 2021, at a total value of $13.7 million.

SN3 has supported the ESER program for 15 years. It is an LLC partner of the incumbent team holding the ESER contract and served as the prime contractor from 2000 to 2010.

“SN3 is honored to continue supporting the Environmental Surveillance, Education and Research program,” said Eric Schweinsberg, SN3’s Idaho operations manager. “The advancement of ecological science and opportunity for community outreach is rewarding professionally and personally.”

WAI is a Small Business Administration-certified 8(a) small, disadvantaged business headquartered in Piketon, Ohio, with project offices throughout the United States. It brings experience from a diverse project portfolio of multiple DOE-direct prime contracts and offers a level of business acumen, financial strength, and reach-back that few other small-business contractors in the DOE complex can offer.

About SN3

From the operation of nuclear production facilities at Savannah River to site remediation and waste management at Hanford, SN3 manages complex projects that are crucial to national security, advancing science and technology and protecting the environment. With a half-century legacy of safe performance, SN3 earned the first nationwide, multi-site Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program STAR award.

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 energy, oil and gas 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 nearly 36,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

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Danny Hernandez
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