Huntington Ingalls Industries to support US Navy expeditionary logistics

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to continue providing logistics support products and services to the Naval Expeditionary Logistics Support Group (NAVELSG). The five-year task order was awarded through SeaPort NxG and will be performed at Cheatham Annex, in Yorktown, with support from other HII locations in Virginia.
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A Rough Terrain Container Handler is offloaded after Virginia-based Technical Solutions employees repaired a steering casualty (Picture source: U.S. DOD)

“For more than a decade, our team has delivered on the mission to ensure the Navy and Joint Forces have the materiel our nation’s globally deployed military personnel need for optimal readiness,” said Garry Schwartz, president of Technical Solutions’ Defense & Federal Solutions business unit. “We are committed to this vital operation and look forward to continuing this decade-long partnership with NAVELSG.”

HII will continue providing asset management, integrated logistics support and specialized services, including overhaul, kitting, equipment and network support. These activities will enhance NAVELSG’s ability to support forward-deployed service members.

NAVELSG is a vital enabler of Maritime Prepositioning Forces, Joint Logistics Over The Shore operations and maritime forces ashore. NAVELSG provides expeditionary cargo handling services for surface, air and terminal operations, tactical fueling, and ordnance handling/reporting in support of worldwide naval, joint, interagency and combined forces.

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 supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, and nuclear and environmental services.