Huntington Ingalls Industries Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Huntington Ingalls Industries data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 43,000 individuals.


Huntington Ingalls Industries is a defense and space manufacturing company specializing in the production of large ships and submarines. As a producer of aquatic vehicles, Huntington Ingalls Industries offers a variety of products including nuclear-powered submarines, aircraft carriers, amphibious warships, and unmanned systems. Founded in 2011, Huntington Ingalls Industries began with the consolidation of two large shipyards, becoming the United States’ largest shipbuilder. Today, Huntington Ingalls Industries has grown into an all-domain defense provider both domestically and internationally. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, Huntington Ingalls Industries has locations in Pascagoula, Mississippi and McLean, Virginia. Huntington Ingalls Industries employs 44,000 individuals and has an annual revenue in excess of $10 billion.


Recently, Huntington Ingalls Industries discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Huntington Ingalls Industries determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between March and May, 2022. On April 18, 2023, Huntington Ingalls Industries began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial account information (i.e., account numbers, credit and debit card numbers, routing number)
  • Passport number
  • Health insurance information
  • Medical information


If you received a breach notification letter from Huntington Ingalls Industries:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Huntington Ingalls Industries data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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