HII taps Northrop Grumman exec as new VP
Mike Aldinger to be vice president of LVC training solutions
Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Wednesday it has hired Mike Aldinger as vice president of the live, virtual, constructive (LVC) training solutions department in its technical solutions division. Aldinger joins Newport News-based HII after 22 years at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems.
HII is the United States’ largest military shipbuilding company and includes Newport News Shipbuilding and its Ingalls division in Mississippi. Aldinger was most recently NG Mission Systems’ business area manager for LVC mission integration, based in Orlando, Florida. His focus at HII will be on growing the company’s relationship with the U.S. Air Force, according to a news release from HII.
“HII’s extensive portfolio of U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy training has helped transform LVC across the joint defense community,” Glenn Goodman, president of HII’s LVC Solutions business group, said in a statement. “Mike’s experience in tailoring and scaling mission training solutions will unlock expanded opportunities to support the joint force in the critical area of readiness.”
A graduate of the University of Central Florida and the University of Florida, Aldinger has worked in simulation training, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics, mission planning and more. HII employs more than 44,000 people around the world.