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Northrop Grumman to Brief Media at 2014 Sea-Air-Space Exposition

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Northrop Grumman to Brief Media at 2014 Sea-Air-Space Exposition

10:00 EDT Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Full-scale model of record-setting X-47B UCAS to be on display in National Harbor

FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight new ways to reduce costs and improve the performance of current and future U.S. Navy systems during media briefings planned for the Navy League's 2014 Sea-Air-Space Exposition. The annual event will be held April 7-9 at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center, National Harbor, Md.

The briefings will reinforce Northrop Grumman's leadership position in unmanned, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization, along with how the company supports the Navy's evolving requirements with innovative and affordable systems.

Northrop Grumman's presence at Sea-Air-Space will also feature a full-scale model of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS), a tailless, strike fighter-sized unmanned aircraft developed by the company for the Navy's UCAS program. In 2013, the X-47B successfully completed the first carrier-based launch and recovery by an unmanned, tailless aircraft. The successful UCAS flight test program is setting the stage for the development of a more permanent, carrier-based fleet of unmanned aircraft.

Northrop Grumman will also use social media before, during and after the exposition to share unique, interactive content that highlights the company's long and successful partnership with the Navy. The conversation will occur on facebook.com/NorthropGrumman and @northropgrumman from March 31 to April 25.

Details about the media briefings will be posted in the company's online media kit: http://www.northropgrumman.com/MediaResources/MediaKits/SeaAirSpace

For more information, please contact Bryce McDevitt (571) 286-0754 or bryce.mcdevitt@ngc.com.

A schedule of Northrop Grumman's press briefings follows. The briefings will be streamed live online. Permission must be granted in advance to follow the briefings. Please contact Bryce McDevitt for more information.

What:

Northrop Grumman Sea-Air-Space media briefings

When: 

April 7-8, 2014

Where: 

Chesapeake Room 4 (Monday, April 7)

Eastern Shore Room 1 (Tuesday, April 8)

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street

National Harbor, Md. 20745

RSVP: 

Please contact the media representative in the schedule below to confirm attendance.

Note: All briefing times are Eastern Standard Time; Briefings are in different locations

April 7 ? Chesapeake Room 4

Program

Speakers

Media Contact

3 p.m.

Expanding Global Logistics ? Australia

Jim Sutton, director of business development, Northrop Grumman

Pamela Wade

703-713-4616

pamela.wade@ngc.com

April 8 ? Eastern Shore Room 1

Program

Speakers

Media Contact

10 a.m.

MQ-4C Triton

Sean Burke, deputy program manager, PMA-262, NAVAIR

 

Mike Mackey, program manager, Triton UAS, Northrop Grumman

Caitlin O'Connor

760-484-7683

caitlin.oconnor@ngc.com

 

 

11 a.m.

C-2 Modernization

Steve Squires, director, C-2 Program, Northrop Grumman

Bryce McDevitt

571-286-0754

bryce.mcdevitt@ngc.com

2:45 p.m.

X-47B UCAS

Capt. Beau Duarte, program manager, PMA-262, NAVAIR

 

Carl Johnson, vice president, advanced mission and system development and Navy UCAS, Northrop Grumman

Caitlin O'Connor

760-484-7683

caitlin.oconnor@ngc.com

 

 

3:45 p.m.

Fire Scout

Capt. Patrick Smith, program manager, PMA-266, NAVAIR

Caitlin O'Connor

760-484-7683

caitlin.oconnor@ngc.com

 

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SOURCE Northrop Grumman Corporation

For further information: Bryce McDevitt, 571-286-0754, bryce.mcdevitt@ngc.com

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