Northrop Grumman Highlights Global Security Capabilities at the Farnborough Air Show 2010By Northrop Grumman Corporation, PRNE
Tuesday, July 6, 2010
LONDON, July 7, 2010 - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight its industry
leading global security capabilities at the Farnborough International Air
show, including unmanned aircraft systems, defence electronics and
The Farnborough International Air show will take place from 19-25 July
Northrop Grumman's open-air static display area will feature a full-scale
model of the Global Hawk high altitude long endurance unmanned aircraft
system (UAS) and a full-sized model of the MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Unmanned
Aircraft System (VUAS). Fire Scout is a multi-role UAS that can carry various
payloads, which provide unprecedented situational awareness and precision
targeting support, ideal for land and navy forces.
The company's Italian subsidiary will also be represented at the air show
at stand location H1/D16f. Northrop Grumman Italia will display its
state-of-the-art fibre-optic navigation systems, including the LISA-200, the
Navex family of attitude heading reference systems and LN 251 / LN 270 high
accuracy inertial navigation systems and the newly developed Navinex inertial
navigation system. Aircraft equipped with Northrop Grumman Italia systems
include the Eurofighter Typhoon and many other fixed wing and rotary wing
aircraft in service in various parts of the world.
Northrop Grumman will participate in a series of media briefings during
the air show covering a range of its capabilities, including unmanned
systems, defence electronics, C4ISR, sustainment and life cycle optimization
and engineering. The outline media briefing programme is as shown below. All
briefings will be held in the Northrop Grumman Media Centre.
In addition, during the air show Northrop Grumman will formally present a
DIRCM transmitter to the Royal Air Force Museum to mark the 15th anniversary
of the UK Ministry of Defence development contract undertaken by SELEX
Galileo and Northrop Grumman to develop and produce the first ever,
life-saving infrared countermeasures technology widely used on RAF aircraft
in combat today.
Full details of these media events and briefings can be found on the
company's online media kit at www.northropgrumman.com/farnborough . This site
will also contain regularly updated information, including briefing
schedules, news releases and programme news. During the first half of the
week, each day's key activities will be summarised by Northrop Grumman
personnel in a Web journal called "News from the Flightline".
Date Topic Speaker(s) Mon. July 19 F-16 Relevant Operational Charles J. Brinkman, VP and 10 a.m. Capability and Affordable general manager, Northrop Sustainment Grumman Electronic Systems, Targeting Systems Division Mon. July 19 Unmanned Systems Gene Fraser, sector VP, Northrop 11 a.m. Grumman Aerospace Systems Mon. July 19 RQ-4 / Global Hawk Ed Walby, director, Business Noon Development, High Altitude, Long-Endurance Systems, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Tue. July 20 F-5 Worldwide Sustainment Richard Raiford, director, 10 a.m. Team Market Development, Northrop Grumman Technical Services Walter Paukner, general manager, Jets & Missiles, RUAG Aviation Daniel Wade, vice president, Business Development, Astronautics Tue. July 20 Fire Scout Overview and Mike Fuqua, manager, Business 11 a.m. Programme Update Development, MQ-8B Fire Scout Programme, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Wed. July 21 DIRCM Transmitter Steve Mogford, CEO, SELEX 2:30 p.m. Presentation to the Royal Galileo Air Force (RAF) Museum Chalet 1430 SELEX Galileo and Northrop Jim Pitts, corporate vice Finmeccanica Grumman will present Peter president and president, Dye, Director General of Northrop Grumman Electronic the RAF Museum, with a Systems DIRCM transmitter to mark the 15th anniversary of the Ministry of Defence development contract undertaken by the two companies to develop and produce the first ever infrared countermeasures technology now widely used on RAF aircraft today.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose
120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in
aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical
services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit
www.northropgrumman.com for more information.
Ken Beedle of Northrop Grumman Corporation, +44-207-747-1910, +44-7787-174092, Ken.beedle at euro.ngc.com
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