Northrop Grumman Welcomes HRH The Duke of York to its Facility in Fareham, UK

By Northrop Grumman Corporation, PRNE
Wednesday, November 3, 2010

LONDON, November 4, 2010 - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) today welcomed His Royal
Highness The Duke of York, the UK's Special Representative for Trade and
Investment, to its Fareham facility in the UK where the company highlighted
an array of capabilities in command and control systems, advanced information
systems and cyber security for UK and international markets. The Duke of York
also viewed Northrop Grumman's recently opened cyber test range, the first to
be commercially available in the UK.

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"Northrop Grumman has a strong presence and a wide range of capabilities
in the UK which are well matched to meeting the security and resilience needs
in international markets," said Sir Nigel Essenhigh, chairman of Northrop
Grumman UK and chief executive of Northrop Grumman Information Systems
Europe. "Overseas trade is an important component of our UK business and
nearly 70 percent of our annual sales are into exports markets around the

The visit included demonstrations of Northrop Grumman's civil defence and
security export solutions for command and control, situational awareness,
border security and coastal surveillance.

Northrop Grumman's Critical Incident Response System (CIRS) was shown
together with the large-screen collaborative environment, TouchTable, to
demonstrate the ability to integrate a variety of national security
applications into a common situational awareness display for use in crisis
management operations.

The company's Integrated Tactical Command and Control Services (I-TaCCS)
and Integrated Joint Operational Command and Control Services (I-JOCCS)
tactical command and control systems were also demonstrated. I-TaCCS, when
combined with I-JOCCS, creates an operational and tactical level static and
mobile headquarters C4I solution to deliver a command, control, surveillance
and intelligence capability. The core software component of I-TaCCS is widely
used around the world and is in service in more than 40 countries with
100,000 users.

Northrop Grumman's UK cyber test range will be used for emulating large,
complex networks and for conducting cyber experiments and assessments of
infrastructure survivability and assurance within a safe and controlled
experimental environment to evaluate their resilience to cyber attacks. The
UK cyber range has been designed to be federated with other cyber ranges
anywhere in the world to create the capability for large-scale experiments to
be carried out beyond the scope of a single facility.

Northrop Grumman is an industry leader in all aspects of computer network
operations and cyber security and is at the forefront of the challenge to
find innovative solutions that can effectively defend networks and offer
protection across the entire cyber domain. For more information about
Northrop Grumman's capabilities in cyber security, go to

Northrop Grumman has a strong presence in the UK and operates from
primary locations in London, Fareham, Chester, Coventry, Hendon, New Malden,
Peterborough, RAF Waddington and Solihull.

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 for more information.

Ken Beedle of Northrop Grumman Corporation, +44-(0)-207-747-1910, or +44-(0)-7787-174092, Ken.beedle at

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