Thursday, September 17, 2009

Northrop Grumman Awarded Army Tactical Simulation Contract

Northrop Grumman Awarded Army Tactical Simulation Contract
September 17, 2009

HERNDON, Va. - The U.S. Army's Constructive Simulations Division has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a contract to provide program management, training, testing, information technology and field support to its Tactical Simulation (TACSIM) program. TACSIM is the prime intelligence simulation for the Army as well as the joint services.

Under the terms of the three-year, $9 million contract,
Northrop Grumman is responsible for software development and
information assurance for TACSIM in Orlando, Fla., as well as support
for 10 TACSIM sites worldwide. Northrop Grumman developed TACSIM and
has been supporting the program for more than 20 years.

"In today's environment intelligence simulation and training
are key force multipliers for successful operations around the globe,"
said Dave Guerrero, Northrop Grumman Technical Services' TACSIM program
manager. "We have many years of experience supporting high fidelity
simulations and we continue to apply the latest technologies to
intelligence training. We will continue to provide superior program
performance to the Army and the joint community for many years to

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.

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