Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Northrop Grumman to Brief Reporters on Major Aircraft Programs and Technologies at Air Force Association Air & Space Conference

Northrop Grumman to Brief Reporters on Major Aircraft Programs and
Technologies at Air Force Association Air & Space Conference
September 9, 2009

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), a leader in global security,
will update reporters on its most significant advances in developing,
producing and modernizing U.S. military aircraft systems and related
electronic technologies at the annual Air Force Association (AFA) Air &
Space Conference.

Topics will range from the breakthrough STARLite radar for unmanned
aircraft and the Scalable Agile Beam Radar retrofit active
electronically scanned array (AESA) radar, to the E-8C Joint STARS
ground surveillance aircraft, the world's only system capable of
tracking ground targets over a wide area in any weather, day or night.
The briefings will also cover the company's latest offerings in laser
Directed Infrared Countermeasures for aircraft protection and
electronic warfare.

Northrop Grumman's AFA exhibit booth #901 will complement the media
briefings with an overview of the company's global security offerings
in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; air mobility; long
range strike; cyber security; and space-based climate monitoring.

Detailed information on each briefing is available from the media
contacts listed below.

What: Northrop Grumman Media Briefings
When: Sept. 14, 15
Where: Air Force Association 2009 Air & Space Conference
Northrop Grumman Communications Suite (follow signs/directory
at hotel)
Gaylord National Hotel
National Harbor, MD 20745
RSVP: To individual media contacts listed below by close of business
day prior to event
Sept. 14

Location Topic Presenter Media Contact
(All times

9 a.m. EO/IR: Taking it to the Jack Pledger Fran DiMeglio
Northrop Next Level: Director, (203) 852-4823
Grumman An overview of IRCM Business office
Suite groundbreaking new Development; (203) 216-8318
developments in the Defensive mobile
non-traditional use of Systems fran.dimeglio
laser DIRCM aircraft Division
protection including;
growth of targeting pod Northrop
capability, data links Grumman
and situational Electronic
awareness. Systems

9:45 a.m. STARLite: Advanced Radar Jack Pledger Fran DiMeglio
Northrop Capability for UAVs: Director, IRCM (203) 852-4823
Grumman A review of this Business office
Suite break-through advanced Development; (203) 216-8318
radar capability now Defensive mobile
available in a less Systems fran.dimeglio
than 80-pound package Division
for tactical unmanned
and light fixed-and Northrop
rotary-wing manned air Grumman
vehicles. Electronic

10:30 a.m. Scalable Agile Beam Arlene Camp, Fran DiMeglio
Northrop Radar (SABR) Director of (203) 852-4823
Grumman Briefing will discuss Advanced F-16 office
Suite SABR's first flight Programs (203) 216-8318
results aboard the mobile
Sabreliner testbed Northrop fran.dimeglio
aircraft and provide Grumman
information on new Electronic
modes recently Systems
demonstrated by the SABR
team. As the world's only
flight demonstrated
retrofit AESA, SABR makes
AESA affordable and
accessible to
customers who are unable
to purchase a

11:30 a.m. BANSHEE Kevin Weppner, Fran DiMeglio
Northrop Digital Electronic Director, (203) 852-4823
Grumman Warfare Architecture Business office
Suite Briefing will explore Development, (203) 216-8318
Northrop Grumman's Radio mobile
BOX LUNCHES leadership in providing Frequency fran.dimeglio
WILL BE custom EW solutions Combat and
SERVED based on a digital, Information
scalable, modular design Systems
that allows smooth retro
and forward integration Northrop
with other advanced Grumman
sensors. Electronic

6:30 p.m. AFA Air Battle Brig. Gen. Jim Stratford
Management Crew of Tom Moore, (321) 726-7526
Northrop the Year Reception Commander, office
Grumman Northrop Grumman 116th ACW (321) 960-8497
Booth #901 recognizes Crew 2, 16th mobile
Air Command & Control Dr. Dale jim.stratford
Squadron selected for Burton
this prestigious AFA Vice President,
award. Sixth year in a ISR & BMC2
row for the 116th ACW
and ninth time since
award was first Northrop
presented in 1998. Grumman
Sept. 15

2 p.m. E-8C Joint STARS Update Steve Pauly, Jim Stratford
Northrop Briefing will reveal Director, (321) 726-7526
Grumman new upgrades to E-8C Joint STARS office
Suite Joint STARS, the Development (321) 960-8497
world's only wide-area and mobile
surveillance GMTI Modernization jim.stratford
aircraft including
current status of the
engine program and Northrop
aircraft long-term Grumman
viability. Aerospace

3 p.m. Vision to Reality: Mike Isherwood Sherri Pineda
Northrop Northrop Grumman's Senior (858) 618-4556
Grumman Support to the Air Analyst, office
Suite Force's Unmanned Northrop (858) 943-1152
Systems Vision Grumman mobile
Analysis Sherri.Pineda


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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