PARIS, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight its industry-leading global security capabilities at the International Paris Air Show, including unmanned aircraft systems, defence electronics and performance-based logistics.
The 49th International Paris Air Show will take place at Le Bourget, Paris, from 20-26 June 2011.
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 schedule is as shown below.
All briefings will be held in the Northrop Grumman Media Centre. These will include presentations on the company's Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft system (UAS), the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) programme, Euro Hawk® UAS, a state-of-the-art, high-altitude, long-endurance signals intelligence (SIGINT) system, MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Unmanned Aircraft System (VUAS) and E-2D Advanced Hawkeye manned aircraft. Fire Scout is a multi-role UAS that can carry various payloads that provide unprecedented situational awareness and precision targeting support. The Advanced Hawkeye is a game-changer for Navy battle management command and control, with a two-generation leap in radar sensor and robust network-enabled capability. There will also be a briefing on the Long Endurance Multi-intelligence Vehicle (LEMV) lighter than air and heavy lift capability.
Northrop Grumman representatives will also provide briefings on the company's Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar solution to meet multi-mission requirements for a variety of security challenges and its international Directed Infrared Countermeasures (DIRCM) capability. Northrop Grumman is celebrating 50 years of IRCM programmes and 15 years of DIRCM programmes in strategic partnership with SELEX Galileo. The company's Rotorcraft Avionics Innovation Laboratory (RAIL) capabilities will also be discussed, in addition to eCORE (Enhanced C4ISR Operationally Responsive Enterprise), which uses commercial standards-based technologies to enable rapid mission integration, deployment, support, training and maintenance.
Full details of these media events and all briefings can be found on the company's online media kit at http://www.northropgrumman.com/Paris. 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 also be summarized by Northrop Grumman personnel in a Web journal called "Par Avion."
Date Topic Mon. RQ-4 / Global Hawk - Overview, Programme Status Update June 20 and Recent Achievements 10 a.m. Mon. Euro Hawk(R) - Overview and Programme Status Update June 20 10:40 a.m. Mon. BAMS - Broad Area Maritime Surveillance - Overview and June 20 Programme Status Update of the U.S. Navy's BAMS 11:20 a.m. Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Mon. RAIL - Rotorcraft Avionics Innovation Laboratory June 20 capabilities - Overview and Programme Status Update 1 p.m. Tues. eCORE - (Enhanced C4ISR Operationally Responsive June 21 Enterprise) using commercial standards-based 10 a.m. technologies, eCORE enables rapid mission integration, deployment, support, training and maintenance - Overview and Programme Status Update Tue. Multi-Mission Situational Awareness & Targeting June 21 Capabilities for Challenging Environments - Briefing 11 a.m. highlights the capacity of Northrop Grumman to provide solutions to meet multi-mission requirements for a variety of security challenges Tue. MQ-8B Fire Scout & Fire X - Overview and Programme June 21 Status Update 1 p.m. Tue. E-2D Advanced Hawkeye -featuring a two-generation leap June 21 in state-of-the-art radar capability and upgraded 2 p.m. aircraft systems, providing broad area coverage and expanded-range capabilities -Overview and Programme Status Update Wed. International Directional Infrared Countermeasures June 22 (DIRCM) - Overview, Programme Status Update and 10 a.m. upcoming programme announcements Wed. LEMV - Lighter-than-Airand Heavy Lift Capability - June 22 Overview and Programme Status Update 11 a.m. Wed. Northrop Grumman/SELEX Galileo MOU Signing - Northrop June 22 Grumman is celebrating 50 years of IRCM programmes and 2 p.m. 15 years of DIRCM programmes in partnership with SELEX Galileo. At this briefing the companies will discuss LOCATION: jointly pursuing the international DIRCM market Finmeccanica Stand
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