Northrop Grumman to Host Industry Day in Support of Its Air and Missile Defense Radar Program Offering

Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:59am EST

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LINTHICUM, Md., Jan. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) is
seeking innovative U.S.-based defense electronics suppliers interested in supporting its open
architecture for the U.S. Navy's Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) program.

Gloria Flach, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman's Electronic Systems
sector, will host an AMDR Industry Day on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the company's Electronic Systems
sector headquarters in Linthicum, Md., with separate half-day sessions at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. that
are open to all qualified U.S. companies.

AMDR represents the Navy's next-generation shipboard radar system designed to provide ballistic
missile defense, air defense and surface warfare capabilities. Northrop Grumman is competing for
the AMDR program.

"Our AMDR offering features a modular, open and scalable architecture with an open business model
intended to increase innovation and affordability through broader industry participation,
resulting in lower total ownership costs for the Navy," said Flach. "We are offering opportunities
to industry to compete for both the hardware and software components of our AMDR solution."

A world leader in Active Electronically Scanned Array radar systems, Northrop Grumman is
leveraging its large S-band radar experience and expertise with its offering for the AMDR program.

For more information or to register for this opportunity, visit the Northrop Grumman AMDR Industry
Day website at
 or email Daniel McClure, AMDR supply chain program manager, at

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and
solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government
and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit
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