BUFFALO, N.Y. – Aug. 20, 2012 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) recently held its sixth annual meeting for international users of its Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator (CEESIM) systems. The meeting is aimed at keeping users updated on system developments while providing a forum to collaboratively identify potential opportunities for improving system performance, product support and customer service.

Military and civilian personnel from the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Norway and New Zealand attended the meeting, which was held in Munich, Germany, on June 18-19. They were joined by a team of specialists in all aspects of CEESIM engineering and support from Northrop Grumman.

The agenda included electronics warfare (EW)-related presentations from both military and industrial user perspectives, including a demonstration of the company's Environment Generation and Analysis software, a new graphical user interface and other new product developments.

"This meeting is an excellent opportunity for us to come together as an international user community to discuss the latest capabilities of the systems and to understand user requirements so that we can continually improve quality," said Joe Downie, site director of Northrop Grumman Amherst Systems.

The Northrop Grumman CEESIM system is an industry-leading, advanced technology simulator that generates complex dynamic electromagnetic environments to simulate true-to-war conditions. This enables military specialists to test and evaluate the performance of advanced EW systems such as radar warning receivers, electronic countermeasures and signals intelligence systems.

Northrop Grumman's CEESIM is currently used to support a variety of international airborne, naval, missile and ground-based sensors/platforms including the Typhoon, Tornado, EuroHawk, F-35, NH-90, Tiger and A400M.

"Aircraft defensive aid systems are a vital part of the modern battlefield environment, and Northrop Grumman is proud to be a trusted partner to so many organizations in this critical defense and security segment," said Downie.

Northrop Grumman Amherst Systems produces deployable radio frequency (RF) and infrared (IR) simulators for use on test and training ranges at military installations worldwide. The company's RF and IR simulators test the world's most advanced EW warning systems, IR/ultraviolet missile approach sensors and radar-warning receivers and jamming systems. These simulators are in use internationally, not only in Germany, the United Kingdom, Norway, Italy and New Zealand, but also in several other European, Middle East and Far East countries.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

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