COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 24, 2008 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will highlight its homeland security and defense capabilities at the National Homeland Defense Foundation Symposium VI, October 28-30, at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.

"At Northrop Grumman, our goal is to provide innovative, homeland security solutions that ensure the fastest and most effective response to our nation's security needs," said Jerry Buckwalter, Northrop Grumman's vice president of homeland security. "Our mission-focused approach and systems integration expertise allows us to provide fully integrated solutions, enabling military, federal civilian, state and local agencies to work with complete information."

At booth 38 in the conference exhibit hall, Northrop Grumman will display multiple homeland security and defense planning solutions that will be integrated together into scenario-based demonstrations. These solutions include:

  * Agile Situational Awareness: A 3-D common operational picture
   lightweight client that combines multiple capabilities and is
   designed for greater efficiency and mission effectiveness.
 * ANDROS Hazardous-Duty Robot: An unmanned ground vehicle relied
   upon for safe, successful outcomes to challenging missions and
   hazardous-duty operations.
 * Argus: An airborne platform featuring high definition, full
   motion video sensors and an Advanced Information Management
   System integrated with a robust communications suite.
 * Critical Incident Response System (CIRS): A new system that
   allows incident commanders to quickly and intuitively plan,
   engage, manage and recover from emergency situations and complex
 * Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive (CBRNE)
   Systems: Various systems and integrated solutions to detect,
   identify, warn and report CBRNE threats, providing greater
   situational awareness for responders.
 * Emergency Preparedness Federation: A modeling, simulation,
   visualization and analysis tool to provide homeland security
   decision makers and trainers with low-overhead solutions for
   planning; course of action analysis; recovery operations; and
   exercise/training preparation, development and execution.
 * Global Disease Surveillance Platform (GDSP(tm)): An innovative
   platform that facilitates rapid communication across national and
   global organizations by providing responding organizations with
   timely access to critical information.
 * Harbor Coastal Security (HCS): HCS has been tailored for several
   international customers to meet specific homeland security
   missions and provides a way to observe, identify or intercept
   suspicious vessels or cargoes by facilitating continuous
   surveillance capabilities for all maritime activities.
 * Interim Gateway: A forward-deployed airborne communications relay
   and network-centric enterprise information server that allows
   real-time information exchanges among many different
   communications systems.
 * Mobile Cyber Warfare Integration Network (CWIN): A deployable
   CWIN node that provides standalone capabilities as well as reach
   back to the CWIN network.
 * Training and Exercise Support: A complete range of homeland
   security/homeland defense-related training, exercise and
   technology support solutions to address current and future needs.

Northrop Grumman is a leading provider of technology solutions for homeland security critical areas: detection, prevention, preparation, response and recovery. Northrop Grumman's core competencies span a wide array of technologies, systems and services across major domains of national security, such as command and control centers, cyber-security, data management; sensors and intelligence systems.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global defense and technology company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.

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