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 events. * 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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