ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will highlight its training and simulation capabilities at the Interservice/Industry Training Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in Orlando.

The exposition is being held this week, Dec. 6-9, at the Orange County Convention Center. Northrop Grumman is located at booth number 726.

Northrop Grumman's booth theme, "Transforming the Landscape of Training and Simulation," reflects the company's leading-edge technologies, products and services for the training and simulation market. Information about Northrop Grumman's offerings is available at the exhibit. Highlights include:

Virtual Integrated System of Systems Tool for Analysis -- Provides a modeling and simulation system for homeland security and defense planning, training, exercise and crisis management integrated around a geospatial visualization environment;

Embedded Force XXI Battle Command Brigade-and-Below Training -- Demonstration of simulation-based tactical scenarios and embedded computer-based training;

Training Integration Management System -- Manages all aspects of a flight-training program from schedules and grade books, to takeoff times and status updates;

Simulation Integration/Interoperation Infrastructure -- Enables modeling and simulation of transformational defense initiatives through a comprehensive source of measurable, repeatable and actionable information systems as they evolve from concept to full operation;

Real-Time Data Translator -- Translates data from one communications system to another;

Visualized Stealth Viewing -- Demonstration of an aircraft simulator combat engagement;

Performance Support Solutions -- Performance support products and systems include embedded and Web-based training, help systems, personal digital assistant-based training, and a learning management system;

Air Force Knowledge Now -- Transformation organization specializing in high-technology solutions and services to Air Force organizations;

Distributed Mission Training System -- Links more than 50 air bases worldwide across a secure, fielded network to enable pilots and aircrews to train in an interactive environment;

Real-Time Infrared/Electro Optic Scene Simulator -- Demonstration of this simulator running on the latest commercial-off-the-shelf graphics hardware;

Mobile Reprogrammable Emitter Simulator -- Supports electronic warfare system testing and aircrew combat training with the ability to simulate known threats, which can be rapidly reprogrammed;

Northrop Grumman will also present the following papers at I/ITSEC:

  Information Assurance: Forethought Versus Afterthought
 Richard Peters, Christian Schleipfer, Northrop Grumman
 Tuesday, Dec. 7, 1:30 - 3 p.m., Session P-1, Room 231 A-C:

 Global Treatment Protocol Course for Emergency Medicine: Making it
 Happen
 Roni Wilson-Vinson, Northrop Grumman; Roberta Gearhardt, JXT
 Applications, Inc.; Barbara Sorensen, Air Force Research Laboratory
 Wednesday, Dec. 8, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., Session E-5, Room 224G-H.

 Rethinking the Collective Task Analysis Process to Support Future
 Combat System Embedded Training
 Mike Flynn, Northrop Grumman; David Olsen, Ed Kersey,
 Dynamics Research Corporation; Jim Mowery, Computer Sciences 
 Corporation; Bob White, Science International Corporation; 
 Chris Graves, Human Resources Research Organization
 Thursday, Dec. 9, 8:30 - 10 a.m., Session T-8, Room 224 C-D.
 

Visit the Northrop Grumman exhibit at booth 726 for more information on the company's training and simulation solutions.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global defense company headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. Northrop Grumman provides technologically advanced, innovative products, services and solutions in systems integration, defense electronics, information technology, advanced aircraft, shipbuilding and space technology. With more than 125,000 employees, and operations in all 50 states and 25 countries, Northrop Grumman serves U.S. and international military, government and commercial customers.

  CONTACT:  Christy Whitman
          Northrop Grumman Information Technology
          (571) 213-5302