SEOUL – April 1, 2021 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the Young Falcons of Korea (YFK) will host the ‘Future Aerospace Leaders Club of Nation (FALCON) Course’ for future Korean leaders in the aerospace field.
Sponsored by Northrop Grumman, Republic of Korea (ROK) Air Force, Korea Aerospace Industries and hosted by YFK, the eight-month course is designed to offer career exploration and discover future talents in the aerospace industry. Held from April to November, these future Korean aerospace leaders will experience future science and technology first-hand.
“Northrop Grumman is committed to supporting opportunities for career exploration and experiences for Korean students who dream of a future in STEM fields,” said Dong Ha, chief executive, Northrop Grumman South Korea. “We sponsor this program to provide Korean youth with an opportunity to learn and experience first-hand what a future career in aerospace may entail.”
The course will offer a variety of activities including aerospace experimental classes and career exploration camps to middle school students. The students will have the opportunity to meet with air force pilots, tour aerospace facilities and participate in a variety of aerospace-industry events throughout the duration of the program.
"This program was launched to provide opportunities for students interested in the aerospace field to learn and gain experiences,” said Myung-hee Lee, secretary general of YFK. “We will continue to do our best for the youth who will grow into the next generation of talent along with the domestic aerospace industry that is taking huge strides forward.”
With an office in Seoul for almost 30 years, Northrop Grumman has a long-standing partnership and commitment to South Korea and the ROK’s Ministry of National Defense. In addition to the ‘Future Aerospace Leaders Club of Nation (FALCON) Course,’ the company also participates in annual STEM initiatives for South Korean youth.
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