MEDIA ADVISORY, Sept. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) --

Editor's Note: This advisory includes updated information from the advisory issued Aug. 31.

Northrop Grumman Corporation will conduct a series of media briefings on major U.S. Air Force programs during the Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition, presented by the Air Force Association. Please note a schedule change for the KC-135 Tanker Replacement Program briefing, which will now take place Monday at 3:30 p.m.

  When:        Monday through Wednesday, Sept. 12-14, 2005

 Where:       Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
              2660 Woodley Park Road, NW, Washington, D.C.
              (Metro Red Line -- Woodley Park station)

 RSVP:        Please contact media representatives listed below 
              for each briefing

 Note:        The Northrop Grumman exhibit, "Beyond the Network," will 
              be located in Hall C, Booth 3709. Directions to the 
              Northrop Grumman Business Suite, site of most media 
              briefings, will be available at the exhibit booth and 
              through signage in the hotel.


 Monday Sept. 12
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 Briefing Topic              Time      Location        Contact
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 B-2 Upgrade Status --       9 a.m.    Northrop        Jim Hart
 Radar Modernization                   Grumman         (310) 466-5509
 -- Gene Fraser, vice                  Business Suite  (before 9/12)
    president, Long Range 
    Strike                                             Louise Muniak 
 An update on ongoing                                  (703) 898-5353
 efforts to improve the                                (during AFA) 
 B-2's communications,                                              
 radar and weapons 
 capabilities, which are 
 enhancing the aircraft's 
 ability to respond to 
 emerging worldwide 
 threats.                                                    
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 Theodore Von Karman        11:30 a.m. Northrop        Jim Stratford
 Reception                             Grumman         (321) 960-8497
 -- Dave Nagy, vice                    Exhibit Booth,
    president, Joint STARS             Hall C Number                 
 The company recognizes                3709       
 U.S. Air Force officers 
 instrumental in successful
 use of AMSTE technology in
 Pacific Air Force's 
 Resultant Fury exercise.  
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 Monday, Sept. 12 (Cont'd)
 Briefing Topic              Time      Location        Contact
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 Viper Strike                1 p.m.    Northrop        Marc Abshire
 -- Scott Porter, director             Grumman         (410) 227-4646
    of Business                        Business Suite
    Development, Aerospace
    Systems
 Northrop Grumman will 
 discuss the capabilities 
 of this unique, 
 lightweight glide weapon, 
 which continues to evolve 
 as a munition on an 
 ever-wider range of 
 aircraft. Viper Strike 
 provides the precision 
 and flexibility to engage 
 emerging target sets in 
 environments that require 
 low collateral damage.
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 KC-135 Tanker Replacement   3:30 p.m. Balcony B       Wendell Bugg
 Program                                               (310) 418-9215
 -- Mary Dandridge,                                        
    executive vice                                     Jim Stratford
    president, Northrop                                (321) 960-8497
    Grumman Integrated
    Systems  
 -- John Brooks, sector                                         
    vice president, Air                                            
    Force Programs, 
    Northrop Grumman
    Integrated Systems 
 Northrop Grumman will 
 compete as the prime 
 contractor for the U.S. 
 Air Force's next  
 generation air refueling 
 tanker. This briefing will 
 introduce the KC-30, 
 which will be tailored 
 to meet Air Force 
 requirements and provide 
 a robust mission enabling 
 capability.
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 Tuesday, Sept. 13
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 Briefing Topic              Time      Location        Contact
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 Global Hawk Update         11:30 a.m. Northrop        Revelle 
 -- Ed Walby, director,                Grumman         Anderson
    Business Development,              Business Suite  (858) 205-7694
    HALE Systems
 An update on how Global 
 Hawk is meeting the demand 
 for transformational 
 capabilities, including a 
 status on the RQ-4B 
 Global Hawk program and 
 the release of new EO/IR 
 imagery.
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 Cyber Warfare Integrated    2:30 p.m. CWIN Display,   Jim Stratford
 Network Media Demo                    Northrop        (321) 960-8497
 -- Chris Frangos,                     Grumman 
    director, CWI --                   Exhibit Booth,            
    Systems Engineering                Hall C Number 
    Integration Team                   3709
 -- Ed Walby, director, 
    Business Development, 
    HALE Systems
 Northrop Grumman will 
 demonstrate real-time 
 integration of resources
 needed to conduct 
 operations using a 
 distributive interactive 
 network with live 
 connections to nodes 
 throughout the United 
 States.
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