FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 5, 2013 -- Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) will host a series of media briefings Aug. 13-14 on the company's leading unmanned systems technologies during the world's largest unmanned systems and robotics exhibition in Washington, D.C.

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Unmanned Systems 2013 exhibition and symposium takes place Aug. 12-15 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Northrop Grumman is displaying a number of unmanned systems and supporting equipment at booth 1823 in the main exhibit hall.

Information about the company's presence at AUVSI can be found at www.northropgrumman.com/auvsi .

A series of videos focusing on Northrop Grumman's expertise in unmanned systems will air on the company's Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages during the event. Announcements on the release of these videos and other information from the company can be seen by searching for the #NorthropGrumman hashtag on Twitter.

Live online streaming of the media briefings will also be available to reporters who cannot attend. To obtain instructions on how to view these briefings, send your name and media organization to Warren Comer at warren.comer@ngc.com .

What :            Northrop Grumman media briefings

When: Aug. 13-14 (See specific times and contacts in table below.)

Where: Salon F, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

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AUVSI Media Briefings
Tuesday, Aug. 13
Program News Executive Time RSVP
MQ-4C Triton unmanned air system (UAS)




Development update on aircraft and sensor flight tests





Capt. James Hoke,
Triton UAS program manager,
U.S. Navy

Mike Mackey,
Triton UAS program manager,
Northrop Grumman
10-11 a.m.




Warren Comer
warren.comer@ngc.com
858-618-7788



UPDATED: MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned helicopter
Program update on development of next-generation Fire Scout and operational deployment with current system
Capt. Patrick Smith,
Fire Scout program manager,
U.S. Navy
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Warren Comer
warren.comer@ngc.com
858-618-7788
Lunch

Media are invited to join Northrop Grumman officials for lunch and general discussions about the company's unmanned systems technologies 12-1 p.m.
Warren Comer
warren.comer@ngc.com
858-618-7788
SandShark remotely piloted aircraft system trainer

Program update on training system


Karl Purdy,
New UAS programs manager and SandShark lead,
Northrop Grumman
1-2 p.m.


Leah Smith
leah.smith@ngc.com
703-713-4616
UAE Innovation Challenge


Overview of 2013 Innovation Challenge and presentation by student competition winners from the United Arab Emirates

Dave Perry
vice president, chief global business development officer, Northrop Grumman
2-3 p.m.


Kirsti Dunn
kirsti.dunn@ngc.com
240-256-9238
Wednesday, Aug. 14
UPDATED: Common Mission Management System (CMMS)
Company's solution for common mission control of unmanned systems
Mike Leahy,
CMMS director,
Northrop Grumman
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Caitlin O'Connor
caitlin.oconnor@ngc.com
858-618-3631
Lunch

Media are invited to join Northrop Grumman officials for lunch and general discussions about the company's unmanned systems technologies 12-1 p.m.
Warren Comer
warren.comer@ngc.com
858-618-7788
Remotec

Update and demo on Andros Titus, open architecture and now in production
Mike Knopp,
president, Northrop Grumman Remotec
1-2 p.m.

Janis Lamar
janis.lamar@ngc.com
703-556-1650