July 29, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
|What:||Northrop Grumman media briefings|
|When:||Aug. 13-14 (See specific times and contacts in table below.)|
|Where :||Salon F at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.|
|AUVSI Media Briefings|
|Tuesday, Aug. 13|
|MQ-4C Triton unmanned air system (UAS)||Development update on aircraft and sensor flight tests||
Capt. James Hoke,
Triton UAS program manager,
Triton UAS program manager,
|X-47B Unmanned Combat Aircraft System (UCAS)||In-depth presentation on history making achievements of the first tailless, fighter-sized aircraft to take off and land on an aircraft carrier||
Capt. Jamie Engdahl,
X-47B UCAS program manager,
deputy program manager, X-47B UCAS,
|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,
|SandShark remotely piloted aircraft system trainer||Program update on training system||
New UAS programs manager and SandShark lead,
|Innovation Challenge||Briefing by AUVSI's Innovation Challenge student competition winners from the United Arab Emirates||To Be Announced||2-3 p.m.||
|Common Mission Management System (CMMS)||Company's solution for common mission control of unmanned systems||
|Wednesday, Aug. 14|
|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.||
|Remotec||Update and demo on Andros Titus, open architecture and now in production||
president, Northrop Grumman Remotec
|1 – 2 p.m.||