June 24, 2013 -- Northrop Grumman logistics experts will discuss the marketplace and how mission execution, effectiveness and innovation for affordability define the company's performance in this critical area. Today, 70 percent of the cost of a military system is in sustaining and modernizing that product over its entire life cycle while 30 percent of the cost is in its research, development and production.

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What : Northrop Grumman Media Briefing: Innovative Logistics Solutions
Media are invited to hear from Northrop Grumman executives about the state of logistics in the aerospace and defense industry, and the value of applying innovation to the total lifecycle of a variety of systems for military and other government customers.
The briefing will detail how Northrop Grumman leverages its more than 80 years of expertise in logistics to improve mission execution and overall effectiveness for its customers. Company officials will also discuss how innovation meets the demand for greater affordability over the total life cycle of those systems.
When: June 25, 2013
10 a.m.
Where: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge
529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20045
Special Guests: Christopher Jones, corporate vice president and president, Technical Services
Thomas Moore, director, Systems Engineering & Logistics, Electronic Systems
Jim Zortman, sector vice president, Global Logistics and Operational Support, Aerospace Systems
Steve Hogan, sector vice president and general manager, Integrated Logistics and Modernization Division, Technical Services
RSVP: Dianne Baumert-Moyik, director, Strategic Communications
Office 703-713-4031, Mobile 516-754-2645
Leah Smith, manager, Media Relations
Office 703-713-4616, Mobile 571-296-8110