LINTHICUM, Md. – June 14, 2018 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), the lead sponsor for the 2018 Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore, will participate in a press conference previewing the show’s festivities, June 19, 11 a.m., at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater, Baltimore.

The range of events and activities available to visitors will be previewed at the first press conference for the event. Todd Leavitt, vice president, maritime systems, Northrop Grumman, will be a speaker at the press conference.

“Northrop Grumman is an integral part of the Baltimore and greater Maryland community and we are honored to participate again in this year’s Fleet Week and Air Show,” Leavitt said. “Our products enable the brave men and women of the United States armed forces to accomplish their missions, defend the nation and come home safely. That’s why we believe it is so important to support wonderful events like the Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore.”

Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore takes place Oct. 3-9, and is organized by the Historic Ships in Baltimore organization in close partnership with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, Maryland Department of Commerce, Maryland Office of Tourism Development and Baltimore City. The festivities, which honor the rich maritime history and traditions of the Chesapeake Bay area, drew more than 300,000 visitors to Baltimore in 2016.

“As Maryland’s largest aerospace and defense employer, we love inspiring future servicemembers, engineers and innovators,” said Jeff Palombo, sector vice president, business development, Northrop Grumman. “Fleet Week is a perfect opportunity to honor our nation’s military and unlock the imagination of our local families and friends, while paying homage to the state’s deep cultural and historical maritime connections."

Northrop Grumman has more than 40 facilities across Maryland and employs more than 11,000 people in the state with major sites in Linthicum, Annapolis Junction, Annapolis, Fort Meade, Patuxent River (Hollywood), Sykesville, Woodlawn, Lanham, Landover and Middle River. Northrop Grumman also does business with more than 1,000 suppliers in Maryland.

Press Conference Details:

What:                          Preview of the 2018 Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore

When:                         June 19, 2018, 11 a.m. - 12

Where:                       Inner Harbor Amphitheater, 201 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

                                    [Backup Indoor Venue: Baltimore Visitor Center, 401 Light St., Baltimore, Maryland 21202]

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Northrop Grumman to Participate in Preview Next Week of Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore 2018
Pictured: Fleet Week 2016. Northrop Grumman, Historic Ships in Baltimore, and partners the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, Maryland Department of Commerce, and Baltimore City will welcome vessels from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Navy, British Royal Navy, and other historic ships to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in October for Maryland Fleet Week 2018. Photo Credit: Northrop Grumman Corporation