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Northrop Grumman to Host Global Logistics Media Briefing

Companies mentioned in this article: Northrop Grumman Corporation

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) logistics experts will discuss how their programs support Australia and the entire Pacific Rim, the U.S. Army and unmanned systems in a briefing that will also review the global marketplace and the need for more affordability.

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 is in its research, development and production. The robust global logistics marketplace provides tremendous opportunities to companies to deliver differentiated value and top performance for their customers.

    What:                      Northrop Grumman Media Briefing:
                               Emerging Opportunities in  Global

                               Media will hear from Northrop
                               Grumman executives about the
                               state of global logistics in the
                               aerospace and defense industry,
                               and the value of applying
                               innovation to the total lifecycle
                               of systems for military and other
                               government customers.

                               The briefing will detail how
                               Northrop Grumman is leveraging
                               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:                     May 28, 2014

                              10 a.m.

    Where:                     National Press Club, Holeman

                               529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC

    Speakers:                  John Patrick (J.P.) Batache,
                               director, information technology,
                               Global Logistics and Operational
                               Support, Enterprise Shared

                              Topic: "Support Anywhere"

                               Steve Hogan, sector vice president
                               and general manager, Integrated
                               Logistics and Modernization
                               Division, Technical Services

                               Topic: Acquisition of Integrated
                               Defence Services as a Regional MRO
                               in the Pacific Rim Provides Growth

                               Joe G. Taylor, Jr., vice
                               president, Combat and Mission
                               Systems, Defense Systems
                               Division, Information Systems

                               Topic: Global Combat Support
                               System-Army program status

                               Jim Zortman, sector vice
                               president, Global Logistics and
                               Operational Support, Aerospace

                               Topic: Global Hawk, Hunter and
                               Fire Scout Worldwide Deployed

    RSVP:                      Dianne Baumert-Moyik, director,
                               Strategic Communications

                               Office 703-713-4031, Mobile


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