DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will highlight a range of its global defence and security solutions, including airborne early warning and control systems (AEW&C), fire control radars, integrated air and missile defense and legacy aircraft sustainment at the Dubai Airshow 2015.
The foremost aerospace event in the Gulf Region, the Airshow will take place at the Dubai World Center, Nov. 8-12. Northrop Grumman will be exhibiting at booth #1336 with the company's chalets located at A34 and A35.
"Northrop Grumman is proud to be a trusted partner for national security capabilities to the United Arab Emirates," said Douglas Raaberg, chief executive, Northrop Grumman United Arab Emirates. "Together with our partners we ensure the security of the nation by offering a range of capabilities and technologies in defence and security."
Northrop Grumman is a key subcontractor for the UAE Air Force F-16 and prime contractor for the Air Operations Center. Additionally, the company is the prime contractor offering the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye and advanced capabilities in maritime and border security. The company maintains a network of offices and local businesses serving customers in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions.
Northrop Grumman's exhibit will highlight global security capabilities and programs, including its expertise in AEW&C, rotary wing cockpit upgrades and fire control radars. The exhibit will also highlight a new center wing box solution for legacy C-130 aircraft, leveraging the company's global expertise in aircraft sustainment and modernization.
Northrop Grumman remains committed to growing the region's leaders of tomorrow through science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs. Innovation Challenge, an unmanned aircraft competition bringing together Northrop Grumman engineers, students from the Higher Colleges of Technology and UAE industry, is the company's flagship program in the region.
"Northrop Grumman is committed to strengthening science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and to encourage student interest in STEM-related programs and careers in international locations where we operate around the world," said Raaberg. "We are proud to sponsor this challenging competition that encourages innovation among students in the UAE as they learn to design, build and fly unmanned aerial vehicle models."
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.
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