PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 12, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) held a shipbuilding supplier event here today to discuss the value of shipbuilding to the region, the current status of the shipbuilding industrial base, and some of the challenges ahead. Northrop Grumman corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Mike Petters addressed a gathering of over 100 people, representing many of the nearly 400 shipbuilding suppliers from the Mid-Atlantic region, including from eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, Delaware and northern Maryland. He discussed the importance of the naval shipbuilding supplier base, the future of shipbuilding and the implications of the U.S. Navy's 30-year shipbuilding plan. This was the second of several planned supplier meetings to be held across the country in the coming months.
Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding President Mike Petters Discusses The Importance Of The Naval Shipbuilding Industrial Base At Mid-Atlantic Supplier Event
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