LINTHICUM, Md., Feb. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) recently hosted representatives from nearly 100 U.S.-based defense product and services firms interested in supporting its open systems architecture for the U.S. Navy's Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) program.
While the focal point was the AMDR program, the event also served to encourage dialogue among attendees about how to participate in an open architecture environment on other Defense Department programs at Northrop Grumman. That dialogue came during the main sessions and one-on-one breakout sessions held throughout the day. As part of the focus on innovation and supplier diversity, Northrop Grumman encouraged small and disadvantaged businesses to attend and experienced a strong turnout.A leader in active electronically scanned array radars and air defense systems, Northrop Grumman is leveraging its large S-band radar expertise and integration facilities with its offering for the AMDR program. For more information about Northrop Grumman's AMDR Industry Day, visit www.northropgrumman.com/amdr. Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.
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