BALTIMORE, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) employee Craig Lee has received the 2013 Joseph W. Kearney Pioneer Award from the Association of Old Crows (AOC).
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Lee, an electronic warfare systems architect, received the award in recognition of his notable pioneering activities in, and long service to, the discipline of electronic warfare. Lee accepted the award during the recent AOC Foundation Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony at the 50th Annual AOC International Symposium and Convention.
"Craig exemplifies the attributes of this award and is well-deserving of the recognition," said Janine Nyre, vice president of radio frequency combat information systems at Northrop Grumman. "He is well-respected within Northrop Grumman and the customer community and has a reputation for delivering results that exceed expectations."
Lee has been a lead systems engineer/architect for more than 25 years and has made significant contributions to the electronic warfare community. He served as the technical lead on a number of significant programs, including the AN/ALQ-218 for the EA-18G Growler, which resulted in a newly developed digital receiver and enhanced capabilities that greatly improved the U.S. Navy's electronic attack effectiveness. He has also served as the lead in interferometry receiver technology that has played a key role in dramatically improving the geolocation capabilities of a variety of products.
The AOC is a not-for-profit international professional association with more than 13,500 members and more than 180 organizations engaged in the science and practice of electronic warfare, information operations and related disciplines. AOC promotes the exchange of new ideas and information and the dissemination of new research and knowledge in the fields of electronic warfare and information operations.
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