Northrop Grumman to Host Global Logistics Media Briefing

May 23, 2014, 13:00 ET from Northrop Grumman Corporation

WASHINGTON, May 23, 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.


Northrop Grumman Media Briefing: Emerging Opportunities in  Global Logistics.

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.


May 28, 2014

10 a.m.


National Press Club, Holeman Lounge

529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20045


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

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 Opportunity

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 Systems

Topic: Global Hawk, Hunter and Fire Scout Worldwide Deployed Operations


Dianne Baumert-Moyik, director, Strategic Communications

Office 703-713-4031, Mobile 516-754-2645

Social Media: Follow live tweets from the event at @northropgrumman, #Logistics


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SOURCE Northrop Grumman Corporation