SEOUL (STL.News) Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will showcase an array of next-generation global security capabilities at the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition (ADEX) Oct. 15-20. The company will feature advanced technologies in autonomous systems, aircraft modernization, multi-generation warfighting, C4ISR and space logistics.
“Northrop Grumman has been delivering innovative products and services to support the security needs of South Korea for decades,” said Dong Ha, chief executive, Northrop Grumman South Korea. “We remain committed to our long-standing partnership with the Republic of Korea and are excited to demonstrate our capabilities to attendees at Seoul ADEX this year.”
The company’s booth (A51) will feature next-generation autonomous systems to include Global Hawk, Fire Scout and the optionally-piloted Firebird. Providing advanced C4ISR capability, battlefield awareness and situational understanding, Northrop Grumman’s autonomous systems can help to advance South Korea’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities while protecting regional interests and national security.
Northrop Grumman’s Global Hawk autonomous high altitude long endurance system supports ISR and humanitarian operations around the globe. The MQ-8C Fire Scout is the U.S. Navy’s next generation autonomous helicopter providing enhanced maritime surveillance and persistent targeting capabilities. The company’s optionally-piloted Firebird product line delivers unprecedented multi-mission flexibility to meet critical ISR mission needs.
Northrop Grumman will showcase space-based technologies to include the Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV), the first spacecraft of its kind designed for satellite servicing and space logistics to extend the life of a satellite. MEV-1 recently launched on October 9 and will dock with an Intelsat satellite early next year. The company will also demonstrate its air combat and protection capabilities, to include its Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) and ShotFinder technologies to warn off hostile small arms fire.
Northrop Grumman’s logistics sustainment and modernization solutions improve lifecycle affordability and have the potential to increase mission readiness for the Republic of Korea. Northrop Grumman is the premiere digital cockpit supplier and integrator for UH-60V upgrade programs, which extend life and mission capabilities.