LONDON, November 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation today welcomed His Royal Highness The Duke of York, the UK's Special Representative for Trade and Investment, to its Fareham facility in the UK where the company highlighted an array of capabilities in command and control systems, advanced information systems and cyber security for UK and international markets. The Duke of York also viewed Northrop Grumman's recently opened cyber test range, the first to be commercially available in the UK.

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Northrop Grumman has a strong presence and a wide range of capabilities in the UK which are well matched to meeting the security and resilience needs in international markets, said Sir Nigel Essenhigh, chairman of Northrop Grumman UK and chief executive of Northrop Grumman Information Systems Europe. Overseas trade is an important component of our UK business and nearly 70 percent of our annual sales are into exports markets around the world.

The visit included demonstrations of Northrop Grumman's civil defence and security export solutions for command and control, situational awareness, border security and coastal surveillance.

Northrop Grumman's Critical Incident Response System (CIRS) was shown together with the large-screen collaborative environment, TouchTable, to demonstrate the ability to integrate a variety of national security applications into a common situational awareness display for use in crisis management operations.

The company's Integrated Tactical Command and Control Services (I-TaCCS) and Integrated Joint Operational Command and Control Services (I-JOCCS) tactical command and control systems were also demonstrated. I-TaCCS, when combined with I-JOCCS, creates an operational and tactical level static and mobile headquarters C4I solution to deliver a command, control, surveillance and intelligence capability. The core software component of I-TaCCS is widely used around the world and is in service in more than 40 countries with 100,000 users.

Northrop Grumman's UK cyber test range will be used for emulating large, complex networks and for conducting cyber experiments and assessments of infrastructure survivability and assurance within a safe and controlled experimental environment to evaluate their resilience to cyber attacks. The UK cyber range has been designed to be federated with other cyber ranges anywhere in the world to create the capability for large-scale experiments to be carried out beyond the scope of a single facility.

Northrop Grumman is an industry leader in all aspects of computer network operations and cyber security and is at the forefront of the challenge to find innovative solutions that can effectively defend networks and offer protection across the entire cyber domain. For more information about Northrop Grumman's capabilities in cyber security, go to

Northrop Grumman has a strong presence in the UK and operates from primary locations in London, Fareham, Chester, Coventry, Hendon, New Malden, Peterborough, RAF Waddington and Solihull.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit for more information.

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CONTACT: Ken Beedle of Northrop Grumman Corporation, +44-(0)-207-747-1910,or +44-(0)-7787-174092,