Photo Release - Northrop Grumman Unveils MAV-L Ground Mobility Vehicle for U.S. Special Forces Competition

  Photo Release - Northrop Grumman Unveils MAV-L Ground Mobility Vehicle for
                       U.S. Special Forces Competition

PR Newswire

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 22, 2012

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation
(NYSE: NOC) unveiled its offering for the U.S. Special Forces Command Ground
Mobility Vehicle 1.1 competition today at the Association of the United States
Army conference in Washington, D.C. The Northrop Grumman vehicle is known as
the Medium Assault Vehicle – Light (MAV-L).

A picture of the vehicle can be found here:

Northrop Grumman teamed with BAE Systems and Pratt & Miller Engineering for
the GMV 1.1 pursuit. The MAV-L is modular, transports up to seven operators,
and is air transportable in a MH/CH-47 Chinook helicopter. The vehicle is
built specifically for the special operations forces and is designed to
function worldwide on any battlefield.

"Our clean-sheet approach and purpose-built solution applies innovation from
across our industry team. We deliver an affordable solution that meets the
warfighter's mission requirements and a great new capability," said Tom Vice,
corporate vice president and president, Northrop Grumman Technical Services.
"We're fully committed to providing the Special Operations Command with the
most modular and agile vehicle capable of top performance in any operational

BAE Systems is a leader in vehicle design, manufacturing and through-life
support of military wheeled vehicles and their associated systems. The
company's Sealy, Texas, facility has served as the manufacturing site for tens
of thousands of tactical vehicle programs and many survivability and mobility
upgrades to various tactical platforms.

Pratt & Miller Engineering is a respected industry leader in the defense,
automotive, motorsports and powersports industries. Their work provides
clients with innovative, high-performance engineering and manufacturing

"The capabilities of our partners combined with Northrop Grumman's decades of
experience integrating C4ISR systems into land forces sustainment and military
platforms, ensure that our customers receive a vehicle as capable and flexible
as their mission requirements," said Frank Sturek, deputy director of land
forces sustainment and MAV-L program manager, Northrop Grumman.

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.
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SOURCE Northrop Grumman Corporation

Contact: Bryce McDevitt, +1-703-713-4584,; or Leah
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