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Gen. McCaffrey to Speak at CNTDI on Challenges of Drugs, International Crime and Terrorism

PR Newswire
Sept. 20
Sep 20, 2012


Presentation Sponsored by UTC Aerospace Systems

CHARLOTTE, N.C., SEPT. 20, 2012 - UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announces that Gen. Barry McCaffrey (Ret.) former Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Armed Forces Southern Command and former Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) will speak on behalf of UTC Aerospace Systems at the Counter Narco-Terrorism and Drug Interdiction (CNTDI) conference and exposition, which takes place at the Hilton Downtown Miami Hotel, Miami, Fla. on September 25-26. In the presentation on Tuesday, September 25 at 11:30 a.m. he will discuss "The challenge of drugs, international crime and terrorism, and how the nature of addiction continues to be engaged in the global issues of drug addiction, drug prevention and terrorism."

Technical staff from UTC Aerospace Systems will be available in the exhibit area to discuss technology and systems ranging from tactical stabilized gimbals and short-wave infra-red (SWIR) cameras providing visibility in obscured conditions (such as fog, smoke & haze) for manned or unmanned applications, to turnkey micro-UAV's and wide area motion imagery (WAMI) collection systems.

UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.

United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.


    Contacts: Julie Mears

              Andrew Martin
              704-423-7048               www.utcaerospacesystems.com

/PRNewswire -- Sept. 20, 2012/

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