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Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems Wins Major Air Traffic Control Communications Contract in Canada

LONDON - Sept. 16, 2008 - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced that its Europe-based subsidiary, Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by NAV CANADA, Canada's civil air navigation services provider, for the supply of VHF radios as part of an extensive $50 million replacement programme throughout Canada.

"Being selected by NAV CANADA for this project represents a strong endorsement of our company and the T6 multi-mode digital radio," said Charles Houseago, UK managing director for Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems. "We are very pleased to be able to provide this critical technology for such a large and important segment of the world's airspace. We are proud of the relationship we have built as a supplier to NAV CANADA and are looking forward to working with them in the years to come."

The project will see NAV CANADA replace all ground-to-air VHF radio equipment throughout 320 sites across Canada. More than 2,000 pairs of radios in total will be replaced with the latest modern technology by Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems. The new PAE T6 multi-mode digital radios will improve ground-to-air communications throughout Canada, introducing higher power capabilities and advanced remote maintenance monitoring. A total of 250 pairs of radios will be delivered to NAV CANADA in 2008.

"It goes without saying that voice communications is a key element in the safe and efficient movement of aircraft. Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems will provide advanced PAE radios to help NAV CANADA air traffic controllers move aircraft with the knowledge that they are making use of reliable, state-of-the-art voice communications equipment," said John Crichton, NAV CANADA president and chief executive officer.

Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems is a long-standing supplier to NAV CANADA. The company is providing the NOVA 9000 A-SMGCS for NAV CANADA at nine of the country's busiest airports and is currently in the final stages of delivery of 40 NORMARC 7000 Instrument Landing Systems, which are also being deployed at airports across Canada as part of the extensive network of NAV CANADA electronic navigational aides.

Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, based in Peterborough, UK, and Oslo and Horten, Norway, supplies communication, navigation and surveillance systems for air-space operations worldwide.

In Europe, Northrop Grumman operates from locations in France, Germany, Italy and Norway, providing navigation, air traffic control and postal automation systems. In the UK, Northrop Grumman operates from primary locations in London, Fareham, Chester, Coventry, New Malden, Peterborough, RAF Waddington and Solihull and provides avionics, communications, electronic warfare systems, marine navigation systems, robotics, aircraft whole life support, C4I solutions and mission planning, IT systems and software development.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global defence and technology company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.

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