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Northrop Grumman Awarded Southwest Asia Support Services Contract

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) was awarded a contract under the Communications/Electronics Command (CECOM) Rapid Response (CR2) program to provide support services at multiple locations in Southwest Asia.

The Support Services at U.S. Air Forces Central (USAFCENT) Installations task order is valued at almost $37 million over one base year and one option year. Northrop Grumman's Technical Services sector has managed the program since Sept. 2004.

"We are prepared to continue to provide our Air Force customer the superior performance they have come to expect from us on this program," said Bob Hill, Northrop Grumman support services program manager. "We believe in the 'right-person, right-job' concept to ensure mission success in critical areas including resource protection, information security, and security plans and programs. Embedded with our customer on location, we directly support our nation's warfighters at these remote overseas locations."

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global defense 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.

CONTACT:  Leah Smith
          Northrop Grumman Technical Services
          (703) 713-4616
          leah.smith@ngc.com

          David Apt
          Northrop Grumman Technical Services
          (703) 713-4490          
          david.apt@ngc.com