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Northrop Grumman Awarded U.S. Army's Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Contract

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 18, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Army awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide simulation and training products to U.S. and coalition forces.

The Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Omnibus Contract II (STOC II) is a multiple-award contract with a ceiling value of $17.5 billion over 10 years.

"Northrop Grumman is known for quality, innovation and the ability to adapt quickly to our customer needs," said Jim King Northrop Grumman Technical Services sector's program manager for the contract. "With our extensive technology skill set and experience, we can provide U.S. military forces with high-quality training products, support and services."

"We are proven performer who delivers world-class training products and services and stand ready to support the U.S. Army and their allies with their challenging worldwide missions," said Mike Roberts, vice president and general manager of Northrop Grumman Technical Services' Training and Simulation Group. "We will work shoulder-to-shoulder with the Army and coalition forces to provide them with the most realistic and demanding training possible."

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.

CONTACT:  Jeff Lacap
          Northrop Grumman Technical Services
          (703)713-4488
          jeff.lacap@ngc.com

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