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Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Appoints Retired Army Lieutenant General Kevin T. Campbell as Vice President and Corporate Lead Executive for Huntsville, Ala.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 5, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today that it has appointed retired Army Lieutenant General Kevin T. Campbell, vice president and corporate lead executive (CLE) for company business in Huntsville, Ala. Campbell reports to John R. Landon, vice president of missile technology and space programs.

A photo accompanying this release is available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=10760

"I am very pleased to welcome Kevin Campbell as our new lead executive in Huntsville," said Landon. "His broad military leadership, especially in the areas of missile defense, space and cyber defense, will serve him well in his new position. We look forward to his contributions to our company and its shareholders, customers and employees."

In his new role, Campbell is Northrop Grumman's senior executive for the Huntsville region, representing all sectors and all business activities. He will maintain direct liaison with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency; U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command; U.S. Army Materiel Command; U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command; and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Campbell is the primary company interface with customers and peer industry partners and business leaders in the region. In addition, he represents Northrop Grumman in the Huntsville community and works with other community leaders in support of economic development activities and local community service and philanthropic activities.

Campbell joins Northrop Grumman after retiring from a distinguished 37-year career with the U.S. Army, having most recently served as Commanding General, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/U.S. Army Forces Strategic Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Prior to that, he served as Chief of Staff, U.S. Strategic Command, at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., one of numerous joint leadership assignments throughout his career.

Campbell earned a bachelor's degree in geography from Worchester State College, Mass.; a Master of Education degree in personnel management and administration from the University of New Hampshire and a master's degree in strategic studies from the Naval War College.

He has earned a number of U.S. military decorations, including the Defense Superior Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster); the Legion of Merit (with two Oak Leaf Clusters) and the Bronze Star Medal.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

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Northrop Grumman appoints Army Lieutenant General Kevin T. Campbell, vice president and corporate lead executive for company business in Huntsville, Ala.