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Northrop Grumman Updating Employee Work Schedule Information after Hurricane Katrina

Editor's Note: Due the scarcity of landline telephone service and electricity in the area, Northrop Grumman requests that you share the work schedule updates and information hotline number contained in this advisory on your regular broadcasts. Our company and its employees appreciate your assistance in sharing this information. Thank you.

PASCAGOULA, Miss., Aug. 30, 2005 - Northrop Grumman Corporation announces the following work schedule updates for its employees in the Gulf Coast region:

PASCAGOULA / GULFPORT - Both facilities will be closed on Wednesday, Aug. 31. All maintenance, security, test and trials, manufacturing services, resource recovery, yard cleaning, production supervision, ship management and transportation shift employees of the Pascagoula facility should report to work if at all possible. No Gulfport facility employees should report at this time. Personnel should bring their own food and potable water if feasible as shortages currently exist at the facilities. Access to the area may be restricted by regional authorities. Prior to departure, reporting personnel should ascertain whether the facilities will be accessible. An announcement will be made on Wednesday, Aug. 31 with regard to employee work schedules for the remainder of the week after more complete assessments are made of the operational status and material condition of the facilities in Pascagoula and Gulfport.

NEW ORLEANS / TALLULAH - Both facilities will be closed on Wednesday, Aug. 31. All maintenance shift personnel should report to work if at all possible. All reporting personnel should bring their own food and potable water if feasible. Access to the area may be restricted by regional authorities. Prior to departure, reporting personnel should ascertain whether the facilities will be accessible. An announcement will be made on Wednesday, Aug. 31 about employee work schedules for the remainder of the week.

If necessary, additional adjustments in facilities operations and employee work schedules for the Ship Systems sector will be announced to regional media, and posted on the Northrop Grumman Corporate Information Line, 1-800-995-4318, Option 7.