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Northrop Grumman Showcases Integrated Security Solutions at Homeland Defense Symposium

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will highlight its homeland security and defense-planning capabilities this week at the Homeland Defense Symposium.

The exposition will be held Oct. 24-27 at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Northrop Grumman provides a complete range of homeland security solutions that provide interoperability, reliability and availability to defense, intelligence and public-safety agencies worldwide.

The company will demonstrate the Cyber Warfare Integration Network (CWIN) maritime-defense program. The CWIN program is a collaborative network of predictive battleground-awareness, precision-targeting and engagement tools that simulate live homeland security and homeland defense scenarios and events. The CWIN can bring a wide variety of information resources together to provide military officials with a more complete picture of a threat environment.

Northrop Grumman's mission impact management (MIM) solution provides performance and risk-impact assessments of network-centric disruptions to operational missions. Using the company's automated Mission Impact of Network Disruptions (a-MIND) technology, coupled with a range of engineering services, MIM assesses the impact of network disruptions and reports them in operational terminology.

The company will also display its comprehensive security suite of infrastructure-protection integration services that can help minimize exposure to security threats and maximize available resources. Northrop Grumman's video-surveillance technology, AlertVideo, extracts valuable behavior and event information from existing surveillance systems and provides instantaneous visual and audible alerts. The technology identifies potential threats and issues real-time alerts that highlight when, where and what needs immediate attention. The incident alerting and assessment system integrates multiple security systems into a consolidated monitoring workstation for situation assessment, alarm management and dispatch command-and-control.

Visit the Northrop Grumman exhibit at booth 106 for more information on the company's solutions for homeland defense and homeland security.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global defense company headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. Northrop Grumman provides technologically advanced, innovative products, services and solutions in systems integration, defense electronics, information technology, advanced aircraft, shipbuilding and space technology. Northrop Grumman serves the U.S. and international military, government and commercial customers, with more than 125,000 employees and operations in all 50 states and 25 countries.

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