Northrop Grumman Publishes Annual Report to the Community

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AVONDALE, La., NEWPORT NEWS, Va., and PASCAGOULA, Miss., April 22, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) published an annual report to the Avondale, La., Newport News, Va. and Pascagoula, Miss. communities highlighting the volunteer efforts and contributions of the company's Shipbuilding sector employees.

A copy of the community report is available at: http://www.sb.northropgrumman.com/shipbuilders/cr/.

"At Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, we're committed to building the world's best military warships and to the people who build them," said Mike Petters, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. "However, our commitment extends well beyond our 40,000 shipbuilders who work in Virginia, Mississippi and Louisiana. We believe that improving their quality of life and their neighbors' results in stronger, more viable communities."

Shipbuilders across the sector volunteer their time in the areas of education, environment, health and fitness and youth services. The sector also hosts holiday food drives, builds Habitat for Humanity homes and contributes to the United Way.

"Just as Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding has made people one of its top priorities, our employees have demonstrated a firm commitment to the communities in which we live and work," said Chavis Harris, sector director of equal employment opportunity and community relations for Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. "Their efforts are unwavering and are key components of our company's corporate citizenship and community outreach efforts."

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:  Lauren A. Green
          Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding
          (757) 380-3581
          Lauren.Green@ngc.com

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