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Awards & Recognition

Northrop Grumman is recognized as being one of the best places to work in the world. We’re proud of what we’ve achieved. What follows is Northrop Grumman's Company Awards and Recognition – some recent rankings, honors and awards as determined by third-party evaluators.

Bloomberg

Bloomberg

2017 Government Top 200 Federal Industry Leaders Based on total contracts for 2016:
  • Defense Department – Number 5
  • U.S. Air Force – Number 3
  • U.S. Navy – Number 6
  • U.S. Army – Number 6
  • NASA – Number 7
  • Missile Defense Agency – Number 4
  • Defense Information Systems Agency – Number 4
  • Social Security Administration – Number 1
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency – Number 2
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission – Number 1
Top 50 Employers (Careers & The disABLED)

Top 50 Employers (Careers & The disABLED)

Number 29 – CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine – 2018
100 Best Corporate Citizens

100 Best Corporate Citizens

Corporate Responsibilty Magazine
Number 49, based on companies delivering on their commitments to transparency and accountability – 2017
Defense News

Defense News

2017 Top 100 Defense Companies
Number 5, Based on revenue in 2016
DiversityBusiness.com

DiversityBusiness.com

America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities
Number 3, based on an online election survey of more than 1,300,000 women and diverse owned businesses – 2016
Diversity Inc. Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Diversity Inc. Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Number 29 overall, based on objective analysis of 183 separate factors, using data from a 300-question survey – 2017
Disability Equality Index (DEI)

Disability Equality Index (DEI)

Best Places to Work – 2017
DEI points are awarded in four major categories: Culture & Leadership, Enterprise-wide Access, Employment Practices, and Community Engagement & Support Services.
Fortune 500

Fortune 500

Number 114, based on revenue – 2017

Fortune Global Most Admired – 3rd in industry
Based on criteria such as management, investment value and employee talent – 2018
Forbes 2000

Forbes 2000

Number 297, based on sales, profits, assets and market value – 2017
Human Rights Campaign

Human Rights Campaign

Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality – 2018
2017 Industry Week U.S. 500

2017 Industry Week U.S. 500

The IndustryWeek U.S. 500 is IW's exclusive annual ranking of America's largest public manufacturers, based on revenue.
Number 44, based on revenue – 2017
2017 IndustryWeek 1000

2017 IndustryWeek 1000

The IndustryWeek 1000 is IW's exclusive annual ranking of the world's largest public manufacturers, based on revenue.
Number 156, based on revenue – 2017
Military Friendly Top 100

Military Friendly Top 100

Silver – 2017
Top 50 Employers  (Minority Engineer)

Top 50 Employers (Minority Engineer)

Number 16, Minority Engineer Magazine – 2018
Newsweek's Green Rankings 2017

Newsweek's Green Rankings 2017

Number 176
Largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. + globally by market capitalization – 2017
NOD Leading Disability Employer Seal

NOD Leading Disability Employer Seal

National Organization on Disability – 2017
US Veterans Magazine

US Veterans Magazine

"Best of the Best" Top Veteran-Friendly Companies – 2017
Washington Technology

Washington Technology

Top 100 Federal Prime IT Contractors
Number 3, based on IT revenue – 2017
Top 50 Employers  (Woman Engineer)

Top 50 Employers (Woman Engineer)

Number 16 – Woman Engineer Magazine – 2017