RESTON, Va., Sept. 14, 2009 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a follow-on contract from the consolidated city of Indianapolis and Marion County, Ind. for information technology (IT) services that will offer improvements in customer service, technology efficiencies, risk avoidance and cost effectiveness.

Northrop Grumman was awarded the initial five-year contract in 2004. The four-year contract extension is valued at $33.9 million.

Under the terms of the contract, Northrop Grumman's Information Systems sector will provide onsite management, and operation and support of the city and county's data center, help desk, networks, and distributed computing that includes desktop repair, and install, move, add and change operations.

"We will continue to leverage this partnership and our experience with Indianapolis and Marion County's IT environment to provide new and enhanced technology to better serve citizens," said Ed Sturms, Northrop Grumman's vice president for Commercial, State and Local Programs.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

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          Northrop Grumman Information Systems
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