LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2010 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been honored by the National Veterans Foundation (NVF) with its Corporate Leadership Award at the NVF's 25 th anniversary celebration in Los Angeles.

The award recognizes members of the business community for their work to improve access to support services for veterans and families in need. The company was cited for its long-term support of the NVF, the military and military families.

"We are deeply honored to be recognized by the NVF," said Sandra Evers-Manly, Northrop Grumman vice president of corporate responsibility. "We are proud to support the NVF and the critical services it provides to those who have served our nation so well."

Founded in 1985, the NVF serves veterans through a wide variety of national outreach programs, particularly its toll-free crisis management "lifeline". Operated by veterans certified in crisis management services, the lifeline has fielded more than 300,000 calls ranging from questions about Veterans Administration benefits to suicide intervention. The NVF also directs military families to services and reaches out to connect homeless veterans with support services.

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. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

  CONTACT:  Bruce Lundy
          Northrop Grumman Corporation
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