HERNDON, Va., Dec. 12, 2008 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) was awarded a task order under the U.S. Army's Field and Installation Readiness Support Team (FIRST) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide logistical support to Fort Polk, La., and the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC). The task order is valued at more than $90 million over five years.

Under the terms of the Fort Polk Directorate of Logistics Task Order, Northrop Grumman and its teammates will provide materiel maintenance, base supply, transportation and deployment/redeployment logistical support for Fort Polk and rotational units training at JRTC. Northrop Grumman's teammates include Chugach Alaska Corporation, Anchorage, Alaska; Vose Technical Services, San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Veteran Enterprise Technology Services, Fairfax, Va.; and Tech Systems Inc., Springfield, Va.

"This contract not only increases our footprint at the Army's training centers, but also provides Northrop Grumman the opportunity to continue working shoulder-to-shoulder with our nation's warfighters," said Sam Jones, Northrop Grumman Technical Services' program manager for the contract. "Our best-value approach and logistical experience strengthens our position to team with the Army to support the men and women serving this country."

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.

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          Northrop Grumman Technical Services

          Leah Smith
          Northrop Grumman Technical Services
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