MCLEAN, Va., June 11, 2012 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a cybersecurity contract to develop, integrate and sustain cloud-based information repositories in an integrated product development team environment with the government.

The competitively awarded, multimillion-dollar contract from the Maryland Procurement Office is for one year with four additional option years.

"The win is a major step toward our strategic goal of becoming the leading systems integrator of cloud-based information management systems for cybersecurity," said Kathy Warden, vice president and general manager for Northrop Grumman's Cyber Intelligence division. "We are committed to supporting our customers and helping them achieve their mission goals."

Northrop Grumman has a legacy of strong program performance in large data repository programs with the intelligence community. Further, Northrop Grumman has invested in cloud-based information management performance test beds and works with many leading vendors to characterize and measure product performance.

Northrop Grumman is an industry leader in all aspects of computer network operations and cybersecurity, offering customers innovative solutions to help secure the nation's cyber future. For more about cybersecurity at Northrop Grumman, go to .

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit for more information.

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