HERNDON, Va., Oct. 3, 2008 -- U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a contract to provide facilities maintenance and operations support to both CENTCOM Headquarters at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., and CENTCOM Forward Headquarters in Doha, Qatar. CENTCOM awarded the contract through the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).

The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract is worth approximately $13 million over three years.

Northrop Grumman will provide CENTCOM with support in four functional areas: location transition support; maintenance and operations support; logistics services support; and project/facilities management.

"Our diversified, cross-trained staff has unmatched first-hand experience with both working in tactical environments and supporting CENTCOM operations," said Donn Kaczmarek, Northrop Grumman Technical Services' program manager for the contract. "We are at the forefront of direct support to CENTCOM, and our team is prepared to meet all mission requirements."

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
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          David Apt
          Northrop Grumman Technical Services
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