HERNDON, Va., June 8, 2012 -- The Virginia Contracting Activity has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a five-year contract to support the Regional Joint Intelligence Training Facility (RJITF). The RJITF provides training and education opportunities to U.S., NATO and partner nation militaries throughout Europe and Africa.

The $52 million contract consists of one base year and four one-year options with work performed throughout the United Kingdom, Europe and Africa.

"Northrop Grumman's demonstrated performance in this type of training ensures that our customers receive trusted and affordable results," said Greg Schmidt, vice president and general manager, training solutions division, Northrop Grumman Technical Services. "Our innovative approach to staffing training requirements results in a smooth, quick transition allowing for less down time and higher quality training for service members."

Northrop Grumman has more than a decade of experience working with the RJITF program and will provide full-spectrum training solutions from design and development to live instruction. The team will support various outreach programs and ensure that training opportunities are offered to even the most remotely located forces using the latest technologies available.

"Our reputation is founded on delivering innovative training solutions that meet or exceed our customer's expectations while raising the level of performance," said Dave Cromes, outside of contiguous U.S. operations business manager, Northrop Grumman training solutions division. "We are honored to be selected to support the RJITF both in Europe and on the African continent."

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 www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

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