HERNDON, Va., Oct. 19, 2009 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Transportation Command has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a contract for Joint Collaborative Analytic and Adaptive Planning (APEX) support and another contract to provide analytical support for the Joint Distribution Process Analysis Center (JDPAC) both at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

Under the terms of the four-year $8 million Analysis and APEX Support contract, Northrop Grumman will provide modeling and simulation support, planning, operations research analytical support and system administration services. Northrop Grumman has partnered with C5T, O'Fallon, Ill., and S4, Burlington, Mass., for the program.

For the three-year JDPAC contract, which is also valued at $8 million, Northrop Grumman will perform studies and analyses for supply chain risk assessment, business case analysis, data management, distribution performance analysis, modeling and simulation support, and deployment and distribution cost/benefit analysis. Partners for the program include Dynamics Research Corporation, Andover, Mass.; LLamasoft, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Morgan Borszcz Consulting, Brambleton, Va.

"Working shoulder to shoulder with government analysts and action officers, we provide the analysis and quantitative insight to assist the senior leadership decision making as they face major issues today and tomorrow," said Jay Marcotte, Northrop Grumman Technical Services program manager for the contracts. "We have the proven analytical capabilities to provide the JDPAC Team the studies and analyses that will support the optimization of global transportation and distribution operations across the Department of Defense."

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.

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          Northrop Grumman Technical Services

          Leah Smith
          Northrop Grumman Technical Services 
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