HERNDON, Va., March 11, 2010 -- U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a contract to provide interpreter and translator services.

The firm-fixed price USAREUR linguist contract has a value of $39 million over four years.

Under the terms of the contract, Northrop Grumman will provide comprehensive linguistic services to the U.S. Army to include translation from the target language into English and vice versa as well as the translations of documents, written material and media outputs. Work will primarily be performed in Kosovo, Romania and Bulgaria.

"Communication is vital to the success of any mission. We look forward to continuing to work shoulder to shoulder with our valued U.S. Army customer in Europe by providing unrivaled translation services to sustain open lines of communication," said Isuf Hajrizi, Northrop Grumman Technical Services program manager for the contract.   "Program performance is always priority one with Northrop Grumman, ensuring world class service support to those who depend on us."

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
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          Northrop Grumman Technical Services
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