HERNDON, Va., Nov. 19, 2012 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded the Global Tactical Advanced Communications Systems and Services contract from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Command, Control and Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T). The award enables Northrop Grumman to compete for task orders under the five-year, multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract, which has a total value of $10 billion. Northrop Grumman is one of 20 companies that were selected for this contract.

Contractors on the program will bid on task orders to provide tactical command, control and communications (C3) systems hardware, software, engineering and logistics that support the networked battle command needs of the warfighter.

"Northrop Grumman has been supporting PEO C3T since the late 1980s and we are proud of our record as a reliable partner able to respond rapidly to customer requirements," said Kevin Sculley, vice president of integrated mission systems, Northrop Grumman Information Systems. "We have demonstrated our ability to manage large ID/IQ contracts and to provide innovative and affordable C3 solutions – qualities we will apply to this program."

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

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