HERNDON, Va., Feb. 26, 2010 -- The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a contract to provide integrated business, technical and programmatic support for management, execution and process refinement initiatives within the U.S. Department of Defense.

Under the terms of the five-year, $70 million GSA Mission-Oriented Business Integration Services - Integrated Title III Support program task order, Northrop Grumman will provide highly differentiated professional services and technical analytical support in conjunction with the Defense Production Act Title III, Defense-Wide Manufacturing Technology, Foreign Comparative Test, and Defense Acquisition Challenge Programs. These programs are managed by the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Northrop Grumman was the prime contractor on the previous iteration of this task order, which was awarded in 2004, and will primarily perform work in Dayton, Ohio, and Arlington, Va.

Northrop Grumman's teammates for the program include SENTEL Corporation and Tiburon Associates Inc., both of Alexandria, Va., and General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Va.

"We believe that, as the incumbent, our tremendous support staff of highly experienced professionals and our demonstrated superior past performance set us apart in this competition," said Chuck Walton, Northrop Grumman Technical Services program manager for the program. "We instill a performance culture at Northrop Grumman that is committed to excellence and generates the highest level of confidence from our valued customers across the globe."

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
          (703) 713-4616 

          Jeff Lacap
          Northrop Grumman Technical Services
          (410) 931-6641