HERNDON, Va., Nov. 29, 2012 -- The U.S. Postal Service has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a three-year contract to operate its central repair facility in Topeka, Kan. Northrop Grumman has operated the facility continuously since 1978.

The program provides repair services for the Postal Service mail processing equipment, including electronic, mechanical and hydraulic equipment as well as reverse engineering and fabrication services. The contract is worth more than $30 million.

"Like our customer, we are committed to providing the nation with prompt and effective mail services," said Ric Kowalchik, Postal Service central repair facility program manager, Northrop Grumman Technical Services. "We've been supporting the Postal Service for more than 30 years and will continue delivering reliable, innovative and affordable processes to support their mission."

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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