LOS ANGELES – July 21, 2011 – The board of directors of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.50 per share on Northrop Grumman common stock, payable Sept. 10, 2011, to shareholders of record as of the close of business Aug. 29, 2011.

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