MELBOURNE, Fla., April 5, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) hosted a customer review of its technology portfolio at a two-day Technology Forum here on March 28-29. The forum provided a venue for Northrop Grumman to interact with its customers on current and future needs and provided an opportunity to showcase the latest company-developed technologies.

Representatives from NASA, the Air Force Research Laboratory, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, and Army Aviation Technology, among others, took part in the forum hosted by Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems sector's airborne ground surveillance and battle management systems business area.

Attendees were able to choose from among 61 technical briefings, take part in 38 tabletop demonstrations and view a variety of Northrop Grumman products that were on display. In addition to the technology sessions, guests toured the Melbourne Cyber Warfare Integration Network and learned how it is used in theater warfare operations analysis. They also visited the integration test facility laboratory.

"The Technology Forum helps us to reinforce longstanding relationships and to develop new relationships," said Paul Marchisotto, vice president of advanced systems and technology for Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems.

Jerry Lockenour, director of technology integration, said, "Customers appreciated the opportunity to engage directly with our technologists and see what we are developing. This event also helps Northrop Grumman to understand what our customer seeks for the future."

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global defense company headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. Northrop Grumman provides technologically advanced, innovative products, services and solutions in systems integration, defense electronics, information technology, advanced aircraft, shipbuilding and space technology. With approximately 125,000 employees and operations in all 50 states and 25 countries, Northrop Grumman serves U.S. and international military, government and commercial customers.

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