MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 15, 2010 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) honored 26 of its top performing suppliers, companies whose technical innovations, quality products and services, and outstanding performance significantly benefitted Northrop Grumman and its government and commercial customers.

Companies were awarded Northrop Grumman's Information Systems Supplier Excellence Awards for meeting the highest criteria for schedule, management performance and responsiveness, technical performance, financial performance, and quality and mission assurance.

"Northrop Grumman values its supplier partnerships, which play an important role in supporting the global and national security missions of our customers through innovative products and services," said Linda Mills, corporate vice president and president for Northrop Grumman's Information Systems sector. "Our suppliers are an essential part of the Northrop Grumman team and we rely on their support and shared enthusiasm to help us meet our customer commitments. We are very appreciative of the companies we are recognizing with our highest supplier honor and their dedication to excellence."

Supplier Excellence Award recipients include: APG Technologies, Sterling, Va.; Boecore, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Castillo and Associates, Dallas; Convergent Solutions, Alexandria, Va.; CWTSatoTravel, Arlington, Va.; CyberCore Technologies, Elkridge, Md.; Dfuse Technologies, Sterling, Va.; DQSI, LLC, Covington, La.; EIC Solutions, Warminster, Pa.; Embark Software Development, Huntsville, Ala.; Harris, Melbourne, Fla.; Macrolink, Anaheim, Calif.; McCallie Associates, Bellevue, Neb.; Meadowgate Technologies, Trenton, N.J.; Moxa Americas, Brea, Calif.; Native American Management Services, Reston, Va.; PLANIT Technology Group, Virginia Beach, Va.; RanchWorks, Charlotte Hall, Md.; RT Logic, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Rincon Research Corporation, Tucson, Ariz.; Schafer Corporation, Chelmsford, Mass.; Shield Consulting Solutions, Woodbine, Md.; Systems Engineering and Management Company, Vista, Calif.; Telcordia, Piscataway, N.J.; The Baer Group, Atlanta; and Worldwide Information Network Systems, Seabrook, Md.

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