MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 11, 2011 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Information Systems sector honored 27 of its top suppliers for their outstanding performance during its 2011 Supplier Excellence Awards Ceremony. Through quality products and services, these suppliers help bring superior value to Northrop Grumman and its government and commercial customers. They meet the highest criteria for schedule, management performance and responsiveness, technical performance, financial performance and mission assurance.

"Suppliers are an integral part of the Northrop Grumman team and help bring innovation and value to our customers," said Linda Mills, corporate vice president and president for Northrop Grumman's Information Systems sector. "This award is our highest supplier honor and it recognizes their dedication and commitment to excellence."

The 2011 Supplier Excellence Award Recipients include: ActivIdentity Corporation, Fremont, Calif.; Adwaiy Tech LLC, Chantilly, Va.; Agilet Solutions, Ltd., Houston; Applied Engineering Management Corporation, Chantilly, Va.; Change Architect, Inc, Fredericksburg, Va.; CyberCore Technologies, LLC, Elkridge, Md.; EpiQ, Huntsville, Ala.; Global Science & Technology, Inc., Greenbelt, Md.; Harris RF Communications, Rochester, N.Y.; Integreon, Inc., Arlington, Va.; Intergraph Services Company, Huntsville, Ala.; Juno Technologies, Inc., Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.; National Government Services, Indianapolis; NetIQ and Novell, Vienna, Va.; Orion Air Group, LLC, Newport News, Va.; PKMM Inc., Las Vegas; Poole & Associates, Inc., Annapolis Junction, Md.; QTEC, Inc., Huntsville, Ala.; Qual-Pro Corporation, Gardena, Calif.; Rajant Corporation, Malvern, Pa.; Solidyn Solutions, Inc., Arvada, Colo.; Thermo Bond Buildings, Inc., Elk Point, S.D.; The St. John Group, LLC, Atlanta; TL Machine, Inc., Garden Grove, Calif.; Unlimited Innovations, Inc., Anaheim, Calif.; Verify, Inc., Irvine, Calif.; and Wyle CAS Group, Colorado Springs, Colo.

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