RESTON, Va., Nov. 17, 2009 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Information Systems sector recently honored 24 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.

The company presented the awards at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, Va., on Nov 12. The suppliers were selected after meeting the highest criteria for schedule, management performance and responsiveness, technical performance, financial performance, and quality and mission assurance.

"A significant portion of Northrop Grumman's business is executed through supplier partnerships, which play an important role in helping us meet our commitments to our customers with high quality and innovative products and services," said Linda Mills, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Information Systems. "Our suppliers are an essential part of the Northrop Grumman team. We are highly appreciative of the suppliers we are recognizing with our highest supplier honor and their commitment to excellence."

Supplier Excellence Award recipients include: Adept Technology, Huntsville, Ala.; Alabama Aerospace, Huntsville, Ala.; Blue Skies Consulting, Clifton, Va.; Buccaneer Computer Systems and Services, Warrenton, Va.; Data Systems and Technology, Reston, Va.; Davidson Technologies, Inc., Huntsville, Ala.; Dedicated Computing, Waukesha, Wis.; EDO Antenna Products and Technologies, Bohemia, N.Y.; Electronic Systems, Virginia Beach, Va.; Engineering Documentation Systems, Inc., Corona, Calif.; Global Crossing, Rochester, N.Y.; Hewlett Packard UK, Renrewshire, Scotland.; Hughes Circuits, San Marcos, Calif.; IBM Corporation, Chantilly, Va..; Integral Systems, Inc., Columbia, Md.; Microsoft Federal, Chevy Chase, Md.; NetCom Consulting, Inc., Fairfax, Va.; Parisi Associates, Burlington, Ma.; Poole and Associates, Annapolis Junction, Md.; Quest Government Services, Fairfax, Va.; QTEC, Inc., Huntsville, Ala.; TSR, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; VSTI, Ellicott City, Md.; and White Cliffs Consulting, Edgewater, Md.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

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