HERNDON, Va., July 30, 2010 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has issued Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notifications (WARN) to 52 employees at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans.

The WARN Act requires companies to provide advance notice to employees in the event of potential large layoffs.

"We are currently awaiting an award from the government for the support we provide to the VAW-77 squadron," said Marty O'Connell, Northrop Grumman Technical Services Field Support Services program manager. "Our team is confident we will continue to support the squadron, but, as required by law, we have made our employees aware of the situation."

Northrop Grumman provides organizational level maintenance to VAW-77, a Navy Reserve E-2C Hawkeye Airborne Early Warning Squadron. The company has been providing support to the squadron since 1995.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security 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.   Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

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          Northrop Grumman Technical Services
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          Leah Smith
          Northrop Grumman Technical Services
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