LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dr. Ronald D. Sugar, president and chief operating officer of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), will address the news media at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., March 6, 2002, at a company-sponsored luncheon.

Dr. Sugar's operational overview will begin at 1:00 p.m. EST. A webcast will be available at www.northropgrumman.com .

Northrop Grumman Corporation is an $18 billion, global defense company with its worldwide headquarters in Los Angeles. Northrop Grumman provides technologically advanced, innovative products, services and solutions in defense and commercial electronics, systems integration, information technology and nuclear and non-nuclear shipbuilding and systems. With nearly 100,000 employees and operations in 44 states and 25 countries, Northrop Grumman serves U.S. and international military, government and commercial customers.

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