FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 21, 2011 -- For the fourth consecutive year, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been honored as a G.I. Jobs Military Friendly Employer, ranking 11 th overall.

Northrop Grumman is among 100 companies to be recognized by G.I. Jobs, the premier publication for military transitioners.

"Northrop Grumman supports and is proud of our military veterans," said Wes Bush, chairman, chief executive officer and president, Northrop Grumman Corporation. "The values fundamental to the military—such as integrity, duty, responsibility—positively translate into what we do. American military veterans are equipped to succeed, and do, at Northrop Grumman."

According to G.I. Jobs, the 2012 rankings of the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers are based on a survey which assesses a company's long-term commitment to hiring former military, recruiting and hiring efforts and results, retention efforts policies for Reserve/Guard members called to active duty, and the presence of special recruitment military programs. The pool of companies eligible for the list is approximately 5,000 (minimum of $500 million in annual revenues). Only 2 percent made the list. To view the ranking, visit http://www.gijobs.com/2012Top100.aspx

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

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