NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 7, 2008 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Norden Systems business unit today was awarded the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) prestigious STAR award certification in recognition of the company's exemplary occupational safety and health program.

The STAR award represents one of the highest levels of recognition available through OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program.

The Voluntary Protection Program recognizes and partners with businesses and worksites that demonstrate excellence in occupational safety and health. The STAR Program is designed for exemplary worksites with comprehensive, successful safety and health management systems that provide effective employee protection beyond the requirements of OSHA standards.

"We're extremely proud to receive this recognition, which is a testament to the dedication and commitment by our entire workforce to the principle of 'safety first' each and every day," said Anthony C. Izzo, site director of the Norwalk facility.

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

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          Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems
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