LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will feature a number of its major programs and key technologies at the Paris Air Show 2001, June 16-24 in Le Bourget through media briefings and product demonstrations.

The company will highlight its technical expertise in unmanned systems, airborne early warning, international interoperability, airborne radar systems and RF electronic warfare systems, among other areas. Briefings will be held at Northrop Grumman's corporate chalet, Row B187 and at the E-2C Demonstration Pavilion. The company's indoor exhibit locations will be in Hall 3, B8-A, the Canadian Pavillion, the German Pavillion and the Outdoor Exhibit Pavillion.

The company's Electronic Sensors and Systems Sector (ES3) will host four briefings for the news media at the corporate chalet, all at 1000:

  -- Directional Infrared Countermeasures Self-Protection AN/AAQ-24(V)
    DIRCM Production Program Status, June 18
 -- Northrop Grumman's Combat Avionics Update, June 19
 -- New Horizons in Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C), June 20
 -- Northrop Grumman's AN/APG-68(V)XM Radar Upgrade Opportunities
    Across F-16 Fleet, June 21.
 

Logicon Inc., Northrop Grumman's information technology sector, will conduct a briefing on Enabling Coalition Forces Interoperability on June 19 at 1100, also at the corporate chalet.

The company's Integrated Systems Sector (ISS) will host briefings and demonstrations in the Northrop Grumman chalet on major programs including:

  -- Global Hawk Program Update, June 16 at 1000
 -- Airborne Ground Surveillance Briefing, June 16 at 1100
 -- Unmanned Systems Program Update, June 19 at 1200
 -- Airborne Electronic Warfare Briefing at 0900, 1300 and 1400 on
    June 16 in the Northrop Grumman E-2C Demonstration Pavilion.
 

For further information or to R.S.V.P. to one or more of the briefings, please contact Georgia Calaway at calawge@mail.northgrum.com.

Northrop Grumman's ES3, headquartered in Baltimore, is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of defense electronics and systems, precision weapons, airspace management systems, space systems, marine systems, logistics systems, and automation and information systems.

Logicon, headquartered in Herndon, Va., is a leading provider of advanced information technologies, systems and services. Areas of expertise include command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR); enterprise IT hardware and software solutions; information systems; training and simulation; science and technology; base and range support; and commercial information services.

The company's ISS, headquartered in Dallas, Tex., is a premier aerospace systems integration enterprise. ISS has the capabilities to design, develop, integrate, produce and support complete systems, as well as airframe subsystems, for airborne surveillance and battle management aircraft, early warning aircraft, airborne electronic warfare aircraft and air combat aircraft.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $15 billion, global aerospace and 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 non-nuclear shipbuilding and systems. With 80,000 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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          Paris Air Show Contact:
            Larry Hamilton
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