LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) said today that Kent Kresa, Northrop Grumman chairman and chief executive officer, will present at Salomon Smith Barney's 15th Annual Global Industrial Manufacturing Conference beginning at 2:15 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 27. A simultaneous webcast will be available at http://www.veracast.com/ssb/2002/industrial-manufacturing/95210196.cfm .

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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