LOS ANGELES , April 27, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will announce its 2004 first quarter financial results the morning of Tuesday, May 4, 2004. The company's conference call will be held at 11 a.m. EDT the same day.

The conference call will be webcast live on Northrop Grumman's Web site at www.northropgrumman.com . Northrop Grumman participants will include Chairman, CEO and President Ronald D. Sugar and Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Charles H. Noski. Replays of the call will be available on the website for a limited period of time.

Management's presentations will be supplemented by a series of slides appearing on the company Web site. Listeners are encouraged to view these materials in conjunction with the call.

A news release announcing 2004 first quarter financial results will be posted on the home page of the Web site.

Those planning access to the webcast will be provided with online instructions to ensure their computers are configured correctly, including directions on using the software specifically for this purpose.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global defense company headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. Northrop Grumman provides technologically advanced, innovative products, services and solutions in systems integration, defense electronics, information technology, advanced aircraft, shipbuilding and space technology. With approximately 123,000 employees, and operations in all 50 states and 25 countries, Northrop Grumman serves U.S. and international military, government and commercial customers.

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