LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will announce its 2006 first quarter financial results the morning of Tuesday, April 25, 2006. The company's conference call will be held at noon 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, Chief Executive Officer and President Ronald D. Sugar and Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Wes Bush. Replays of the call will be available on the Web site 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. The 2006 first quarter financial results news release will be posted on the home page of the Web site.

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 125,000 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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