LOS ANGELES, July 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will announce its 2006 second quarter financial results the morning of Thursday, July 27, 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 http://northropgrumman.com . Northrop Grumman participants will include Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Ronald D. Sugar and 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 second 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 more than 120,000 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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