MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 21, 2009 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a delivery order to provide software engineering support to the Headquarters, United States Army, Europe, and Seventh Army (HQ USAREUR/7A) for mission critical defense systems, including command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I) systems serving U.S. Army, Joint, Coalition, and North Atlantic Treaty Organization operations.

This delivery order was awarded under the U.S. Army CECOM Life Cycle Management Command (CE LCMC), Software Engineering Center (SEC), Systems and Software Engineering Support (SSES) Contract. The delivery order has a potential value of $71.2 million over three years.

Under the terms of the contract, Northrop Grumman's Information Systems (IS) sector will provide post-production software support to various organizations across multiple sites and locations around the world including Germany, Italy, Greece, Balkans, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Africa, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

"This contract is testament to Northrop Grumman around the globe and our ability to provide the United States Army, Europe, Seventh Army with a one-stop shop for their software sustainment support," said Catherine Kuenzel, Northrop Grumman Information Systems' vice president of enterprise solutions. "The work of our employees and the solutions they implement support the warfighter's mission and the overall goals and objectives of the Army."

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

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          Northrop Grumman Information Systems
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