HERNDON, Va., July 20, 2011 -- U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a contract to provide high-quality linguist and analyst services in support of the Department of Defense Language Interpretation and Translation Enterprise (DLITE).

The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract includes a five-year ordering period. Northrop Grumman will compete for task orders with five other contractors under the DLITE program, which has a collective ceiling of $9.7 billion.

"Northrop Grumman has been a trusted partner in the linguistic and analytics arena for more than 20 years," said Tom Vice, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Technical Services. "Our longstanding field-proven management processes and procedures have set the standard and demonstrated to our customers the value of sustained superior performance."Â

The Northrop Grumman team includes highly experienced and technically advanced international contractors. Together, this team will provide INSCOM the linguistic and analyst services for present and emerging missions anywhere in the world.

"Our tools and technologies are specifically designed for worldwide linguist support operations," said Greg Schmidt, vice president and general manager, Northrop Grumman Technical Service's Training Solutions Division. "The focus of our linguist program is to support the warfighter in the field while ensuring speed and accuracy in the translation and analytical services provided."

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

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