PARIS, Oct. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- A photo was released today by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) to accompany the release: Northrop Grumman, Kockums/HDW Sign Agreement for Naval Composite Technology Vessel Program. A photo is available at: http://media.primezone.com/noc/

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