REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Nov. 15, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- A photo was released today by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) to accompany a press release distributed on Nov. 9, 2005. The photo is available at


A technician at Northrop Grumman's Space Technology sector checks diagnostic instruments used to monitor infrared laser beams fired by the company's laboratory demonstrator for the U.S. military's Joint High Power Solid-State Laser (JHPSSL) program. The high-energy laser recently fired one of the most powerful, longest duration beams yet produced by an electric laser.

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