BALTIMORE, Jan. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Carl A. Alleyne vice president of infrastructure and business area support for the company's Electronic Systems sector.

In this newly-created position, Alleyne will have executive responsibility for facilities, environmental health and safety, flight test operations and the Product Qualification Laboratory.

Alleyne joined the sector's Baltimore operation in 1985 and has held a number of management positions in engineering and program organizations including director of the sector's software engineering organization, and engineering manager for the Joint Strike Fighter avionics program. Most recently, he served as vice president, components, commercial, and overhaul and repair for the sector's Navigation System Division in Woodland Hills, Calif.

Alleyne earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Delaware State College and a master's degree in engineering sciences from Loyola College of Maryland. He has also attended the Anderson School of Executive Education at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Headquartered in Baltimore, Northrop Grumman's Electronic Systems sector is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of defense and commercial electronics and systems including airborne radar, navigation systems, electronic countermeasures, precision weapons, airspace management systems, communications systems, space sensors, marine and naval systems, government systems, and logistics services.