HERNDON, Va., June 6, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Timothy J. Hannigan, vice president of business development for the company's Technical Services sector.

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In this position, Hannigan has executive responsibility for the sector's new business development and capture process, while representing the sector on the Corporate Business Council. Additionally, he will oversee and coordinate the marketing communications effort to strategically position Northrop Grumman in both domestic and international markets.

"Tim is a proven leader and a highly successful senior executive. He comes to us with a tremendous track record in the services industry," said James L. Cameron, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman's Technical Services sector. "His technical expertise and keen management acumen from previous positions of responsibility including program management, operations, strategic initiatives and business development will be tremendous assets to the company's Technical Services sector as we continue to expand into new markets, while providing superior program performance to our valued customer."

Hannigan joins Northrop Grumman from DynCorp International, where he was vice president, operations, government services and vice president of strategic initiatives, international technical services. He also served in multiple key leadership positions with Raytheon Technical Services Company including vice president of strategic pursuits; director of program execution, logistics and training systems; and director of business development, infrastructure services.

Prior to entering the defense industry, Tim had a distinguished career in the United States Marine Corps, including commanding an infantry battalion during Operation Desert Storm.

Tim earned a bachelor's degree in government from Dartmouth College and a master's degree in international affairs from Catholic University of America.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $30 billion global defense and technology company whose 122,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.

  CONTACT:  David Apt
          Northrop Grumman Technical Services
          (703) 713-4490
          david.apt@ngc.com