APOPKA, Fla., Jan. 30, 2012 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced that its Laser Systems business unit recently delivered its 25,000 th electro-optic (EO) laser system in support of U.S. warfighters since the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

"The ability to rapidly and precisely engage targets is a matter of life and death to our warfighters," said LTC Mike Traxler, Product Manager Soldier Precision Targeting Devices. "Lightweight Precision Targeting systems with EO lasers allow dismounted forward observers to employ precision munitions with devastating lethality while significantly reducing collateral damage."

"These EO laser systems have provided long-term support to the U.S. Army to help the warfighters accomplish their missions," said Gordon Stewart, vice president and general manager of the Laser Systems business unit. "We are committed to providing next-generation systems that will continue to help our troops accomplish their mission and return home safely."

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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