HERNDON, Va., Nov. 5, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named William (Bill) Carty general manager and vice president of the systems support group for the company's Technical Services sector.

In this position, Carty will lead the group that provides world-class base support, infrastructure services, range operations and maintenance services throughout the United States and internationally.

"Bill Carty possesses all the professional attributes and the keen business acumen to not only achieve, but also exceed the long-range goals of the sector's largest business group," said James Cameron, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Technical Services. "Bill is an extraordinary talent who understands our diverse marketplace and how to deliver superior performance and best value to our customers."

He previously served as vice president and controller for the company's Technical Services sector and has 29 years of experience in finance and business management for companies providing a wide array of services to both the federal government and commercial customers. Carty joined Northrop Grumman in 1987 and has held a number of financial management positions within the corporation, including director and chief financial officer for the company's Technical Services unit of the Information Technology sector for eight years.

Carty earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Rollins College, Winter Park, Fla., and a master of business administration from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $30 billion global defense and technology company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.

  CONTACT:  Dave Apt
          Northrop Grumman Technical Services
          (703) 713-4490

          Susan Idziak
          Northrop Grumman Technical Services
          (703) 713-4488