LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2011 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today that it has appointed Jack Dorsett as vice president of Cybersecurity/C4, effective immediately. Dorsett will report to Sid Ashworth, corporate vice president, Government Relations.

"We are delighted to have Jack Dorsett join our Government Relations leadership team," Ashworth said. "His extensive experience as U.S. Navy Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance and Director of Naval Intelligence combined with his expertise in complex government intelligence and information systems and organizations will serve him well in his new role with the company."Ă‚

Prior to joining Northrop Grumman, Dorsett retired with the rank of Vice Admiral after a distinguished, 33-year career with the U.S. Navy. He was the U.S. Navy's first Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance, Navy Chief Information Officer and Director of Intelligence. Previously, he was Director of Intelligence for the Joint Staff; Director of Intelligence, U.S. Pacific Command; Director of ISR Programs and Resources, Navy Staff; Commander, Joint Intelligence Center, U.S. Central Command; and Director of Intelligence, Office of Naval Intelligence.

Dorsett earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Jacksonville University and a Master of Science degree from the Defense Intelligence College. He also completed executive programs at Babson College, the University of California, Berkeley and the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School.

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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