ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., March 7, 2011 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named James B. Mocarski, vice president of Electro Optical/Infra Red (EO/IR) Targeting Systems for the company's Electronic Systems sector.

In his new position, Mocarski will have executive responsibility for all EO/IR Targeting Systems program activities and business growth strategies, and for ensuring the achievement of the business area's annual and long-term business objectives.

Mocarski brings 22 years of knowledge and experience in product development, strategic partnering and program management across a wide range of EO/IR, radio frequency and laser products and technologies. Since joining Northrop Grumman in 1989, Jim has held positions of increasing responsibilities in engineering, business planning and analysis, advanced technology and program management.

Prior to this position, Mocarski served as director of the Falcon Edge program. In this role, he had executive responsibility for the completion of a complex electronic warfare/electronic attack development program. Mocarski was also a key part of the leadership team in the infrared countermeasures business unit where, as director of product development, he was responsible for managing the development and transition to production of several product generations.

He earned a bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Illinois, and a master's degree in industrial and systems engineering from the University of Southern California. He has also completed the Harvard Business School's General Manager program.

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  CONTACT: Paul C. Cabellon
         Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems
         (410) 765-7192