RESTON, Va., May 12, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has appointed Roger Fujii vice president and general manager of Network Communications Division at its Mission Systems sector.

In his new role, Fujii reports directly to Philip A. Teel, corporate vice president and president of the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector. He is responsible for overall leadership and management of the division and will serve as the division's executive of strategic initiatives.

"Roger is an experienced and natural leader with a strong ability to deliver solutions that match the needs of Northrop Grumman's customers. He has many years of expertise in supporting our customers, and we look forward to his accomplishing great things with this division," said Teel.

Prior to this appointment, Fujii served as a division vice president of communications and systems technology and had a successful track record of winning and managing major communications programs, such as the Joint Interface Control Officer Support System, Battlefield Airborne Communications Node, Common Network Planning System and Joint Warning and Reporting Network.

Fujii earned a bachelor's degree in engineering mathematics and a master's in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He joined the company in 1968.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a 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.

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