LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) was selected by the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) to receive its Corporate Partner Award. The company was recognized for its support in helping NCHV provide information and counseling to homeless and at-risk veterans, and assisting community-based providers build their capacity to serve homeless veterans.

The company was recognized at NCHV's Annual Award Banquet in Washington, D.C., on June 24.

"The company is committed to helping homeless and at-risk veterans as well as community-based providers that serve them," said Sandra Evers-Manly, vice president of corporate responsibility for Northrop Grumman. "It is important to expand the services and programs available to these veterans who have served our nation."

The NCHV is the only national organization specifically dedicated to improving the opportunities for these veterans to regain control of their lives and once again enjoy the freedoms they helped preserve.

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans is the resource and technical assistance center for a national network of community-based service providers and local, state and federal agencies that provide emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training and placement assistance, legal aid and case management support for hundreds of thousands of homeless veterans each year.

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.

  CONTACT:  Tom Henson
          Northrop Grumman Corporation 
          (310) 201-3458