RESTON, Va., Nov. 10, 2009 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a task order by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide technical services that will enhance the communication of information across the Immigration and Customs Enforcement enterprise. DHS awarded the task order against the Enterprise Architecture Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions (EAGLE) Information Technology services contract vehicle.

The Decision Support Services task order is valued at $46 million over one base year and four, one-year option periods.

Northrop Grumman's Information Systems sector will provide Immigration and Customs Enforcement with wide-ranging technical services and solutions to maintain law enforcement and decision support applications including design, development, integration, implementation, maintenance and infrastructure support. These solutions will help improve the efficiency and quality of data available to users.

"The Northrop Grumman team brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this task order as a leading provider of information technology solutions to the federal government," said Dave Nastase, vice president of Advanced Public Services for Northrop Grumman's Civil Systems division. "This project will help us continue our mission-focused approach to providing innovative solutions that ensure the most effective response to the Department's needs."

Work on the contract will be conducted in Fairfax, Va.

Northrop Grumman's teammates include CoSolutions, Sterling, Va.; Highlight Technologies, Fairfax, Va.; Morgan Borszcz Consulting, Arlington, Va.; CISglobal, Rockville, Md.; and MILVETS Systems Technology, Lanham, Md.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

  CONTACT:  Christy Whitman
          Northrop Grumman Information Systems
          (571) 213-5302