Northrop Grumman Showcases Key Capabilities at India's DefExpo 2008

LONDON, February 8 - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight its range of key capabilities including airborne early warning and control systems, fire control radars, unmanned aerial vehicles, ships and naval systems at the DefExpo India 2008 exhibition and conference. The exhibition and conference will take place at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from 16-19 February. Northrop Grumman will be exhibiting at stand number 837-N3.

"India represents one of Northrop Grumman's largest potential growth markets for defence products in Asia," said John Brooks, president Northrop Grumman International Inc. and vice-president business development for Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems sector. "Our capabilities across the company are well matched to meeting India's growing defence and aerospace requirements."

Among the exhibits on Northrop Grumman's stand will be an E-2 Hawkeye airborne warning and battle management system crew workstation and flyable cockpit simulator aimed at demonstrating maritime reconnaissance. Also highlighted will be Northrop Grumman's world-leading capabilities in advanced airborne early warning and fire control radar sensors for a variety of platform applications.

The Fire Scout vertical take-off and landing unmanned aerial vehicle will also be featured.

Northrop Grumman is showing the LPD 17 San Antonio class amphibious transport ship, which has superior capability for India Navy requirements, and its corvette patrol frigate, developed as an affordable frigate-sized ship based on the National Security Cutter being built for the U.S. Coast Guard. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine's new generation of navigation and ship control technology, VisionMaster FT, will also be on display. VisionMaster FT provides a highly integrated fully networked suite of marine radar and electronic charting systems designed to form the backbone of the modern ship's integrated bridge.

Northrop Grumman's German subsidiary, LITEF, will also be exhibiting at DefExpo and will be displaying its navigation systems for land vehicles, sensors for weapon stabilisation, inertial guidance systems for missiles and AHRS/navigation systems for fixed and rotary wing aircraft.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a US$32 billion global defence 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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Ken Beedle of (London), +44-207-747-1910, cell, +44-7787-174092,,

or Dianne Baumert-Moyik (New York), cell, +1-516-754-2645,, both of Northrop Grumman Corporation

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