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Northrop Grumman Wins $103 Million Army National Guard Training Support Task Order

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a three-year, $103 million contract to support the Mission Command Training Support Program (MCTSP). Under the contract, which includes one base year and two option years, Northrop Grumman provides support to the National Guard Bureau Mission Training Complexes (MTC) at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Camp Dodge, Iowa, and Fort Indiantown Gap, Penn.

"We are extremely proud to have been selected to support the Army National Guard on this important program," said Tom Vice, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Technical Services. "Northrop Grumman has more than 20 years of experience providing mission rehearsal training across multiple Department of Defense and joint programs and we look forward to assisting the National Guard in their mission."

Northrop Grumman will provide mission command systems training and mission rehearsal. The MCTSP also provides individual and collective training support using live, virtual, and serious gaming; constructive and individual learning environments; and mobile training solutions.

"From the outset our desire has been to provide a total training solution across the MCTSP, which enables MTC commanders to direct and seamlessly organize mission specific teams," said Greg Schmidt, vice president and general manager, Northrop Grumman Technical Service's Training Solutions Division. "Our innovative training solutions combined with tremendous past performance makes us a recognized leader in live-virtual-constructive training throughout the Department of Defense."

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

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