CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), has been awarded a contract by Bath Iron Works to supply commercial-off-the-shelf surface search radars for new ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51) Class destroyers.

Northrop Grumman's Marine Systems business unit, headquartered here, will supply the Decca BridgeMaster E naval radars for the next 19 ships in the class, replacing the SPS-64 radars installed on the earlier DDG 51 Class ships. The first installation is scheduled to take place on USS MASON (DDG 87), which will be commissioned in 2002.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has signed a full production contract for the Navigation Lights Shapes and Sounds (NLSS) signaling system for the Royal Navy's next-generation Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers. The contract was awarded to Northrop Grumman's Sperry Marine business unit by the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, an industrial alliance between the UK Ministry of Defence, BAE Systems Surface Ships, BAE Systems Integrated System Technologies, Babcock Marine and Thales Naval.

Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Sperry Marine business unit has won a contract to upgrade the navigation radars on five Swedish navy patrol boats.

Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Sperry Marine business unit has been awarded a contract from P&O Ferries to supply a machinery automation and alarm system for the ferry Pride of York.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has supplied electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS) for 12 BP oil tankers.

Northrop Grumman's Sperry Marine business unit installed four of its new-generation VisionMaster FT™ ECDIS workstations on each of the 12 ships, supplementing their existing Sperry Marine integrated bridge system installations, including radars, autopilots and gyrocompasses.

Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Sperry Marine business unit has been awarded a one-year contract by Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG (PDS-KG) and HAMMONIA Reederei (a joint venture between PDS-KG, HCI Capital AG and GE Transportation Finance, Inc.) to provide worldwide service and maintenance for more than 135 ships.

Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Sperry Marine business unit is the first manufacturer to enter a cooperation agreement with Safebridge™ to provide online training for users of Sperry Marine's advanced VisionMaster FT™ ship navigation technology.

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Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will display an array of its defence and security capabilities including marine navigation, communications, command and control, and unmanned aerial systems at the Latin America Aerospace and Defence (LAAD) 2011 exhibition in Rio de Janeiro.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been selected to supply bridge navigation systems for nine new mid-shore patrol vessels to be built for the Canadian Coast Guard.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has received a contract from BAE Systems to upgrade the machinery control, alarm and surveillance (MCAS) systems on eight U.K. Royal Navy mine countermeasure vessels.