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Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has won a contract from General Marine Business Inc. Korea (GMB) to supply an integrated cockpit navigation and control system for the Republic of Korea Navy’s new LSF-II program, a high-speed hovercraft landing ship.

The firm fixed-price commercial contract, valued at $5.6 million, for the delivery of the first two craft in 2006, was awarded to Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -- Litton Marine Systems, a unit of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), has received U. S. Coast Guard certification for a new training course in Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS).

The 40-hour course is being offered at Litton Marine Systems’ worldwide headquarters in Charlottesville, Virginia. It includes classroom instruction, individual “hands-on” training on ECDIS simulator workstations and team training on Litton’s complete ship bridge simulator.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has opened a land-based test and training facility to provide specialized training for U.S. Navy personnel in operating and maintaining the machinery control system (MCS) being installed on the Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, the USS Makin Island (LHD-8).

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has supplied its latest Integrated Bridge and Navigation System (IBNS) for the U.S. Navy’s new Littoral Surface Craft—Experimental, or “X-Craft,”—being christened today.

Developed by the Office of Naval Research, the X-Craft is an experimental high-speed, aluminum-hull catamaran that will be used to test a variety of technologies allowing the Navy to improve operations in littoral, or near-shore, waters.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has won a contract from the Canadian government to supply advanced inertial navigation systems for its four Victoria-class submarines.

The firm, fixed-price contract, valued at $9.7 million, was awarded to Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit.

Sperry Marine will supply MK49 ring laser gyro (RLG) systems and new-generation navigation distribution systems for the four submarines. The installations will be performed during 2005 and 2006.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced several organizational changes and associated executive-level appointments within its Electronic Systems sector. These changes will better position the sector for future business opportunities.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded contracts to supply the navigation and communication systems for the second and third Royal Caribbean Freedom-class cruise ships. The systems will be supplied and installed by Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has received orders to supply a complete package of electronic navigation equipment for ten new tankers being built for the Latvian Shipping Company (LASCO).

The orders were awarded to Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

The 51,800-deadweight-ton, double-hull tankers, which will be equipped to carry either oil products or chemicals, are being built for LASCO’s Crown Navigation subsidiary at the 3.Maj shipyard in Rijeka, Croatia. Deliveries are scheduled for 2006-2008.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract to supply the Canadian Department of National Defence with advanced ring-laser gyro (RLG) inertial navigation systems to be installed on two Protecteur-Class multi-cargo supply ships.

Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Sperry Marine unit has been awarded a contract to supply new-generation radar systems for two new Virginia-class attack submarines. The new radar systems will enhance navigational safety and efficiency by providing improved situational awareness for the watch team.

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