Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Names Walter S. Page III Aerospace Systems Sector Counsel

Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Names Walter S. Page III Aerospace Systems
Sector Counsel

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman
Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Walter S. Page III vice president, associate
general counsel and sector counsel for its Aerospace Systems sector, effective
April 1. Page will report to Sheila C. Cheston, corporate vice president and
general counsel. He will succeed Georgetta Wolff, who is retiring from the
company.

Walter S. Page III
 Walter S. Page III, vice
 president, associate general
 counsel and sector counsel,
 Northrop Grumman Aerospace
 Systems

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http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=17355

"Walter's broad experience, judgment and analytical skills will serve him, and
our company, well in his new role," said Cheston. "He has provided outstanding
legal advice and leadership to Northrop Grumman for more than 20 years, and we
look forward to his continued contributions."

In his new role, Page will serve as primary legal counsel to the Aerospace
Systems sector president and senior staff. He will be responsible for managing
the delivery of legal advice and Law department support to all elements of the
sector, including its multiple sites, programs and subsidiaries. He will
oversee a wide range of legal matters including government contracts, business
development, litigation, investigations, environmental, trademarks and
intellectual property, employment, audit and compliance.

Page joined Northrop Grumman as part of the company's acquisition of TRW in
2002. He has held various positions at Northrop Grumman's former Space
Technology sector and, most recently, served as division counsel for the
Aerospace Systems sector's Advanced Development Programs division. At TRW, he
served as senior counsel in Germany and provided securities and finance
counsel. Page has also worked at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Jenkens
& Gilchrist, in the corporate and corporate restructuring groups.

Page earned a bachelor's degree from Duke University and a juris doctorate
degree from University of Michigan Law School.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative
systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and
logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.
Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

CONTACT: Randy Belote
         703-280-2720
         randy.belote@ngc.com

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