Northrop Grumman Wins U.S. Navy Performance-Based Logistics Contract for Carrier Aircraft Inertial Navigation System

Northrop Grumman Wins U.S. Navy Performance-Based Logistics Contract for
Carrier Aircraft Inertial Navigation System

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., March 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman
Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a follow-on performance-based
logistics contract to provide logistics, material and technical support for
the AN/ASN-139 Carrier Aircraft Inertial Navigation System (CAINS II)
installed on various U.S. Navy and foreign aircraft.

The U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command granted the five-year, firm-fixed-price
contract, which has a total value of $13.2 million, to Northrop Grumman. Under
the contract, Northrop Grumman is supplying material- and
configuration-management services for the AN/ASN-139 CAINS II, which is used
on the C-2A, E-2C, F/A-18, S-3 and AV-8B aircraft.

"Our excellent performance during the previous five-year, performance-based
logistics contract for the AN/ASN-139 helped us to secure this latest award,"
said Gorik Hossepian, vice president of Northrop Grumman's Navigation and
Positioning Systems business unit. "Our wide scope of support, including total
inventory control for CAINS II, will help ensure that the product continues to
meet the availability requirements and high quality standards of the Navy."

The AN/ASN-139, which is also known as the LN-92, is a ring laser gyro
strapdown inertial navigation system that provides better than one nautical
mile per hour navigation performance. It was designed for carrier-based
aircraft to offer low life-cycle and acquisition costs, low maintenance and
calibration needs, and high reliability.

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: Gina Piellusch
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