Northrop Grumman Awarded U.S. Air Force A-10 TLPS Task Orders

        Northrop Grumman Awarded U.S. Air Force A-10 TLPS Task Orders

PR Newswire

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 19, 2013

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Air Force has awarded
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) two task orders under the A-10
Thunderbolt Life Cycle Program Support (TLPS) indefinite delivery, indefinite
quantity contract vehicle. The total value of the task orders is nearly $24
million.

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"Northrop Grumman is proud to continue to supporting the Air Force's premier
ground attack aircraft," said John Parker, director, Northrop Grumman's global
logistics and modernization business unit. "Our focus is to always provide our
customer with the highest level of engineering services possible to ensure
superior program performance. We look forward to continuing our work with the
Air Force and the A-10 Thunderbolt."

Under the terms of the four-year aircraft structural integrity program (ASIP)
Modernization V task order, Northrop Grumman and its teammates will support
the A-10 ASIP modernization program on tasks required to keep the A-10 weapon
system viable through 2028 and beyond. Teammates for ASIP include Southwest
Research Institute, San Antonio. Texas; University of Dayton Research
Institute, Dayton, Ohio; Borsight Inc., Ogden, Utah; and Prime Machine Inc.,
Salt Lake City.

Northrop Grumman will rely on its A-10 original equipment manufacturer
experience for the two-year ASIP Legacy V task order, which will include tasks
related to the original development and manufacture of the A-10. These tasks
include damage tolerance analysis, materials testing, probabilistic and risk
analysis, and stress and thermal analysis.

"Winning these task orders demonstrates our customer's confidence in our
ability to manage the extremely important engineering and logistics tasks
required to keep the aircraft structure flight-ready throughout its
lifecycle," said David Gustafson, site and program manager, Northrop Grumman
Clearfield aircraft engineering services center.

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

SOURCE Northrop Grumman Corporation

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