Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Receives Top Supplier Recognition from American Honda

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) today announced that is has been named a Premier Partner by American Honda Motor Co. for providing outstanding quality, customer service and cost effectiveness.

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Established in 1998, the Premier Partner award recognizes suppliers who embrace American Honda's philosophy of exceeding customer expectations with responsible and flexible service.

"Northrop Grumman values its partnership with American Honda, and we are committed to providing them with expert service and technology solutions for improved business processes and efficiencies," said Joe Delaney, vice president of commercial information technology services for Northrop Grumman's Information Technology (IT) sector.

Northrop Grumman IT has provided American Honda Motor Company with consulting services since 1998, and managed IT services since 1999. Today, Northrop Grumman provides procurement, maintenance, installation and desktop-refreshment support for approximately 6,500 desktops, laptops and printers at American Honda offices nationwide.

"Just as millions of Honda customers rely on us for quality, value and customer service, we rely on the support and shared commitment of our suppliers such as Northrop Grumman," said Gary Kessler, American Honda's senior vice president of human resources and administration.

Northrop Grumman Information Technology, headquartered in McLean, Va., is a trusted IT leader and premier provider of advanced IT solutions, engineering and business services for government and commercial clients. The company's technological leadership spans such areas as homeland security solutions, health IT solutions, secure wireless, cyber and physical assurance, IT and network infrastructure, managed services, knowledge management, modeling and simulation and geospatial intelligence solutions.

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