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Northrop Grumman Australia Awarded Department of Defence Computer Network Defence Contract

CANBERRA, Australia, Nov. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman M5 Network Security, an Australian subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), has been awarded the Department of Defence's contract for JP2068 Phase 2B.2.

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JP2068 is a multi-phased project to progressively enhance the Defence Network Operation Centre capability. This will enable Defence to more effectively manage, monitor and secure its major communications networks and information systems.

"This contract marks the formalisation of a partnership between Defence and Northrop Grumman Australia as a trusted cyber systems integrator with the ability to deliver enhanced cyber security to Defence," said Ian Irving, chief executive, Northrop Grumman Australia.

Northrop Grumman M5 Network Security was established in 2003 with its headquarters in Canberra. M5 provides cyber security services to military, government and large corporations. M5 also maintains a thriving product development practice focusing on the Secure Communications System, a range of cyber-secure products and capabilities. M5 was also the winner of the 2015 Defence Science and Technology Group Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science for Safeguarding Australia.

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/Australia for more information.

CONTACT: Christian Taubenschlag (Australia) +61 2 6161 8627 (office) +61 421 774 748 (mobile) christian@cmaxadvisory.com.au Marynoele Benson 703-556-1651 marynoele.benson@ngc.com

Source:Northrop Grumman Corp.