Northrop Grumman Corporation provides products, services, and solutions in information and services, aerospace, electronics, and shipbuilding in the United States. Its Information & Services business integrates command, control, communications, computers and intelligence, missile and air defense, airborne reconnaissance, intelligence management and processing, and decision support systems; provides information technology systems engineering and systems integration for the Department of Defense, national intelligence, federal, civilian, state and local agencies, and commercial customers; and offers infrastructure management and maintenance, training and preparedness, and logistics and life cycle management services. The companys Aerospace business develops missionized integrated systems and subsystems for battlespace awareness, command and control systems, integrated combat systems, and airborne ground surveillance; and develops and integrates spacecraft systems and subsystems, electronic and communications payloads, intercontinental ballistic missile systems, and high energy laser systems and subsystems in the areas of space, defense, and electronics technology. Its Electronics business produces, integrates, and supports various electronic and maritime systems for various applications, such as airborne surveillance, aircraft fire control, precision targeting, electronic warfare, automatic test equipment, inertial navigation, integrated avionics, space sensing, intelligence processing, air traffic control, air and missile defense, communications, mail processing, biochemical detection, ship bridge control, and shipboard components. The companys Shipbuilding business designs, builds, and refuels nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, amphibious assault ships, surface combatants, and nuclear-powered submarines. It also provides after-market services; and produces double-hulled crude oil tankers. The company was founded in 1939 and is based in Los Angeles, California.
Last update by Tom Henson, Sun 26 Apr 2009