Northrop Grumman Corporation

Brief Overview

Northrop Grumman provides global aerospace and defense services including cyber security.


Northrop Grumman
2980 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, Virginia 22042
Tel: (703) 280 – 2900


Wes Bush serves as Chairman, CEO, and President of Northrop Grumman Corporation.


Northrop Aircraft was founded in 1939, and became Northrop Corporation in 1959. The company merged with Grumman Corporation in 1994, and grew to the large public company it is today, trading on the NYSE. The company is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia with Aerospace Systems headquartered in Redondo Beach, California, Electronic Systems headquartered in Linthicum, Maryland, Information Systems headquartered in McLean, Virginia, and Technical Services headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. The company operates globally in the UK, Europe, Australia, Saudi Arabia, UAE, and other countries.

Key Acquisitions

Westinghouse Defense Electronics (1996) – Defense
Logicon Corporation (1997) – Defense
Teledyne Ryan (1999) – Aeronautical
Litton Industries (2001) – Technology
Newport News Shipbuilding (2001)
TRW Inc. (2002) – Defense
M5 Network Security (2012) – Cyber Security

Key Competitors

Lockheed Martin, Boeing, BAE Systems

Products and Services

In addition to its range of aerospace, electronics, defense, and technical services, the company offers Cyber Security services with an emphasis on Federal Government and defense customers. Specific capabilities within Northrop Grumman in the area of cyber security include mission operations, protection, intelligence, and active response in support of information assurance and computer network defense. These capabilities are embedded in program-specific situational awareness, mission planning, mission management, and effects assessment with emphasis on US Federal Government customers.