Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that it has extended its pending exchange offer
for all outstanding shares of common stock, including associated rights, of Newport News Shipbuilding Inc. (NYSE: NNS) from Oct. 4, 2001, to Oct. 11, 2001, at midnight E.D.T.
Approximately 6,948,883 shares of Newport News Shipbuilding common stock
had been tendered to Northrop Grumman as of 5:00 p.m. E.D.T. on Oct. 4, 2001, including approximately 5,246,621 shares tendered pursuant to notices of guaranteed delivery.