Northrop Grumman Extends Tender Offer

Friday, October 19, 2001
Northrop Grumman Corporation today 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. 18, 2001, to Oct. 25, 2001, at midnight E.D.T. Approximately 7,571,023 shares of Newport News Shipbuilding common stock had been tendered to Northrop Grumman as of 5:00 p.m. E.D.T. on Oct. 18, 2001, including approximately 4,692,257 shares tendered pursuant to notices of guaranteed delivery. Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $15 billion, global aerospace and defense company with its worldwide headquarters in Los Angeles. Northrop Grumman provides technologically advanced, innovative products, services and solutions in defense and commercial electronics, systems integration, information technology and non-nuclear shipbuilding and systems. With 80,000 employees and operations in 44 states and 25 countries, Northrop Grumman serves U.S. and international military, government and commercial customers

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