Northrop Grumman received the 2003 Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership Award
for Homeland Security and Homeland Defense in recognition of its roles in the Integrated Deepwater System program
, and in the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) Technology Enterprise Automation Management Support (TEAMS) program.
Northrop Grumman was cited by Frost & Sullivan, based on their role in the Deepwater program, on its deep understanding of vertical technologies required by maritime vessels involved in military missions as well as its broad integration skills supporting the U.S. Coast Guard's acquisition
of three classes of new cutters and their associated small boats.