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Northrop Grumman and Oshkosh Select Plasan to Develop Armor for Joint Light Tactical Vehicle

RESTON, Va. and OSHKOSH, Wis. — Feb. 20, 2008 — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) have selected Plasan, a leading developer and manufacturer of add-on armor systems for the military and commercial market, to assist with the design and engineering of the armor for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program.

The U.S. Department of Defense plans to acquire the JLTV for use by the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps.

Northrop Grumman and Oshkosh Corporation announced the companies had teamed to compete for the JLTV program on January 8. If selected, Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector will be the prime contractor and systems integrator. Oshkosh Truck’s Defense Group will be responsible for designing, engineering and manufacturing the vehicle, including the armor system.

“Plasan specializes in the design of armor protection systems,” said Dani Ziv, chief executive officer of Plasan. “We are pleased to be designing an armor solution exclusively with Oshkosh Corporation for the JLTV program.”

“Oshkosh Corporation Defense Group has demonstrated that it has the technology and expertise to design and build some of the world’s toughest military trucks,” said John Stoddart, executive vice president, Oshkosh Corporation and president, Defense Group. “By teaming with Plasan, we will be able to deliver a JLTV concept that meets the survivability and mobility needs of soldiers and Marines.”

The JLTV program requires integrated armor protection and the ability to incorporate add-on armor kits. Plasan has a strong record of providing superior armor protection kits for tracked and wheeled vehicles. Plasan’s armor is used in the majority of Mine Resistance Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles.

Oshkosh and Plasan have previously partnered to develop a successful solution for the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) program; more than 2,000 armored vehicles are in theater. This design also was chosen as the Marine Corps Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR) A-Kit and B-Kit solution.

About Northrop Grumman Corporation
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $32 billion global defense and technology company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.

About Oshkosh Corporation
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment and commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh’s products are valued worldwide by rental companies, fire and emergency units, defense forces, municipal and airport support services, and concrete placement and refuse businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information about Oshkosh Corporation, log onto the company Web site at www.oshkoshcorporation.com

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