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COST ACCOUNTING STANDARDS NOTICES AND CERTIFICATION - P450-F01 This notice is in seven parts, identified by Roman numerals I through VII, and must be completed by Large businesses performing work under a FAR-covered U.S. Government Prime Contract or lower-tier Subcontract. For firms located in the United Kingdom, see part VII below. This notice does not apply to small businesses. Offerors shall examine each part and provide the requested information in order to determine Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) requirements applicable to any resultant contract. I. DISCLOSURE STATEMENT ­ COST ACCOUNTING PRACTICES AND CERTIFICATION (a) Any contract in excess of $500,000 resulting from this solicitation will be subject to the requirements of the Cost Accounting Standards Board (48 CFR Chapter 99), except for those contracts which are exempt as specified in 48 CFR 9903.201-1. (b) Any offeror submitting a proposal which, if accepted, will result in a contract subject to the requirements of 48 CFR Chapter 99 must, as a condition of contracting, submit a Disclosure Statement as required by 48 CFR 9903.202. When required, the Disclosure Statement must be submitted as a part of the offeror's proposal under this solicitation unless the offeror has already submitted a Disclosure Statement disclosing the practices used in connection with the pricing of this proposal. If an applicable Disclosure Statement has already been submitted, the offeror may satisfy the requirement for submission by providing the information in paragraph (c) of Part I of this provision.

CAUTION: In the absence of specific regulations or agreement, a practice disclosed in a Disclosure Statement shall not, by virtue of such disclosure, be deemed to be a proper, approved, or agreed-to practice for pricing proposals or accumulating and reporting contract performance cost data. (c) Disclosure Statement Certification. CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX BELOW: (1) Certificate of Concurrent Submission of Disclosure Statement. The offeror hereby certifies that, as a part of the offer, copies of its Disclosure Statement have been submitted as follows: (i) original and one copy to the cognizant Administrative Contracting Officer (ACO) or cognizant Federal agency official authorized to act in that capacity (Federal official), as applicable, and (ii) one copy to the cognizant Federal auditor. (Disclosure must be on Form No. CASB DS-1 or CASB DS-2 as applicable. Forms may be obtained from the cognizant ACO or Federal official and/or from the loose-leaf version of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.) Date of Disclosure Statement: Name and Address of Cognizant ACO or Federal Official Where Filed: The offeror further certifies that practices used in estimating costs in pricing this proposal are consistent with the cost accounting practices disclosed in its Disclosure Statement. (2) Certificate of Previously Submitted Disclosure Statement. The offeror hereby certifies that its Disclosure Statement was filed as follows (if filed as a prime contractor, a previously submitted statement will have been filed with offeror's cognizant Administrative Contracting Officer (ACO); if filed as a subcontractor, with offeror's cognizant ACO or the ACO of a prime contract customer): Date of Disclosure Statement: Name and Address of Cognizant ACO or Federal Official Where Filed: The offeror further certifies that the practices used in estimating costs in pricing this proposal are consistent with the cost accounting practices disclosed in its applicable disclosure statement.

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COST ACCOUNTING STANDARDS NOTICES AND CERTIFICATION - P450-F01 (3) Certificate of Monetary Exemption The offeror hereby certifies that the offeror, together with all divisions, subsidiaries, and affiliates under common control, did not receive net awards of negotiated prime contracts and subcontracts subject to CAS totaling more than $50 million in the cost accounting period immediately preceding the period in which this proposal was submitted. The offeror further certifies that if its status changes before an award resulting from this proposal, the offeror will advise its cognizant Contracting Officer and Buyer immediately. (4) Certificate of Interim Exemption The offeror hereby certifies that (i) the offeror first exceeded the monetary exemption for disclosure, as defined in (3) of this subsection, in the cost accounting period immediately preceding the period in which this offer was submitted and (ii) in accordance with 48 CFR 9903.202-1, the offeror is not yet required to submit a Disclosure Statement. The offeror further certifies that if an award resulting from this proposal has not been made within 90 days after the end of that period, the offeror will immediately submit a revised certificate to the Buyer, in the form specified under subparagraphs (c)(1) or (c)(2) of Part I this provision, as appropriate, to verify submission of a completed Disclosure Statement. CAUTION: Offerors currently required to disclose because they were awarded a CAS-covered prime contract of subcontract of $50 million or more in the current cost accounting period may not claim this exemption (4). Further, the exemption applies only in connection with proposals submitted before expiration of the 90-day period following the cost accounting period in which the monetary exemption was exceeded. II. COST ACCOUNTING STANDARDS ­ ELIGIBILITY FOR MODIFIED CONTRACT COVERAGE If the offeror is eligible to use the modified provisions of 48 CFR, Subpart 9903.201-1(b) and elects to do so, the offeror shall indicate by checking the box below. Checking the block below shall mean that the resultant contract is subject to the Disclosure and Consistency of Cost Accounting Practices clause in lieu of the Cost Accounting Standards clause. The offeror hereby claims an exemption from the Cost Accounting Standards clause under the provisions of 48 CFR 9903.201-2(b) and certifies that the offeror is eligible for use of the Disclosure and Consistency of Cost Accounting Practices clause because during the cost accounting period immediately preceding the period in which this proposal was submitted, the offeror received less than $50 million in awards of CAS-covered prime contracts and subcontracts. The offeror further certifies that if such status changes before an award resulting from this proposal, the offeror will advise its cognizant Contracting Officer and Buyer immediately. CAUTION: An offeror may not claim the above eligibility for modified contract coverage if this proposal is expected to result in the award of a CAS-covered contract of $50 million or more or if, during its current cost accounting period, the offeror has been awarded a single CAS-covered prime contract or subcontract of $50 million or more. III. ADDITIONAL COST ACCOUNTING STANDARDS APPLICABLE TO EXISTING CONTRACTS Yes No The offeror shall indicate, by checking the appropriate box, whether award of the contemplated contract would, in accordance with FAR 52.230-2(a)(3) Cost Accounting Standards (April 1998), require a change in established cost accounting practices affecting existing contracts and subcontracts. IV. CERTIFICATE OF CONTRACT EXEMPTION If offeror's proposal exceeds $500,000 but offeror claims an exemption from the requirements of Public Law 100-679, and rules and regulations of the Cost Accounting Standards Board, as amended, the block appropriate to the claim will be marked. Offeror certifies that: (1) Proposed price is a firm fixed-priced or fixed-priced with economic price adjustment (provided that price adjustment is not based on actual costs incurred) for the acquisition of commercial items and offeror has submitted a proper Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems Form P374-F02, Supplier's Assertion of Commerciality;

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COST ACCOUNTING STANDARDS NOTICES AND CERTIFICATION - P450-F01 (2) Proposed pricing is set by law or regulation; (3) It is a small business concern; (4) It is a Foreign Concern (other than a concern located in the United Kingdom; see Part VII below); (5) It is an educational institution subject to the cost principles in FAR Subpart 31.3, and any resultant subcontract will not be performed by a federally funded research and development center operated by this institution. (6) Proposed price is for an order of less than $7.5 million, provided that, at the time of award, the business unit of the contractor or subcontractor is not currently performing any CAS-covered contracts or subcontracts valued at $7.5 million or greater. (7) This order will be executed and performed entirely outside of the United States, its territories and possessions. V. INITIAL EFFECTIVITY OF COST ACCOUNTING STANDARDS Yes No The offeror shall indicate, by checking the appropriate box, whether or not award of a subcontract as a result of its proposal would result in making Cost Accounting Standard(s) effective for the first time. VI. NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES TO ACCOUNTING PRACTICES Offeror shall indicate, by checking the appropriate box, whether previously unreported changes to its accounting practices will be made as a result of this award. The offeror has made, or proposes to make, previously unreported changes to accounting practices as a result of this award that affect other CAS-covered prime or subcontracts. The offeror has NOT made, and does NOT propose to make, previously unreported changes to accounting practices as a result of this award that affect other CAS-covered prime or subcontracts. VII. SUPPLIERS LOCATED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM ­ CONSISTENCY IN COST ACCOUNTING PRACTICES If the contemplated subcontract is exempt from CAS requirements solely on the basis that the subcontract is to be awarded to a United Kingdom contractor and is to be performed substantially in the United Kingdom, the contractor agrees that it will consistently follow the cost accounting practices disclosed on Form CASB DS-1 in estimating, accumulating and reporting costs under the resultant subcontract. The contractor also agrees that (a) the Disclosure Statement filed with the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence shall be available for inspection and use by authorized representatives of the United States Government, and (b) it will comply with the provisions of FAR 52.230-4, Consistency in Cost Accounting Practices (August 1992). PLEASE SIGN AND RETURN TO NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION

FIRM NAME: SIGNATURE: PRINTED NAME: TITLE: DATE:

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