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Exhibit 2

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Exhibit 2

Ad # 10278 Name US DEPT OF JUSTICE/ANTI TRUS Site 72 lines M0079
Class 815 PO # 5023 Authorized by G. GALBREATH Account 632270 01/10/03

The Washington Post

District of Columbia, ss., personally appeared before me, a Notary Public in and for the said District, Garland L. Christmas well known to me to be Manager, Billing and Verification of The Washignton Post, a daily newspaper published in the City of Washington, District of Columbia, and making oath in due form of law that an advertisement containing the language annexed hereto was published in said newspaper on the dates mentioned in the certificate herein.

I Hereby Certify that the attached advertisement was published in The Washington Post, a daily newspaper, upon the following dates at a cost of $4,183.20 and was circulated in the Washington metropolitan area.

Published 7 times. Dates: Jan 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16, 2003
Account 632270

(Signature of Garland L. Christmas)

Witness my hand and official seal this   1st  day of May     2003

(Signature of Tuesday T. Lyon)
My commission expires ____________________


Take notice that a proposed Final Judgement has been filed with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C., in a civil antitrust case, United States v. Northrop Grumman Corp. and TRW, Civ. No. 1:02CV2432 (GK).
On December 11, 2002, the United States filed a Complaint alleging that Northrop's acquisition of TRW would lessen competition substantially in development, production, and sale of radar reconnaisance satellite systems and electro-optical/ infrared reconnaissance satellite systems, and the payloads for those systems, in the United States, in violation of Section 7 of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. sec 18. The proposed Final Judgment, filed the same time as the Complaint, requires the defendant Northrop to act in a non-discriminatory manner in making teaming and purchase decisions on programs in which by virtue of the acquisition of TRW, it will be able to compete as both a prime contractor and the supplier of the payloads for the program. The proposed Final Judgement also establishes a set of procedures to monitor and enforce Northrop's compliance with its obligations. A Competitive Impact Statement filed by the United States describes the Complaint, the proposed Final Judgment, and the remedies available to private litigants. Copies of the Complaint, the proposed Final Judgment, and Competitive Impact Statement are available for inspection at the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Suite 215 North, 325 7th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004 (telephone: 202/514-2692), and at the Clerk's Office of the U.S. Court for the District of Columbia, 333 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001. Copies of these materials may be obtained upon request and payment of a copying fee.
Interested persons may address comments to J. Robert Kramer II, Chief, Litigation II Section, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1401 H Street, N.W., Suite 3000, Washington, D.C. 20530 (telephone: 202/307-0924), within 60 days of the date of this notice.
Updated August 14, 2015