Global Defense Power Wants To Buy Local Company

CLEVELAND - Global defense powerhouse Northrop Grumman is going after TRW Inc., which is a company based in Greater Cleveland, 19/43 News reported.

Northrop Grumman is offering to buy TRW for nearly $6 billion.

A Northrop Grumman spokesperson said that if the deal goes through, it would sell TRW's auto parts business, but keep its aerospace and defense businesses.

It's too early in the deal to speculate on how it would affect jobs in northeast Ohio.