MEDIA ADVISORY, Aug. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman invites the media to its Westfield's Building Expansion Groundbreaking Ceremony to hear about the corporate and local impact of the company's growth and nearly 85,000 square feet expansion.

  Date:              Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004
 Time:              8 -- 9 a.m.
 Where:             Northrop Grumman Information Technology (IT)
                    4805 Stonecroft Blvd.
                    Chantilly, Va.  20151

 Special Guests:    Congressman Frank R. Wolf (R-Va. 10th)
                    Senator Ken Cuccinelli (R-Va.)
                    Michael Frey, Sully District Supervisor, 
                    Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
                    James R. O'Neill, president, Northrop Grumman IT

 Please RSVP to: 
 Juli Ballesteros   
 Manager, Media Relations 
 Northrop Grumman IT 
 (703) 713-4675

 Program Agenda:

 8 a.m.          Guests Arrive
 8:15 a.m.       Ceremony Begins
                 Welcome, Sidney E. Fuchs, president, Northrop 
                 Grumman IT TASC
                 Remarks by James R. O'Neill, president, Northrop 
                 Grumman IT
                 Remarks by Congressman Frank R. Wolf (R-Va. 10th)
                 Closing, Sidney E. Fuchs
 8:30 a.m.       Official Groundbreaking
 9 a.m.          Reception (Future Lobby Courtyard)
 
  CONTACT:  Juli Ballesteros
          Northrop Grumman Information Technology
          (703) 713-4675