LORTON, Va. -- Sept. 4, 2003 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Information Technology (IT) sector will dedicate a new facility Sept. 4, 2003, at 10510 Furnace Road in Lorton, Va.

Highlighting the occasion will be remarks by James O'Neill, president, Northrop Grumman IT TASC, and 1st IO Command Commander Colonel McCarl. In addition, information operations demonstrations will be on display.

Northrop Grumman IT designed and reconfigured a new 22,000 square-foot facility to support the Land Information Warfare Activity (LIWA) contract, which the U.S. Army awarded the company last year. Due to the contract, Northrop Grumman IT grew by approximately 200 employees over the past year and continues to grow rapidly.

The new facility will feature a multi-security environment. Construction of the facility was completed in August.

"This new building will contain approximately 100 Northrop Grumman employees all dedicated to supporting the LIWA contract," said O'Neill. "This new facility will enable us to support our customer with more adequate space for current and future employees."

Robert Frisbie, division director, Northrop Grumman IT TASC, will serve as the company's lead executive at the facility.

Northrop Grumman Information Technology, headquartered in Herndon, Va., is a trusted IT leader and premier provider of advanced IT solutions, engineering and business services for government and commercial clients. The company's expertise spans such areas as information systems integration; information technology security; command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR); homeland security; enterprise hardware and software solutions; training and simulation; base and range support; signals intelligence; health informatics; space systems; and specialized scientific, engineering and technical services.

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