HERNDON, Va., June 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Information Technology (IT) sector named Jeffrey Harmon manager, Integrated Justice Programs, Public Safety Solutions.

Harmon will serve as a senior advisor for law enforcement information sharing technologies for criminal justice solutions and homeland security.

"Jeff brings an impressive track record of achievement in public safety to Northrop Grumman," said Hugh Taylor, president, Commercial, State and Local Solutions, Northrop Grumman IT. "His leadership capabilities and strategic grasp of law enforcement technology integrated justice systems will help Northrop Grumman within the public safety market."

Harmon has more than 20 years of professional service and experience in public safety, criminal justice and law enforcement. He recently retired as deputy chief of the Maine State Police.

His public service contributions include past chairman of the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Council; member of the National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System board of directors; member of the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services Advisory police board; and past chairman of the Maine Criminal Justice Information Services Policy board. He also served as vice chairman of SEARCH (the National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics), where he was the 2003 recipient of the Gary R. Cooper Meritorious Service Award.

Harmon holds a bachelor's degree from Northeastern University and is a graduate of the FBI Academy.

Northrop Grumman Information Technology, based 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 technological leadership spans such areas as homeland security solutions, secure wireless, cyber and physical assurance, IT and network infrastructure, managed services, knowledge management, modeling and simulation, and geospatial intelligence solutions.

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