MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Sidney E. Fuchs has been named to an executive-level panel of the Information Technology Association of America's (ITAA) Coalition for America's High-Tech Future.

The CEO panel consists of presidents from large companies and universities that have an investment in the future leaders of technology, engineering, science and math industries.

The coalition was established to address ways to secure the availability of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills in schools that are crucial to the nation's long-term economic future.

ITAA provides global public policy, business networking and national leadership to promote the continued rapid growth of the information-technology industry.

Fuchs is president of the TASC business unit within Northrop Grumman's Information Technology sector. In his role on ITAA's Coalition for America's High-Tech Future panel he will work to accomplish several goals of the program, including increasing the number of annual STEM graduates in the U.S. over the next 10 years, encouraging job growth, fostering student leadership skills, and sharpening U.S. competitiveness in global markets.

Northrop Grumman Information Technology, headquartered in McLean, 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, health IT 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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          Northrop Grumman Information Technology
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          Christy Whitman
          Northrop Grumman Information Technology
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