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Northrop Grumman Announces Team for U.S. Army ITES-2S Bid

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named its team of partner companies for the U.S. Army's Information Technology Enterprise Solutions 2 Services (ITES-2S) program.

ITES-2S is a nine-year, $20 billion, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity program that will provide the Army with a full range of information technology services and solutions to support enterprise infrastructure goals worldwide, including command, control, communications, computers, and information management.

Northrop Grumman's Information Technology (IT) sector is leading a team of large and small businesses including Titan Corp., San Diego, Calif., Multimax, Largo, Md., Siemens AG, Munich, Germany; Research Analysis and Maintenance (RAM), El Paso, Texas; Nortel Networks, Toronto, Canada; Phacil, Inc., Camden, N.J.; and T-Systems, Frankfurt, Germany. The team provides strong Army domain expertise and the depth and breadth required to handle simultaneous, enterprise-level projects globally.

"Northrop Grumman and our industry teammates have significant experience managing large, enterprise-level performance-based contracts in the commercial and federal markets," said Tim Rouch, Northrop Grumman's incumbent program manager for ITES, the predecessor to the ITES-2S program. "We will continue to strengthen our partnership with the Army to help optimize their IT investment for the best possible support to the warfighter."

ITES-2S is a key element of the Army Enterprise Infostructure Transformation program, which was designed to reduce the cost of maintaining information systems while improving access to information and applications.

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.

CONTACT:  Juli Ballesteros, APR
          Northrop Grumman Information Technology
          (703) 713-4675
          juli.ballesteros@ngc.com