Lieutenant General (Ret.) Frank Libutti Appointed Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Digital Fusion, Inc.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--()--Sept. 7, 2005--Digital Fusion, Inc. (OTCBB:DIGF), an information technology (IT) and engineering services provider, announced today that its Board of Directors appointed former Under Secretary and Lieutenant General (Ret.) Frank Libutti as Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer. Lt. Gen. Libutti replaces Mr. Roy E. Crippen, III, who served as Digital Fusion's Chief Executive Officer since 2001 and its Chairman since March 2005. Mr. Crippen continues to serve as a Director of Digital Fusion.

Lieutenant General Libutti brings significant administrative and management experience, leadership skills, and knowledge of the defense and federal services marketplace to his new positions at Digital Fusion.

After 38 years of military and public service, Lt. Gen Libutti retired in 2005 as the first Under Secretary for Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection at the newly created U.S. Department of Homeland Security. From 2002 to May 2003, Lt. Gen. Libutti served as the New York Police Department's first Deputy Commissioner of Counter-Terrorism. Prior to the NYPD, he had a long, distinguished and highly decorated career in the Marine Corps, retiring in October 2002 at the rank of Lieutenant General.

At the time of his retirement, Lt. Gen. Libutti was the Commander of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific; Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific; and Commander, U.S. Marine Crops Bases, Pacific, headquartered at Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii. Lieutenant General Libutti is a native of Huntington, Long Island, New York, and a graduate of The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.

About Digital Fusion

Digital Fusion is an information technology and engineering services company that helps its customers make the most of technology to meet their business needs. Digital Fusion's IT Services provide solutions to both government and commercial customers, focused in the following areas: Business Process Automation, Application Development and Data Management, Application Security, Web Portals and Digital Dashboard, System Integration and IT Support. Digital Fusion's Engineering Services support a variety of customers with state-of-the-art solutions that include: Computational Aerodynamics/CFD; Optical Systems Design, Development and Test; Thermo/Structural Dynamics; Modeling and Simulations; Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing; Program Analysis; and Group/Flight Planning, Execution, and Data Analysis. Based in Huntsville, Alabama, Digital Fusion also has offices in Washington, D.C., Orlando, Florida, and New Jersey. For additional information about Digital Fusion, visit http://www.digitalfusion.com.

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Contacts

Digital Fusion Inc.
Gary S. Ryan, 256-837-2620
gryan@digitalfusion.com

Contacts

Digital Fusion Inc.
Gary S. Ryan, 256-837-2620
gryan@digitalfusion.com