Hadron Names George Tonn President of ATI Subsidiary

Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Hadron, Inc.

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Hadron, Inc.
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   HDRN) today announced that George W. Tonn has been
 appointed President of its Avenue Technologies, Inc. (ATI) subsidiary.  Mr.
 Tonn will also serve as Hadron's chief marketing officer.  Hadron ATI provides
 engineering and information technology support to government agencies and
 commercial clients involved with satellite collection and interpretation of
 intelligence data.
     "George Tonn is a growth-oriented, senior defense industry executive, with
 a strong background in serving the intelligence community," said Sterling
 Phillips, Hadron President and CEO.  "His expertise at the highest levels of
 defense program and budget development, both in private industry and as an
 officer in the U.S. Army, will facilitate a new level of business growth for
 Hadron," added Mr. Phillips.
     "I am impressed with the depth of Hadron's technical strength and with the
 superior quality of work performed throughout the intelligence community,"
 said George Tonn.  "Using our technical capabilities and superior past
 performance, I look forward to significantly expanding the Company's client
 base and broadening the scope of opportunities for growth," he concluded.
     Prior to joining Hadron, Mr. Tonn was with Raytheon where he served as the
 Director of the Advanced Battle Management Systems organization in Raytheon's
 Strategic Systems Division.  Previously he had worked with both Hughes
 Aircraft (acquired by Raytheon) and Hughes Information Technology Company in
 senior program management, business development and marketing management
 positions.  His career working with the intelligence community also includes
 senior positions with SAIC and IBM Federal Systems.  During his Army career,
 Mr. Tonn structured programs and budgets at the appropriation level, served as
 U.S. representative and chairman of a NATO Project Group, and was extensively
 involved with the restructuring of the Army's research, development and
 acquisition organization.  Mr. Tonn retired from the U.S. Army as a lieutenant
 colonel.  He holds a BS degree from Georgetown University, an MBA from George
 Washington University, and resides with his wife, Renate, in Burke, Virginia.
 
     Hadron specializes in developing intelligence and biodefense solutions in
 support of our Nation's security.  Hadron focuses on developing innovative
 technical solutions for the intelligence community, analyzing and supporting
 defense systems and developing medical defenses and treatments for toxic
 agents used in biological warfare and terrorism.  The Company's stock trades
 on the OTC Electronic Bulletin Board under the symbol HDRN.  Hadron can be
 found on the Internet at http://www.hadron.com .  Hadron investor relations
 can be contacted at 703-329-9400 or via email at agordon@hadron.com .
 
     Except for the historical information contained herein, this press release
 contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the
 Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, that involve a number of
 risks and uncertainties.  These forward-looking statements may be identified
 by reference to a future period by use of forward-looking terminology such as
 "anticipate," "expect," "could," "intend," "may" and other words of a similar
 nature.  There are certain important factors and risks that could cause
 results to differ materially from those anticipated by the statements
 contained herein.  Such factors and risks include business conditions and
 growth in the information services, engineering services, software development
 and government contracting arenas and in the economy in general.  Competitive
 factors include the pressures toward consolidation of small government
 contracts into larger contracts awarded to major, multi-national corporations;
 and the Company's ability to continue to recruit and retain highly skilled
 technical, managerial and sales/marketing personnel. Other risks may be
 detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission.  Hadron undertakes no obligation to update or revise any
 forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
 events or otherwise.
 
 

SOURCE Hadron, Inc.
    ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Hadron, Inc.
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   HDRN) today announced that George W. Tonn has been
 appointed President of its Avenue Technologies, Inc. (ATI) subsidiary.  Mr.
 Tonn will also serve as Hadron's chief marketing officer.  Hadron ATI provides
 engineering and information technology support to government agencies and
 commercial clients involved with satellite collection and interpretation of
 intelligence data.
     "George Tonn is a growth-oriented, senior defense industry executive, with
 a strong background in serving the intelligence community," said Sterling
 Phillips, Hadron President and CEO.  "His expertise at the highest levels of
 defense program and budget development, both in private industry and as an
 officer in the U.S. Army, will facilitate a new level of business growth for
 Hadron," added Mr. Phillips.
     "I am impressed with the depth of Hadron's technical strength and with the
 superior quality of work performed throughout the intelligence community,"
 said George Tonn.  "Using our technical capabilities and superior past
 performance, I look forward to significantly expanding the Company's client
 base and broadening the scope of opportunities for growth," he concluded.
     Prior to joining Hadron, Mr. Tonn was with Raytheon where he served as the
 Director of the Advanced Battle Management Systems organization in Raytheon's
 Strategic Systems Division.  Previously he had worked with both Hughes
 Aircraft (acquired by Raytheon) and Hughes Information Technology Company in
 senior program management, business development and marketing management
 positions.  His career working with the intelligence community also includes
 senior positions with SAIC and IBM Federal Systems.  During his Army career,
 Mr. Tonn structured programs and budgets at the appropriation level, served as
 U.S. representative and chairman of a NATO Project Group, and was extensively
 involved with the restructuring of the Army's research, development and
 acquisition organization.  Mr. Tonn retired from the U.S. Army as a lieutenant
 colonel.  He holds a BS degree from Georgetown University, an MBA from George
 Washington University, and resides with his wife, Renate, in Burke, Virginia.
 
     Hadron specializes in developing intelligence and biodefense solutions in
 support of our Nation's security.  Hadron focuses on developing innovative
 technical solutions for the intelligence community, analyzing and supporting
 defense systems and developing medical defenses and treatments for toxic
 agents used in biological warfare and terrorism.  The Company's stock trades
 on the OTC Electronic Bulletin Board under the symbol HDRN.  Hadron can be
 found on the Internet at http://www.hadron.com .  Hadron investor relations
 can be contacted at 703-329-9400 or via email at agordon@hadron.com .
 
     Except for the historical information contained herein, this press release
 contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the
 Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, that involve a number of
 risks and uncertainties.  These forward-looking statements may be identified
 by reference to a future period by use of forward-looking terminology such as
 "anticipate," "expect," "could," "intend," "may" and other words of a similar
 nature.  There are certain important factors and risks that could cause
 results to differ materially from those anticipated by the statements
 contained herein.  Such factors and risks include business conditions and
 growth in the information services, engineering services, software development
 and government contracting arenas and in the economy in general.  Competitive
 factors include the pressures toward consolidation of small government
 contracts into larger contracts awarded to major, multi-national corporations;
 and the Company's ability to continue to recruit and retain highly skilled
 technical, managerial and sales/marketing personnel. Other risks may be
 detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission.  Hadron undertakes no obligation to update or revise any
 forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
 events or otherwise.
 
 SOURCE  Hadron, Inc.