Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been selected to provide cybersecurity professional, technical and analytical support to a variety of U.S. Navy Information Operations organizations.
The five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract was awarded by the NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk to eight companies and is valued at $16.3 million for Northrop Grumman. The contract vehicle replaces a previous blanket purchase order, reducing costs, increasing access to innovation and improving cybersecurity mission effectiveness.
Under the contract, the Northrop Grumman team will provide full scope information operations support to Fleet Cyber Command, Naval Information Operations Command Norfolk, Navy Cyber Forces, and Fleet and Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command. Northrop Grumman will support the Navy's warfighting capabilities and all command missions, functions and tasks.
"Northrop Grumman is a longstanding partner of the Navy with a proven track record of strong performance," said Kathy Warden, vice president and general manager for Northrop Grumman's Cyber Intelligence Division. "We will leverage our deep cybersecurity experience in information operations, information warfare and SIGINT, and provide the Navy with innovative and affordable full spectrum solutions to help them meet their mission needs."
Source: Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC)
Date: Mar 21, 2012