Hewlett-Packard outsourced company EDS has just landed a $34 million deal with the US Department of Defense, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). The contract will renew and provide support for the Department of Defense Multinational Information Sharing Program (MNIS).
MNIS provides a forum where the US Department of Defense, Combatant of Commands and specific foreign nations exchange mutually-beneficial intelligence to bring aide to decision making. Under the contract, EDS will team up with the Harris Corporation in providing system’s engineering, technical and analytical assistance with the goal of seamless collaboration and communication from one platform. Therefore creating a higher rate of mission success.
EDS and Harris Corporation have been working with the Department of Defense’s MNIS program since 2004 under the Encore II program. The new Encore II vehicle contract is a one year contract with 4 options given annually to the Department of Defense.