NGC’s Linda Mills on $775M CANES Contract Win

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has won a deal from the U.S. Navy  to support the development phase of the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) program. CANES will improve and optimize shipboard network systems to increase interoperability and affordability within the fleet.

If each option is exercised, the deal will have a total value of $775 million. The contract is slated to include system production through 2014.

“As the Navy elevates information to a core warfighting capability and effects full maritime domain awareness, the foundational infrastructure must be based on a secure, reliable and interoperable network, ” said Linda A. Mills, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector. “The Northrop Grumman team is honored and ‘at the ready’ to take on this vital effort for information age operations.”

Read about Linda Mills’ take on GovCon in 2010 here.

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