BAE Systems won an ID/IQ contract from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to modernize the agency’s Department of Defense Intelligence Information System trusted computer workstations through a worldwide virtualized desktop infrastructure for DIA users and intelligence analysts.
The deal has a $300 million ordering ceiling over a five-year period, with multiple option years.
BAE Systems will serve as the lead contractor for the Next Generation Desktop Environment (NGDE).
The firm will create “a multiple security level, multi-intelligence analyst environment that maintains DIA’s compliance with DoD standards for intelligence systems and applications.”
“BAE Systems is proud to provide the tools necessary to help DIA further its goal of making military intelligence analysts even more productive, ” said Rick Schieffelin, vice president and general manager of Mission Solutions for BAE Systems. “It is our hope that BAE Systems’ Next Generation Desktop Environment will also set the stage for other members of the intelligence community to have access to a secure, flexible and affordable solution.”