According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is being awarded a $25, 575, 767 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic order agreement (N00019-10-G-0004) for the design and development of the airborne sense and avoid capability for the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) unmanned aircraft system in support of the Navy and Air Force. Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y. (50 percent) and San Diego, Calif. (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $7, 368, 022 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.”
NCI Information Systems has secured a four-year, $269.9M contract from the Washington Headquarters Services to provide information technology support to the Defense Information Systems Agency's Joint Service Provider.
Matt Kraning, chief technology officer and co-founder of San Francisco-based Expanse, has said government agencies need a centralized strategy to secure, govern and monitor all internet-connected devices.