Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) booked a follow-on task order worth a potential $1.1 billion from the GSA to oversee classified networks for the Department of Homeland Security.
According to the firm, “the Enterprise Networked Services Support task order, which allows secure information sharing among federal government agencies and first responders nationwide, is a single award under the Alliant indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract.”
The contract carries a one-year base term and six, one-year options.
“Fundamental to achieving the Department of Homeland Security’s mission of communicating effectively within the department and among its partners around the nation is the capability to share critical national security information at the appropriate level of classification to initiate immediate action, ” said Jim Myers, vice president and general manager for Northrop Grumman’s Civil Systems Division. “Our cutting-edge solution and industry-leading team will incorporate green IT best practices to benefit the department and support the federal Chief Information Officer Council’s Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative through a reduced energy and data center footprint.”