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Sierra Nevada to Help Build Data Sharing Platform for Intell Community

big data2Sierra Nevada has won a two-year, $9.5 million contract to design computer software and hardware systems for U.S. intelligence agencies to access, store and exchange information.

The Defense Department said Tuesday the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory awarded the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to Sierra Nevada through a competitive process and that the military service is obligating $2.8 million at the time of award.

The company will help build, evaluate and test an enterprise engine appliance and associated software using an agile development process, as well as apply information assurance and cybersecurity methods in the system.

Sierra Nevada will also demonstrate the platform’s work to support support mission analysis, processing and situational assessment activities at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

Sierra Nevada will perform work in Sparks, Nevada and is scheduled to finish Sept. 22, 2017.

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