MCLEAN, Va., 22 March 2012. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been selected to provide cybersecurity professional, technical and analytical support to a variety of U.S. Navy Information Operations organizations.
The five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract was awarded by the NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk to eight companies. For Northrop Grumman the contract is valued at $16.3 million. The contract vehicle replaces a previous blanket purchase order, reducing costs, increasing access to innovation and improving cybersecurity mission effectiveness.
Under the contract, the Northrop Grumman team will provide full scope information operations support to Fleet Cyber Command, Naval Information Operations Command Norfolk, Navy Cyber Forces, and Fleet and Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command. Northrop Grumman will support the Navy's warfighting capabilities and all command missions, functions and tasks.
The work on this contract will be performed primarily in the Norfolk, Va., and Fort Meade, Md. areas. Northrop Grumman's partners include Calhoun International, Tampa, Fla.; TeleCommunication Systems, Inc., Annapolis, Md.; Client/Server Software Solutions, Inc, Omaha, Neb.; Goldbelt Hawk, Newport News, Va.; JB Management, Alexandria, Va.; and K2 Group, Vienna, Va.