Salient CRGT forms joint venture with 8(a) firm

Salitent CRGT forms a joint venture with Digital Consultants to pursue defense market opportunities.

Salient CRGT and the 8(a) small business Digital Consultants have formed an 8(a) mentor protégé joint venture.

The new organization will be known as Digital Salient Solutions and will target defense contracts.

Salient CRGT goes to market with health, data analytics, cloud, agile software, cybersecurity and infrastructure solutions.

Digital Consultants provides IT, engineering and operations support as well as audiovisual systems design, engineering, installation and operations, cybersecurity, data management and mission systems training support. Major customers include the Defense Department, Federal Communications Commission, American Battle Monuments Commission and Social Security Administration.

The joint venture combines the agility of a small business with the resources and expertise of a large business, company officials said.

The joint venture is part of the Small Business Administration’s mentor-protégé program.