Northrop to guard Army networks in Europe
- By William Welsh
- Apr 14, 2008
Northrop Grumman Corp. will consolidate information technology resources for the Army's 5th Signal Command through a five-year, $30 million contract.
Under the terms of the contract, Northrop Grumman Information Technology of McLean, Va., will consolidate and centrally manage communications and information systems that support Army operations in the European theater.
The contract covers a wide range of network management services, including network defense, intrusion detection and analysis, remedies and spectrum network management.
The effort is designed to help streamline the Army's European IT infrastructure and improve network integrity and security, company officials said.
Northrop Grumman's project partners include Artel, General Dynamics IT and Strategic Business Systems.
Northrop Grumman ranks No. 3
on Washington Technology's 2007 Top 100 list
of the largest federal government prime contractors.
William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.