Northrop wins $100M encryption contract
- By Nick Wakeman
- Nov 17, 2015
Northrop Grumman has won a $99.9 million DISA contract to supply encryption devices for the Joint Battle Command Platform program.
The company will be supply KGV-72 Type 1 Programmable Inline Encryption Devices or PIEDS. The devices are used to encrypt network traffic.
This is a five-year contract with five one-year options. Most of the work will be done in Rochester, N.Y.
Two companies bid on the contract.
Nick Wakeman is the editor-in-chief of Washington Technology. Follow him on Twitter: @nick_wakeman.