Northrop Grumman secures $700M DIA contract

Northrop Grumman Corporation was awarded a contract valued up to $700 million to provide the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) with an integrated cloud and sensor solution to provide faster intelligence to the warfighter, the Falls Church, VA-based company announced December 13.

Northrop Grumman will rapidly evolve the DIA’s collection, processing, and analytics tools by:

  • Leveraging model-based, systems engineering to consolidate and integrate the DIA’s technical capabilities.
  • Implementing leading-edge solutions that meet the needs of the rapidly changing intelligence environment.
  • Applying digital engineering to produce operational efficiencies and affordability.


Jennifer Walsmith, vice president of cyber and information solutions, Northrop Grumman, said, “We’re transforming the digital ecosystem for the intelligence community to streamline inputs and provide actionable information at the speed needed to outpace evolving threats.”

The award, known as Neptune Phoenix, is a nine-year, single-award contract that includes lifecycle management, engineering, design, development, purchasing, prototyping, test and evaluation, deployment, and data analysis for current and future Radio Frequency and Electro Optical sensor systems.

Source: Northrop Grumman

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