Radiant Mercury contracts for cross domain intel sharing won by Lockheed MartinNews
March 02, 2015
DENVER. U.S. Navy officials contracted Lockheed Martin engineers to continue their support of the Radiant Mercury system that enables secure sharing of sensitive data between unclassified and classified security domains.
The two U.S. Navy contracts have a total ceiling value of $90 million to support the Radiant Mercury cross domain solution for five years.
Radiant Mercury helps enable timely sharing of critical information by ensuring that information transferring from one network domain to another undergo extremely high levels of scrutiny, to protect against compromises in the integrity of the data. While protecting classified data from unauthorized access, the system also simultaneously enables those with the correct security classification to retrieve sensitive and critical information. the majority of major C4ISR systems, and supports most transport, network, and data link protocols.
Radiant Mercury, which by both U.S. and allied partners at more than 400 sites worldwide, has streamlined the process of sharing critical operational and intelligence data with coalition forces. Radiant Mercury complies with the Intelligence Community Directive 503 policy, which guards sensitive compartmented information within information systems. It is also approved for top secret and secret interoperability by the Unified Cross Domain Services Management Office, which lists systems verified to transfer Department of Defense (DoD) and intelligence community information between multiple security domains with limited risk. Radiant Mercury is available on the U.S. General Services Administration schedule of products and services.