Northrop Grumman to act as Unified Platform systems coordinator for USCYBERCOM programNews
October 31, 2018
ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md. U.S. Air Force officials -- the acting acquisition authority for the U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) Unified Platform program -- selected Northrop Grumman Corp. to serve as the program's Unified Platform systems coordinator under a contract valued an estimated $54.6 million.
As the Unified Platform systems coordinator, Northrop Grumman will integrate disparate cyberspace platforms, enabling integrated management and synchronized cyber operations to give U.S. forces rapid access to a full spectrum of cyber capabilities. Unified Platform will support all defensive and offensive cyber operations, as well as cyber intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) for U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber Mission Force.
Officials explain that a Unified Platform will enable a full spectrum of integrated cyber capabilities across domains for the U.S. Cyber Command.
The Unified Platform contract was awarded competitively under the U.S. General Services Administration's Alliant Government-wide Acquisition Contract. Northrop Grumman will perform the work in San Antonio, Texas, as well as in locations in Maryland, Georgia and Ohio.