Northrop Grumman to extend military database technology

RESTON, Va., 2 Sept. 2005. Northrop Grumman Information Technology in Reston, Va., won a $49 million contract to extend to the National Air Space Intelligence Center (NASICS) current automated threat database production system.

RESTON, Va., 2 Sept. 2005. Northrop Grumman Information Technology in Reston, Va., won a $49 million contract to extend to the National Air Space Intelligence Center (NASICS) current automated threat database production system.

Awarding the contract was the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate in Rome, N.Y. The contract number is FA8750-05-D-0281.

This database consists of the Automated Intelligence Production Support System, the Knowledge Pre-positioning System, virtual production, virtual intelligence product retrieval environment and NASIC metadata repository.

The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount of the contract, although actual requirements may require less.

Work will be in the Northrop Grumman Information Technology facility in Fairborn, Ohio, and will be complete by August 2010.

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