Northrop Grumman names team for Secure Border Initiative network bid

MCLEAN, Va., 24 May 2006. Leaders of the Northrop Grumman Corp. Information Technology's Intelligence Group in McLean, Va., named its team to compete for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secure Border Initiative Net (SBInet) -- a six-year, $2 billion program to design integrated technologies and rapid-response capability for border-protection.

MCLEAN, Va., 24 May 2006. Leaders of the Northrop Grumman Corp. Information Technology's Intelligence Group in McLean, Va., named its team to compete for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secure Border Initiative Net (SBInet) -- a six-year, $2 billion program to design integrated technologies and rapid-response capability for border-protection.

The seven large partners on the Northrop Grumman team are Anteon International Corp. and SRA International in Fairfax, Va.; BearingPoint Inc. in McLean, Va.; L. Robert Kimball & Associates in Ebensburg, Pa.; HNTB Corp. in Kansas City; L-3 Communications Titan Group in San Diego; and General Dynamics in Falls Church, Va.

Northrop Grumman's solutions providers include EMC Corp. in Hopkinton, Mass.; ESRI in Redlands, Calif.; Hughes Network Systems LLC in Germantown, Md.; Motorola Inc. in Schaumberg, Ill.; Sprint/Nextel in Reston, Va.; Oracle Corp. in Redwood Shores, Calif.; Identix in Minnetonka, Minn.; and Nortel of Brampton, Ontario.

The DHS is scheduled to award the SBInet contract in September.

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