General Dynamics will provide highly specialized network services to optimize DARPA's enterprise system
August 2, 2016: The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently awarded a follow-on contract to General Dynamics Mission Systems to provide classified network services, support and infrastructure. The contract has a total potential value of $149 million over a five-year period of performance if all options are exercised.
Under this contract, General Dynamics Mission Systems will continue to deliver flexible, scalable and high-level classified network and systems development, design and management to accommodate past, present and future technologies. Supporting tools and applications will maximize system functionality, performance and accessibility within diverse environments. Additionally, General Dynamics Mission Systems will provide Insider Threat monitoring and reporting solutions designed to aide DARPA in early detection of malicious behavior to keep information on the classified network safe and secure.
"The security of DARPA's network is the cornerstone of its successful mission execution," said Mike Tweed-Kent, vice president and general manager of the Cyber and Electronic Warfare Systems line of business for General Dynamics Mission Systems. "Our accredited multilevel domain solution allows users to access applications and information at multiple levels of security across the enterprise from a single computer workstation. This ability to control access ensures the security needed to protect classified data across multiple security boundaries and distributed user communities."