BAE Systems Wins $49 Million Contract from Air Force to Safeguard Information Sharing

BAE Systems, a NEC member, recently won a $49 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory to develop and maintain cross-domain solutions for safeguarding the sharing of sensitive information between government networks.

BAE Systems will develop these technologies for five years to benefit the intelligence community, Department of Defense, and other government agencies. Under the contract, BAE Systems aims to develop tools to ensure the secure exchange of messages, images, video, and audio data. The company will also research additional ways to respond to future agency needs and bridge technology gaps to enhance collaboration between agencies.

“We’re helping our customers innovate advanced cross domain technologies to enhance virtualization, boost data processing, and support the integration of machine learning solutions,” said DeEtte Gray, President of the Intelligence & Security sector at BAE Systems.

The New England Council thanks BAE Systems for providing critical support to our national security agencies. Read more in BAE Systems’ press release, Yahoo! Finance, and Washington Technology.

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