Speedcast Government to Support Northrop Grumman in Army Cyber and Comms Developmental Efforts

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Army selected Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) with the support of Speedcast Government as one of multiple companies qualified to compete for task orders under an Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) R4 contract with no minimum and a ceiling of $981,949,196. Speedcast will provide updates as and when any significant contract orders are secured as part of the contract.

The contract will allow the Army to procure an entire range of Cyber Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) aimed at advancing the force’s tactical capabilities, such as cyber, communications, electronic warfare and signals systems in non-kinetic engagements across warfare domains.

“Speedcast Government is well positioned to support Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Army with innovative communications solutions and cyber-related technologies to enhance tomorrow’s battlespace. We will bring leading-edge development capabilities mixed with real-world global network operations to enable our troops to be more effective and efficient,” said Moe Abutaleb, CEO of Speedcast Government.

To expand the Army’s non-kinetic arsenal, the contract will support cyber and communications technology development, studies and analyses, integration support, laboratory demonstrations, integrated systems development, testing, performance verification, fabrication, logistics, technical support services and cybersecurity.

“For the past 15 years, Speedcast Government has provided the U.S. Army and other U.S. government agencies with Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) and wireless/cellular solutions to support connectivity and mobility applications. Our engineers are keen to bring new capabilities and innovation via this contract vehicle to optimize our battlespace superiority,” said Mr. Abutaleb.

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