HELIOS Programme Enables Innovation in Science and Technology
Northrop Grumman announced on 26 September it is one of nine companies selected by the US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to develop and deliver leading edge scientific and technical capabilities for the agency’s Directorate for Science and Technology.
The HELIOS indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract
The agency made the award under its HELIOS Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract, which has a ceiling of $500 million. The contract is divided into two major technical areas, the aim of which is to enhance intelligence; to provide strategic warning; and to inform research and development, acquisition and operational activities.
“Northrop Grumman is pleased to continue supporting the Defense Intelligence Agency through the HELIOS IDIQ,” commented Northrop Grumman’s Vice President Intelligence Solutions, Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions, Ginger Wierzbanowski. “Our work will help ensure the agency can identify, develop and execute the evolving technical capabilities that allow the intelligence community, combatant commands and other federal agencies to achieve mission success.”