Air Force enlists Northrop Grumman unit for intelligence support

The Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Information Technology a five-year, $64 million contract to expand the service's pool of qualified technical and engineering personnel, the company has announced. The contract includes four option years.

Under the contract, Northrop Grumman IT of McLean, Va., will hire qualified personnel with the appropriate security clearances to provide the Air Force with intelligence collection and analysis. The company also will handle a wide range of support tasks, from operational planning and training to network management to aircraft maintenance.

The work will be performed at Tyndall Air Force Base in Rome, Fla., and McChord Air Force Base in Washington state, as well as Rome, N.Y., and Salt Lake City.

William Welsh is the deputy editor of Government Computer News' sister publication Washington Technology.

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William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.

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