Army cyberdefense supported under CACI contract
ARLINGTON COUNTY, Va. CACI International Inc. announced that it has been awarded a five-year, single-award task order, with a ceiling value of more than $465 million, by the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s (CCDC) Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) center to provide research and development on cryptographic modernization, information security, and tactical network protection.
Under the task order, which the Army’s Cyber Security and Information Division (CSIA) awarded under the GSA Alliant II contract vehicle, CACI intends to provide mission expertise to enhance cyber defense capabilities for C5ISR systems.
CSIA leads the Army in cryptographic modernization, information security, and tactical network protection as a division of the Army Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate, C5ISR Center, CCDC, U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC).
CACI will aim to provide the Army with new software-defined capabilities across the service’s many modernization initiatives and research areas. For example, CACI communications and cyber experts will assist the service in protecting next-generation 5G networks, as well as enhancing the security of wireless, near-field, satellite, and other communications.