SABER Multi-Level Access security contracted to Northrop Grumman

FALLS CHURCH, VA. Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $40.5 million contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) to provide research, enhancement, and deployment for the Secure Access Baseline for the EnterpRise (SABER) Multi-Level Access (MLA) system. SABER is a cross-domain security solution for the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Agency (AFISRA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), and other DoD agencies.

, formerly known as the DoDIIS Trusted Workstation (), is a desktop technology access solution with extremely strict security requirements. The system includes features that allow authorized users from intelligence agencies to securely access data from multiple domains on a single workstation.

SABER is being developed as part of the High-Security Environment Infrastructure Development & Integration () program, which supports USAF efforts in providing cross-domain Command and Control (C2) Intelligence, , and Reconnaissance (ISR) information.

The business unit will perform work on the indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity SABER contract in Herndon, VA. The SABER system is scheduled for completion on April 9, 2018.

The Government Contracting Activity is the Air Force Research Laboratory/RIKF in Rome, NY.