May 13, 2021
DOD takes initial steps in separating CYBERCOM from NSA
The Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman the "first of several" planned contracts to build out the "Unified Platform" for military cyber operations, a capability critical to eventually separating U.S. Cyber Command from the National Security Agency.
The separation of CYBERCOM from NSA was an idea initiated during the Obama administration and was included in defense authorization legislation for fiscal 2017.
The Air Force awarded Northrop a $54 million labor-hour and cost contract to serve as the Unified Platform...