WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- BAE Systems has received a $49 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Lab to enhance intelligence-sharing capabilities.
Under the five-year contract, the company will develop, deploy and maintain cross-domain solutions for protecting sensitive information shared over government networks.
"We're helping our customers innovate advanced cross domain technologies to enhance virtualization, boost data processing, and support the integration of machine learning solutions," BAE Systems Intelligence & Security president DeEtte Gray explained in a press release.
The work will aim to make transfers of messages, images, audio and video information more secure. According to BAE Systems, the enhancements can benefit the U.S. Defense Department, the intelligence community, and other government agencies.