BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NDP, a leading engineering firm specializing in net-centric system design, cybersecurity and systems integration, announces the award of a GSA Small Business set aside task order to develop an Open Source Messaging framework prototype in support of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center.

“NDP is proud to be a key partner on the Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) program,” said Jerry Dinges, NDP’s Vice-President. “As a small business, we greatly value our partnership with the U.S. Air Force and take pride in quickly delivering innovative capabilities to support the U.S. military and worldwide user community.”

Under this task order, NDP will develop a prototype for a Network-Independent Open Messaging Service (NOMS) based on open source software. NOMS will demonstrate the delivery of Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) data products to mobile, disadvantaged/tactical edge and traditional users, over conventional and disadvantaged communications systems.

About NDP

NDP is a small business partner supporting key SMC and Air Force Space Command programs such as SBIRS and GPS, developing, modernizing and maintaining the ground segment, to include their data centers, communications, data computer systems and software.

Large scale net-centric designs, technology development, secure and reliable data sharing, large scale system upgrades and cybersecurity engineering are among NDP’s areas of expertise.

NDP, a subsidiary of Braxton Science & Technology Group, is a Customer-Centric, Technology-Centric and People-Centric Company.