Cybersecurity for the Air Force is no longer restricted primarily to IT but also increasingly pertinent to large platforms and networked weapons systems.
Lockheed Martin wins another deal to support CASS for the Navy and six allied countries.
A $149 million contract to Lockheed Martin is the latest step in a long-running program to improve the service’s ability to detect and defend against a variety of threats.
The new location joins the effort to involve industry, academia and start-ups in developing cutting-edge security and other technologies.
Breakthrough work being led by the Army Research Lab and DARPA could revolutionize jet engines and microelectronics.
The agreement could help streamline the evaluation process; the Space and Missile Systems Center expects to sign similar agreements with SpaceX and Orbital-ATK.
The companies will provide systems engineering, software support and other services for GCCS-M, which gives commanders an integrated, multilayered common operating picture.
An alliance that also includes industry and academia embarks on a research project to ensure secure, dynamic coalition communications through Distributed Analytics and Information Science, or DAIS.