Round 8: Air Force signs more companies up to JADC2 networking effort

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The big picture idea is to create an open architecture for rapidly integrating new information and communications technologies.

The Air Force has made yet another round of nearly two dozen awards as part of an estimated $950 million program to build a new system for gathering and sending information across different systems and platforms.

Round eight of selections announced Friday pushes the number of companies involved in the Joint All Domain Command and Control effort to 186.

Awardees for this latest block are as follows:

  • ADDX
  • Applied Information Sciences
  • AT&T
  • Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates
  • BrainGu
  • Capella Space
  • Credence Management Solutions
  • Cyberspace Solutions LLC
  • Edge Technologies
  • EOS Defense Systems USA
  • Exfo America
  • Hermeus
  • Ierus Technologies
  • Labelbox
  • Nalej
  • OST
  • Praeses
  • Real-time Innovations Inc.
  • Riverside Research Institute
  • Saber Astronautics
  • Shared Spectrum Co.
  • Shield AI
  • Skylight
  • Sparkcognition Government Systems
  • Tenet 3
  • Trace Systems
  • Ultra Electronics

All companies participating in JADC2 are tasked to focus on the maturation, demonstration and proliferation of capability with respect to open systems design, modern software and algorithm development.

JADC2's concept is to be an open architecture that allows for more rapid integration of new information and communications technologies.

The Air Force is seeking to set up a unifying connection of platforms, systems and weapons across all the service branches as they look to drive modernization efforts and integrate domains.

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