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Force Protection C-sUAS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-19-P-2002
Agency Tracking Number: F182-003-0504
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF182-003
Solicitation Number: 2018.2
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-11-19
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2019-11-19
Small Business Information
38 Cross Rd, Exeter, NH, 03833
DUNS: 081024062
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 David Kovar
 (650) 278-1774
 dkovar@ursasecure.com
Business Contact
 David Kovar
Phone: (650) 278-1774
Email: dkovar@ursasecure.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Significance: The asymmetrical and rapidly evolving threats posed by autonomous systems must be countered by tools capable of reducing the asymmetry and evolving with, and ideally ahead of, the threats. Accurate forensic analysis integrated with effective intelligence gathering, analysis, and sharing can prevent attacks before they occur, addressing part of the asymmetry. Developing tools, and the related TTPs, to rapidly push appropriate intelligence out to warfighters addresses much of the evolutionary challenge. Unfortunately, existing autonomous systems forensics tools are poorly integrated with intelligence gathering and dissemination systems.Proposal: We propose developing a SaaS platform for UAV forensic analysis and visualization to:1) Explore autonomous systems forensics as a service2) Demonstrate integration capabilities by integrating with existing visualization tools (e.g. AGI STK)3) Develop models and frameworks for bi-directional intelligence flowsThe resulting platform will pick up after "acknowledge, detect, identify, locate, track, disable" and provide "investigate, integrate".

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