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Open Call for Innovative Defense-Related Dual-Purpose Technologies/Solutions with a Clear Air Force Stakeholder Need

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8751-19-C-A051
Agency Tracking Number: F183-005-1188
Amount: $1,124,960.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF183-005
Solicitation Number: 2018.3
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2019-03-06
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2020-05-29
Small Business Information
5236 Chimney Gulch Way, Colorado Springs, CO, 80924
DUNS: 080987149
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Joe Gerber
 (610) 955-9512
 joe.gerber@bluestaq.com
Business Contact
 Seth Harvey
Phone: (719) 352-5859
Email: seth.harvey@bluestaq.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The objective of the Bluestaq Space and Cyber Sentinel initiative is to provide the government and commercial industry with an autonomous service for rapid satellite and cyber network anomaly characterization.The Sentinel will employ advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) engines and Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) technologies to enable: continuous monitoring of thousands of real time feeds, building up normalcy patterns of life, and alerting operators to potentially serious issues.Similar to virus scanning software, the AI engines will be conditioned to learn patterns in the data that may be indicative of a multitude of root causes including extreme solar flare events, cyber-attacks, intentional/unintentional jamming, and software/hardware component failures.Operators will monitor the system through an intuitive web-based portal.The portal will display the various architectures and overlay current state-of-health data directly on element nodes.Sentinel will enable operators to graph all time-series information to explore historical trending behaviors.When the system detects an anomaly, it will graphically depict the various fault states the AI engine is considering and show what confidence level the system believes the highest probability fault condition is.With the Sentinel, space and cyber operators will have an unparalleled new active diagnostics tool to support critical mission operations.

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