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Compositional Logic and Behavior Environment for Responsive Testing of System of Systems (COLBERT-SoS)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: FA8650-19-C-6064
Agency Tracking Number: F2-11054
Amount: $2,249,912.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF141-020
Solicitation Number: 14.1
Solicitation Year: 2014
Award Year: 2020
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2020-09-28
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2021-10-21
Small Business Information
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Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
DUNS: 115243701
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Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Christopher Hopkins
 Principal Software Engineer
 (617) 491-3474
Business Contact
 Yvonne Fuller
Phone: (617) 491-3474
Research Institution

Systems engineering (SE) for system of systems (SoS) engineering requires wholly new tools to support conducting SoS analyses, developing SoS architectures, and planning and implementing SoS updates. DARPA’s Strategic Technology Office’s (STO) System of Systems Integration Technology and Experimentation (SoSITE) program is developing a number of new technologies to enable rapid composition of existing and emerging systems to meet changing mission needs. By developing a Compositional Logic and Behavior Environment for Responsive Testing of System of Systems (COLBERT-SoS), we will extend our intuitive, open-source, SoS graphical user interface (GUI) with additional modeling and simulation prototyping capabilities to rapidly virtually test new SoS configurations before live fly integration. The SoSITE GUI allows engineers—from experienced integrators to operators with mission knowledge but no previous system development experience—to visually design complex SoSs. The COLBERT-SoS additions to the GUI will extend SoSITE’s revolutionary SoS Technology Integration Tool Chain for Heterogeneous Electronic Systems (STITCHES), developed by Apogee Research, to greatly simplify the development, planning, and implementation of new technologies before SoS deployment. COLBERT-SoS will enable more advanced SoS integration and prototyping with current and emerging Warfighter systems while supporting new collaboration opportunities between DARPA and AFRL/RHA.

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