ROME, N.Y. — Assured Information Security, Inc. (AIS) has been awarded a more than $11.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for Signals Intelligence Tactical Analysis and Reporting Gateway (STARGATE) prototype software.
This cost-plus-fixed-fee completion pact provides for research and development improvements to the STARGATE platform, according to a May 7 contract announcement from the U.S. Department of Defense. It seeks to enable expanded integration with enterprise tools and information systems; development of capabilities for automatically cataloging and managing an inventory of the global radio-frequency emitter and communications-network environment; expanding integration of datasets from additional multi-national and multi-agency intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms and sensors; as well as integration of STARGATE Exploitation Tools into these platforms.
Work will be performed in Rome and is expected to be completed by May 7, 2024. This award was made through a competitive acquisition in which two companies bid for the contract, per the Department of Defense. Fiscal 2021 research, development, test and evaluation funds totaling more than $3.3 million are being obligated at time of award. The Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome is the contracting authority.