SimpleSense Awarded Almost $1 Billion Contract by Airforce

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New York-based startup SimpleSense was awarded a $950 million contract the US Air Force.

The U.S. Air Force Advanced Battle Management Systems (ABMS) Chief Architect Integration Office (CAIO) awarded SimpleSense a $950 million contract, according to SimpleSense.

The contract is intended for the maturation, demonstration, and proliferation of capability across platforms and domains. SimpleSense offers interconnectivity between safety and security teams. The US Air Force has been leveraging an open system design that utilizes modern software and computer algorithm to enable Joint All Domain Command and Control.

This contract is part of a bigger plan to unify systems across all domains in an open system that allows users access on multiple integrated platforms. $950 million is the ceiling for vendors that are supplying the Air Force with technology to support the ABMS architecture.

“We are incredibly excited to join this cohort of defense contractors and other startups in our effort to improve interoperability to incidents,” said Eric Kanagy, CEO of SimpleSense. “Our mission is to break down information silos to save lives. This contract represents a significant opportunity to further that mission.”

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