IAI Awarded US Air Force Contract to Develop a Resilient Directional Tactical Airborne Network

ROCKVILLE, Md.—March 2, 2020Intelligent Automation, Incorporated (IAI), a technology innovation company, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force contract to develop a resilient directional tactical airborne network.

In this contract, IAI will develop an IP-based directional wireless mesh network for establishing peer-to-peer communications among autonomous airborne mobile nodes through decentralized control. The solution will be high throughput, jamming resilient, self-organizing, self-healing, and have automatic node discovery.

 “IAI is proud to have been selected by U.S. Air Force to support its research into airborne communication networks,” said Vikram Manikonda, President and CEO of IAI.

IAI specializes in developing advanced RF systems for military, transportation, and medical applications. IAI’s technologies are used in phased arrays radars, portable radios, and electronic warfare systems. IAI creates RF systems from the hardware and physical layers, to waveform processing algorithms, through networking protocols.


About IAI

IAI is a technology innovation company specializing in providing advanced technology solutions and R&D services to federal agencies and corporations. IAI leverages agile R&D processes, a multi-disciplinary collaborative environment, and a substantial intellectual property portfolio to develop concepts into market-focused products and customer-driven solutions. IAI’s core R&D areas include: AI & Advanced Computing; Autonomy & Robotics; Healthcare Research Technologies; Modeling, Simulation & Visualization; Networks & Cyber Security; and Radar, Communications & Sensors. For more information about IAI, please visit www.i-a-i.com.

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