IAI Awarded MDA Contract to Develop Impact Flash Mitigation Solution for Active Battlefields

ROCKVILLE, Md.—August 27, 2020Intelligent Automation, Incorporated (IAI), a technology innovation company, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to develop advanced weapon-scheduling algorithms to mitigate missile performance degradation in challenging raid environments with many targets and light artifacts.

In this contract, IAI will improve the capability of interceptors to detect, track, and discriminate threat objects in an environment that includes adverse effects from celestial objects, impact flashes from other interceptors, and stray light effects. The raid-scheduling algorithm will determine an overall optimal fire control solution that considers interference and performance factors.

“IAI understands the challenges associated with improving the performance of missile interceptors and is proud to support the MDA’s efforts in this area,” said Vikram Manikonda, President and CEO of IAI.

IAI uses data fusion, sophisticated analysis techniques, and visualizations to help users understand complex environments and systems. IAI’s immersive interfaces help users better understand available information to improve situational awareness and make more informed decisions. IAI’s researchers can model and predict the behavior of a wide range of systems including transportation networks, aeronautical components, radio networks, and radar systems.


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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