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MacB-WSRI Team to Support Air Force’s Sensing Tech R&D; Tim Lawrence Comments

research-and-development-RDA MacAulay-Brown and Wright State Research Institute partnership has been awarded a seven-year, $14 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory build sensing and sensor exploitation technologies.

MacB said Monday the team will also work to develop sensor exploitation performance metrics and prediction tools, information visualization and mobile computing architectures and cooperative autonomous platforms under the Sensing and Information Research Center for Understanding Systems contract.

“We are proud to partner with the Wright State Research Institute to help the Air Force reduce sensor program vulnerability from successful adversary collection and exploitation of critical information, ” said Tim Lawrence, senior vice president and general manager of MacB’s advanced technology group.

The MacB-WSRI alliance also aims to help the military service drive innovation through the Automatic Target Recognition Center initiatives.

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