Home / Contract Awards / BAE to Help DARPA Build Machine Learning-Based Space Situational Awareness Tech

BAE to Help DARPA Build Machine Learning-Based Space Situational Awareness Tech

Jeff Brody

BAE Systems has secured a follow-on contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to create machine learning tools for U.S. military personnel to gain space situational awareness.

The company said Monday its FAST Labs research-and-development team aims to construct data models and cognitive-based ML algorithms to help space asset operators validate potential threats and unusual space activities under phase 2 of the Hallmark Tools, Capabilities and Evaluation Methodology program.

According to BAE, it will build on efforts performed under the program’s first phase and utilize the Multi-INT Analytics for Pattern Learning and Exploitation system with the MAPLE Automates Joint Indications and Warnings for Cognitive Counter-Space technology.

Hallmark-TCEM efforts seek to augment decisionmaking tools and facilitate understanding of space events. The agency plans to integrate resulting phase 2 tools into the Hallmark Software Testbed.

John Hogan, product line director of BAE’s sensor processing and exploitation group, said the company aims to provide a technology that automate the prediction of space launches or satellite activity.

Check Also

Dave Levy, AWS Federal VP, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Pushing IT Modernization, Cloud Adoption for Federal Customers

Executive Mosaic is thrilled to present Dave Levy, vice president of federal business for Amazon Web Services (AWS), as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for leading the push for information technology modernization and cloud adoption for federal agencies as well as forming significant partnerships to advance AWS’ capabilities. 

Lou Anne Brossman’s 10 Tips on How to Market to a Federal CIO (and other senior level executives)

In my 35-plus years as a government marketer, one thing has stayed constant: the knowledge that we can all gain from listening to our customers.  One way we do that at Government Marketing University is through our Ambassador program. GMarkU Ambassadors are seasoned former government leaders who contribute their time, expertise, and valuable insight on how to engage with government decision makers and influencers.