The U.S. Air Force has asked industry to submit concept papers on kill chain integration platforms needed to ensure spectrum awareness of emerging threats.
A broad agency announcement posted Tuesday says the service seeks operationally focused intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities that could help meet the requirements of combatant commanders and optimize end-user experience.
Topics of interest include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance advancement, machine learning and artificial intelligence, enhanced situational awareness, improvements to existing Air Force/Department of Defense infrastructure, cryptographic operations advancement, geospatial analysis of social media, exploitation of enemy threat systems, anti-access/anti-denial environments and 5th to 4th generation communications.
The Air Force Command Control Communications Intelligence and Network Kill Chain Integration Branch is interested in proposals offering platforms with a Technology Readiness Level of three or higher.
Concept papers are due Nov. 30, 2021.