The Defense Innovation Unit has signed four contracts. AmazonThe (Nasdaq: AMZN) Cloud Computing Business and Project Kuiper, microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and SpiderOak mission system Under the second phase of the project, which aims to Demonstrate hybrid architecture Connect the terrestrial communication system to the satellite network.
The Hybrid Space Architecture project “will pursue the goal of an agile, resilient communications architecture that can move data across commercial, military, and related assets while integrating multi-domain cloud-based storage and analytics,” he said. DIU program manager Rogan Shimmin said. HSA said in a statement issued Wednesday.
In Phase II of the HSA project, Amazon Web Services, Kuiper, SpiderOak, and Microsoft Azure Space will expand their operational networks, using blockchain ledgers to link the terrestrial Internet and cloud services to commercial communications satellite constellations, data assurance and Ensure user authentication.
DIU works with the US Space Force and Air Force Research Laboratories on the HSA program.
Units awarded in July Other trading agreements To Anduril IndustriesAalyria, Atlas and Enveil work on the early stages of the project.