Monday, September 17, 2012
Rockwell Collins to Lead DARPA UAS Program
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Rockwell Collins as the prime contractor for its High-Assurance Cyber Military Systems unmanned aircraft program.
Rockwell Collins will lead a team consisting of Boeing, Galois, National ICT Australia (NICTA) and the University of Minnesota to develop cyber security solutions for unmanned aircraft.
“Making sure software is designed correctly from the beginning is paramount to guarantee the security of military computing platforms,” said John Borghese, vice president of the Rockwell Collins Advanced Technology Center.