26 Mar URSA Inc. has been awarded a $1.875M SBIR Phase II contract by AFWERX
URSA Inc. has been awarded a $1.875M SBIR Phase II contract by AFWERX to integrate URSA’s commercially viable UAV forensics capabilities into the USAF’s counter UAS program to extend the CUAS kill chain to include investigation and intelligence analysis.
“We are extremely pleased to receive this award”, said David Kovar, CEO and founder of URSA Inc. “It is a major step forward in our effort to collaborate with CUAS vendors and operators to not only investigate attacks after they occur but to also use the derived intelligence to prevent the next attack before it is launched.”
URSA Inc. is a New Hampshire based startup that was in the Techstars ’18 Autonomous Technology Accelerator with the U.S. Air Force. URSA is developing an autonomous systems intelligence platform for investigators, auditors, operators, and manufacturers. URSA’s CEO, David Kovar, is a frequent speaker at Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) industry events, has presented to INTERPOL, HTCIA, and SANS, and is regularly quoted by business publications.
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