Maxar Awarded Spot on JAIC Basic Ordering Agreement for AI Data Readiness
May 18, 2022 at 06:00 AM EDT
Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR), provider of comprehensive space solutions and secure, precise, geospatial intelligence, today announced it was awarded a spot on a Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) with a ceiling value of $241M over five years.
Under this award, Maxar will support the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and the JAIC’s Data Readiness for Artificial Intelligence Development (DRAID) program with software development as well as data science, engineering, analysis, standards and architecture services.
“Maxar is excited to support the JAIC and the broader DOD community in the streamlining and standardization of artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities,” said Tony Frazier, Maxar’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of Public Sector Earth Intelligence. “The Maxar team looks forward to applying our vast knowledge and experience in Earth intelligence as well as our deep understanding of AI/ML toward this mission.”
Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR) is a provider of comprehensive space solutions and secure, precise, geospatial intelligence. We deliver disruptive value to government and commercial customers to help them monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet; deliver global broadband communications; and explore and advance the use of space. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding and a proven commercial and defense foundation to deploy solutions and deliver insights with unrivaled speed, scale and cost effectiveness. Maxar’s 4,400 team members in over 20 global locations are inspired to harness the potential of space to help our customers create a better world. Maxar trades on the New York Stock Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information, visit www.maxar.com.
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