NAVAIR awards USD 1m contract to Perspecta Labs for Bus Defender solution

Perspecta Inc. (NYSE: PRSP) has announced that its applied research arm, Perspecta Labs, has been awarded a contract from the US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to enhance and mature its Bus Defender solution for operational testing in airborne platforms, the company said.

The award, which represents new work for the company, has a total contract amount of USD 1.0 million over a 12-month period of performance.

On the contract, Perspecta Labs will mature its Bus Defender solution, currently at technology readiness level 6, to protect NAVAIR weapons and airborne systems from cyberattacks conducted over the MIL-STD-1553 data bus.

Perspecta Labs´ Bus Defender is a novel solution that successfully detects and blocks cyberattacks and attempts to carry out adversary missions via MIL-STD-1553 buses while ensuring and maintaining proper bus transmission and operation.

APerspecta brings a diverse set of capabilities to US government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care and state and local markets. With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, the company´s team executes the mission, and builds and supports the backbone that enables it.