AFRL to hold industry day for AVAMP contract
On May 6, the Air Force Research Laboratory announced an upcoming Industry Day for the Avionics Vulnerability Assessment Mitigation and Protection (AVAMP) funding opportunity (Solicitation Number: BAA-RQKS-2015-0008), to be held on May 21.
The Avionics Vulnerability Mitigation branch (AFRL/RYWA) in the Sensors Directorate conducts basic and applied research and advanced development to understand and improve cyber security of U.S. Air Force platforms and weapon systems operating in contested cyber domain. The activity involves understanding the threat to
legacy and future weapon systems, discovering, characterizing, and mitigating cyber vulnerabilities and developing protections against cyber-attack to provide fight-through capability. The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) solicits innovative research
proposals to address these needs and to integrate, test, and evaluate developed technologies into the AFRL AVAMP embedded system cyber research platform.
Performers under this activity will advance the state-of-the-art in embedded system cyber security offering novel and innovative approaches to understand and defeat advanced cyber threats and protect our systems so they operate as intended and provide mission
assurance to the commander.
The Industry Day will be a physical and virtual event. Facility can accommodate up to 50 personnel. Slides will be broadcast via internet and there will be a conference call capability.
Full registration information is available here.