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Report: Military Cyber Orgs Work to Finalize ‘Unified Platform’ Requirements

Stephen Schanberger, acquisition executive at U.S. Cyber Command, has said military cyber components collaborate to finalize requirements for the Unified Platform prior to a full transition of the program to the U.S. Air Force in fiscal 2019, Fifth Domain reported Saturday.

The system is intended to support cyber defense, planning command-and-control and situational awareness operations.

Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, commander of the U.S. Army's Cyber Command, noted at en event last month that military services are working to ensure long-term sustainability of the platform.

The Air Force issued in June a request for proposals notice that sought proposals from Alliant contract holders interested in pursuing the project to build the centralized infrastructure for joint cyber operations.

The service sought $45.8 million in research and development funds for the Unified Platform program through fiscal 2021.

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