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.