Two Six Labs Awarded $95M Air Force AI, Machine Learning Development Contract

Jeff Brody

Two Six Labs has won a potential five-year, $95.1M contract to work on a U.S. Air Force project that aims to develop artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies.

The company will come up with AI platforms that will help develop cyber warfare strategies, understand the cyber battlespace and perform battle damage assessment under project IKE, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

The Air Force Research Laboratory received two bids for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract and will obligate $1.4M in fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds at the time of award.

Work will take place in Arlington, Va., through July 30, 2024. Arlington-based Two Six Labs designs and develops platforms in cybersecurity, tactical mobility and advanced analytics areas in support of military and government agencies.