An AI ‘Brain’ For Bandwidth: Peraton Nabs DoD Spectrum Award, Eyes JADC2


Breaking Defense

October 27, 2021

The first prototype software “brain” being developed by Peraton Labs under a new Defense Department contract will be used to efficiently manage bandwidth — including 5G wireless — for airborne training, by pinpointing interference and automatically switching radio channels to available frequencies.

However, the end goal of the effort, called Operational Spectrum Comprehension, Analytics, and Response (OSCAR), is to develop an automated, near real-time spectrum management capability that can be moved into the field by multiple services for the Pentagon’s Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) initiative.

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