Peraton wins contract to boost DOD’s spectrum use with AI


October 27, 2021

Peraton has won a contract to develop a tool for the Department of Defense to make its use of tactical networks simpler and more efficient, the company announced Tuesday.

The tool — dubbed Operational Spectrum Comprehension, Analytics, and Response (OSCAR) — will use artificial intelligence to “more efficiently” select radio communication frequencies on DOD test ranges.

DOD leaders have pointed to AI as critical to enabling the use of 5G and saving precious spectrum space on test ranges that are often limited by spectrum constraints.

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