BlackSky Technologies Claims a 5-Year JAIC Contract

Jun 21, 2022 By MarketDepth

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BlackSky Technologies Inc. (NYSE: BKSY) today announced that it has been awarded a contract to create and optimize data sets for use in DoD AI models and applications.

Headquartered in Herndon, VA

Headquartered in Herndon, VA, BlackSky is a leading provider of real-time geospatial intelligence and is relied upon by U.S. and international government agencies, commercial businesses, and organizations around the world.

“With demonstrated AI expertise in space-based dynamic monitoring, this agreement will open even more doors for BlackSky to contribute its unique value to the diverse national security challenges faced by the wider DoD community.”

Patrick O’Neil, BlackSky Chief Innovation Officer

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) awarded BlackSky the basic order agreement, which has a ceiling value of $241 million over five years. 

“From automatically tasking satellites to the low-latency delivery and analysis of high-frequency geospatial imagery and non-imagery data, our unique, data-rich platform brings a strong source of core AI-enabled end-to-end capabilities to the DoD’s mission sets.”

Patrick O’Neil