SIMBA Chain Secures a $1.5 Million Contract With the U.S. Air Force

SIMBA Chain | June 15, 2020

Blockchain innovator SIMBA Chain has been awarded a two-year, $1.5 million contract by the U.S. Air Force to fund a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project. The contract, a continuation of an earlier SBIR Phase I project, includes the addition of one of the world's largest aerospace corporations and a SIMBA Chain partner. The SIMBA Chain project addresses a significant need of the U.S. Department of Defense. This includes identifying opportunities to develop cyber-related capabilities to enhance logistics and supply chain management solutions, developing specific use cases based on aerospace parts, and introducing blockchain into the Air Force's cybersecurity, logistics, and programming training curriculum and research.

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