ThayerMahan, WingmanAI Team Up to Pursue AI Tech Offerings for Defense, Maritime Programs

Autonomous technology developer ThayerMahan has partnered with WingmanAI to develop artificial intelligence platforms for potential use in maritime and defense missions.

The partnership seeks to address an objective outlined in the Department of Defense’s latest strategic doctrine, titled "Harnessing AI to Improve our Security and Prosperity," which describes how DoD intends to apply AI into battlefield missions, ThayerMahan said Thursday.

John O'Malia, founder of WingmanAI, said the company’s “human-operator-enhancing AI agent technology” will complement ThayerMahan’s experience in the maritime, security and defense areas.

He added the two companies aim to build AI-based tools to support port and maritime security, man-machine teaming, threat detection, scenario modeling and military decisionmaking processes.

WingmanAI offers AI technologies for gaming and simulation applications.

You may also be interested in...

Jay Lambke President GAI

Government Acquisitions Obtains SBA HUBZone Program Certification; Jay Lambke Quoted

Cincinnati, Ohio-based company Government Acquisitions Inc. has been accredited by the Small Business Administration under a program that seeks to provide economic benefits to government contractors from historically underutilized business zones.

Satellite launch

SpaceX Launches Satellite for Multinational Ocean Observation Effort

SpaceX has sent to space a satellite designed to monitor sea levels across the globe under a U.S.-U.K. partnership. The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a mission to collect sea level data, support ship navigation and inform weather forecasts, NASA said Sunday.


KBR Gets $65M Navy Contract Modification for Base Support Services

KBR has received a one-year, $64.8M contract modification to carry out base operating support services at various U.S. Navy installations in Djibouti and Kenya.