Constellation Network to Provide US Air Force With Blockchain Security for Data Sharing

The contract with the Air Force is to develop a way of exchanging mission data securely across the Defense Transportation System.

Aug 26, 2021 at 2:56 p.m. UTC
Updated Aug 26, 2021 at 3:28 p.m. UTC

Jamie Crawley is a CoinDesk news reporter based in London.

Blockchain firm Constellation Network is to provide end-to-end security for data sharing between the U.S. Department of Defense and its commercial partners.

  • Constellation has secured a SBIR Phase II contract with the U.S. Air Force to develop a way of exchanging mission data securely across the Defense Transportation System.
  • The contract is a transition from the Phase I contact secured by Constellation two years ago.
  • In partnership with Kinnami Software, Constellation has applied its Hypergraph Transfer Protocol to create a security product that uses blockchain encryption and distributed data management.
  • The aim is to solve “an important identified mission security need,” according to an announcement by Constellation Thursday.
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Jamie Crawley is a CoinDesk news reporter based in London.

Jamie Crawley is a CoinDesk news reporter based in London.

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