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Constellation Network Completes Phase II Air Force Contract for Blockchain Technology

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Constellation Network Completes Phase II Air Force Contract for Blockchain Technology

Blockchain firm Constellation Network has completed its direct-to-phase II contract with the Department of Defense following an assessment by the Air Force Research Laboratory. The company was selected by the U.S. Air Force to develop and integrate distributed ledger and smart contracts technology capabilities for the DOD, which seeks a secure and speedy data transfer method for Defense Transportation System commercial airlift partners.

Constellation is responsible for the Hypergraph Transfer Protocol, a free digital ledger network aimed at enabling developers to secure, validate and process any digital application’s data.

Benjamin Diggles, co-founder and chief strategy officer, said the contract demonstrates the effectiveness of blockchain technology, adding that the next steps will center around testing layer-0 interoperability and other new capabilities. He said legacy communication system adoption and workflow optimization will be the focus of future efforts, Constellation said Thursday.

In 2019, the company secured a Small Business Innovation Research Phase I contract with the Air Force to make legacy systems interoperable with newer data technologies. facilitating the extraction of data to be used for multidomain command and control.

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