A second contract awarded to Astronautics from the FAA

MILWAUKEE, WI, November 10, 2017 – Astronautics Corporation of America has agreed to a contract modification with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to continue to the next phase of the FAA’s Aircraft Systems Information Security/Protection (ASISP) program.

Astronautics successfully completed Phase 1A in June 2017; which focused on developing and validating the methodologies for cybersecurity on core avionic systems. The contract modification for Phase 1B—executed in August—is focused on mitigation strategies and safety risk assessments on different avionic systems, as well as working with other researcher teams to integrate critical elements of independent methodologies from Phase 1A.

“As a leader in cybersecurity, Astronautics is excited to continue our successful work with the FAA on new cybersecurity methodologies,” said Chad Cundiff, president of Astronautics Corporation of America. “As a key provider of connectivity systems to airlines, helicopters, and military aircraft, Astronautics realizes that being cyber secure is critical to our customers. This is why we have been at the forefront of cybersecurity research.”

The FAA awarded Astronautics the initial ASISP contract for Phase 1A in August 2016.


About Astronautics Corporation of America

Astronautics Corporation of America, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of avionics equipment and systems for the commercial and military aerospace industry. Key product areas include electronic primary flight displays, engine displays, mission computers, electronic flight bags and certified servers for airborne applications. Services include system integration and custom software for critical applications. Since its founding in 1959, Astronautics has been providing tailored engineering solutions to help clients achieve mission success.