RESTON, Virginia – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) today announced that two of CACI’s signature technologies, SteelBox® and the CM142 sensor, have each won an acclaimed Edison Award ™ for excellence in technological innovation.
The Edison Awards recognize the most innovative products and business leaders from around the world and are among the most prestigious distinctions for excellence in new technologies and innovation.
CACI’s SteelBox, an enterprise technology and the first secure and certified mobile communication application for US government agencies has been honored with a Bronze Edison Award. SteelBox allows government officials to make encrypted phone calls and send encrypted messages securely and conveniently without fear of eavesdropping or compromising data. The technology was recognized in the Business Technology category. SteelBox was also honored as an Industry Innovator by the Government Innovation Awards and was the first Software as a Service (SaaS) offering in the Azure Government Marketplace by a Systems Integrator.
CACI’s CM142 multi-sensor gyro-stabilized imaging system, an electro-optical / infrared sensor, received a Silver Edison Award. The CM142 multispectral system delivers industry-leading performance for the lowest size, weight and horsepower, enabling real-time aerial intelligence, heat mapping and hot spot detection. Recently, the system was deployed to help responders to forest fires in the American West. Mission technology has played a vital role in combating destructive forest fires by providing real-time aerial mapping and surveillance to frontline firefighting teams. CM142 was awarded in the Aeronautical Innovation category.
The Edison Awards are managed by Edison Universe, a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to recognize, honor and foster innovations and innovators, which aligns with CACI’s philanthropic efforts to support the innovation and STEM initiatives.
In addition to the Edison Awards, CACI is recognized as an innovator in the fields of unmanned aviation system, secure communications, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, agile software and other high tech fields.
John Mengucci, President and CEO of CACI, said: “CACI is proud to have won these two Edison Awards for differentiated technologies that help protect our country by securing communications and providing intelligence, surveillance and advanced recognition. These awards are a true testament to our highly skilled workforce, who research, innovate and apply high technology to help fulfill our customers’ most critical national security missions.
CACI’s approximately 23,000 talented employees are vigilant in providing the unique expertise and distinctive technology that address our clients’ greatest business and mission challenges. Our culture of good character, innovation and excellence is the engine of our success and has earned us recognition as Fortune The most admired company in the world. As a member of Fortune 1000 Largest Companies, the Russell 1000 Index and the S&P MidCap 400 Index, we consistently deliver strong shareholder value. Visit us at www.caci.com.
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