Cougaar Software, Inc. Wins US Army IDIQ for Artificial Intelligence Solution Development

Cougaar Software, Inc. (CSI), an Artificial Intelligence (AI) focused software company headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, was recently awarded a 5-year $27 million Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract (W15QKN-22-D-0033) to provide Human-Machine Collaborative Automated Problem Solving (HM-CAPS) solutions to the US Army’s Combat Capabilities Development Command Armaments Center (DEVCOM-AC).

This IDIQ is designed to extend and complete prior SBIR Phase II research and development of the human-machine collaborative decision support capabilities, primarily through the enhancement of previously developed techniques and technologies designed to supplement the capabilities of human decision makers in complex and dynamic environments. Founder and CEO Dr. Todd Carrico noted that “CSI is proud of its ongoing support to the US Army and through the award of HM-CAPS is ready to apply our AI-enhanced decision support technologies to further the Army’s goals to achieve Joint All-Domain Command and Control”.

CSI’s cognitive agent computing solutions are built on a state-of-the-art AI platform, called ActiveEdge®, which enables understanding of complex, dynamic situations and provides intelligent, automated deep reasoning over massive amounts of data to make better decisions, quicker and with higher confidence. Cougaar Software is a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) applying advanced AI research and delivering AI-enabled planning and execution management software and autonomy supervisory control, specializing in large, adaptive human collaborative decision support systems. For more information on how customers could benefit from CSI’s custom solutions, please visit or contact Eric Martin at