The AFRL Sensors Directorate and the AFLCMC/EZAD Electronic Warfare Branch have the same workforce development challenges regarding Electronic Warfare (EW), particularly within the junior workforce.  There is a loss of expertise due to workforce turnover and a steep learning curve to understand...
07.10.19 06:04 PM - Comment(s)


The perfect Air Force mission would mean that pilots go completely undetected in enemy airspace, execute their mission and return home safely. Low Observable (LO) Technology, otherwise known as Stealth, makes aircraft extremely hard to detect. LO Technology is incorporated into a multitude of Air Fo...

17.09.19 02:44 AM - Comment(s)

The Air Force SBIR/STTR program is in the midst of a major transformation to accelerate critical new technologies to the warfighter, including a new emphasis on the STTR program. Per the SBIR/STTR website; “STTR topics, which require a small business to partner with a research institution, typi...

14.09.19 02:38 AM - Comment(s)


When most people think of NASA or Aerospace Systems, they don’t think “additive manufacturing”.


When most people think of Materials Science, they don’t think “power generation”.


When most people think of Tech Sprints, they don’t think “new partnerships”.


Successful Tech Sprints are usually defined...

11.09.19 02:30 AM - Comment(s)

The Air Force is looking for innovative ways of doing business, and there’s no lack of options. Event-based collaborations are being utilized to speed up everything from the SBIR process to rapid prototyping. Two very popular choices, familiar to industry and the DoD, include Open Innovation Challen...

07.09.19 02:25 AM - Comment(s)

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