Tag Archives: SOFWERX

NSWC Crane, SOFWERX Hold Industry Challenge for Portable Welding Tech

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Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division's (NSWC) mobile technology repair complex and SOFWERX partnered to host an industry challenge that sought to address the U.S. Special Operations Command's current and potential welding needs. SOFWERX MTRC Portable Welder Combat Evaluation event encouraged industry to submit proposals on portable welding technologies that could support special operations forces' missions.

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Air Force, SOFWERX to Collaborate on UAV Battle Experiment

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The U.S. Air Force has partnered with SOFWERX to conduct a “rumble-style” battle experiment on unmanned aerial vehicles to collect information for potential drone operations, National Defense reported Thursday. Heather Wilson, secretary of the Air Force, said the service branch will hold the ThunderDrone rapid prototyping event at a rented warehouse in Tampa, …

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Air Force to Seek Tech Ideas From Universities, Small Businesses

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The U.S. Air Force has unveiled a new program that would allow universities, small businesses and entrepreneurs to pitch “emerging” technology ideas and innovations to the service branch. The first “storefront” that will connect potential proposers to the Air Force under the AFwerX program will be launched in early 2018 …

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USSOCOM, DoD Strategic Capabilities Office to Collaborate on Drone Tech Advancement Effort

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The Special Operations Command has partnered with the Defense Department‘s Strategic Capabilities Office to establish an organization dedicated to the advancement of drone technologies, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. James Geurts, acquisition executive at USSOCOM, told National Defense Magazine that the DRONEWERX outfit will explore the use of artificial intelligence, commercial drone technology, machine learning …

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