A recent Center for Naval Metalworking project looked at optimizing methods for installing machinery foundations on ships. The optimized processes are estimated to save $830,000 over five years.
The Defense Department is slowly chipping away at 117 different tasks to implement the October 2020 Electromagnetic Spectrum Superiority Strategy.
In February 2021, ATI worked with the U.S. Partnership for Assured Electronics to create the Defense Electronics Consortium (DEC). This DoD-sponsored consortium is helping the government identify challenges, needs and opportunities in defense electronics, which have been impacted by the contraction of U.S. electronics manufacturing and other factors.
The 2021 Naval Surface Technology & Innovation Consortium (NSTIC) Industry Day event included NSTIC members, and briefings from NSWCDD provided by Contracting Department Head Mike Busansky, Technical Director Dale Sisson, SES and Chief Technology Officer Jennifer Clift.
“The IWRP concept has proven to be an effective way to rapidly prototype information warfare solutions and get capabilities into our warfighters' hands,” said Peter Reddy, Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic (NIWC Atlantic) executive director. “Technology is continually evolving, and to stay ahead of the adversary, we need to be agile and fast. Using IWRP 2 to collaborate with traditional and nontraditional industry partners will ensure we can continue to empower innovation and the advancement of technology at the speed of relevance. The possibilities will be endless.”
Pulmotect provides results from two randomized, placebo controlled phase-2 trials of PUL-042 against COVID-19
In the two Phase 2 trials, PUL-042 was evaluated in one trial as preemptive treatment in patients with early, symptomatic infection and in a second trial in the prophylactic settings in subjects with known exposure to SARS-CoV-2. The Phase 2 studies of PUL-042 for COVID-19 are funded in part with federal funds from the DOD’s Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND), through the U.S. Army Contracting Command - New Jersey, under an Other Transaction Agreement (W15QKN-16-9-1002, Project #MCDC 2006-002) awarded to the Medical CBRN Defense Consortium and Pulmotect, Inc.
To celebrate the four-year anniversary of the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Consortium anniversary in November, we’re taking a look back at its accomplishments.
As part of the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstration effort and the Future Vertical Lift Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft program, U.S. Army test pilots from the Redstone Test Center in Alabama conducted flights of the Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant in September 2021. The flights are part of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command preparations for the FLRAA test effort, a key element of Army modernization.
Responsive satellite servicing and sustainable space launches get a boost through Astroscale, Virgin Orbit partnership
In addition to pursuing joint activities, Virgin Orbit recently joined The Consortium for Execution of Rendezvous and Servicing Operations (CONFERS), an international industry group representing the on-orbit servicing ecosystem. Astroscale is already an active member of CONFERS, which is advancing the on-orbit servicing industry by leveraging best practices from government and industry to research, develop, and publish technical and operational standards for OOS and Rendezvous and Proximity Operations.
“We need to place cutting-edge technology quickly into the hands of the warfighter,” said Sara Langdon, USAMRDC’s program manager for other-transaction authority with the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC). “It is vital that we partner in order to fill our medical capability gaps, and OTAs help us to accomplish this.”