News Search

Command News

Tag: small business
  • AFRL Directed Energy Industry Days— rolling out new rapid contracting vehicle

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFRL) - The Air Force Research Laboratory Directed Energy Directorate will host a Virtual Briefing for Industry to introduce the new Directed Energy Technology Experimentation Research (DETER), Advanced Research Announcement (ARA) April 13 – 14 from 10 a.m. to noon Mountain Standard Time each day. “We are looking
  • AFVentures releases annual report, details extensive efforts to expand defense industrial base, fight COVID-19 virus

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – AFVentures, the Department of the Air Force’s commercial investment group, has released its fiscal year 2020 annual report.The new report details AFVentures’ successes in fulfilling its mission of expanding and maintaining the Air Force’s innovative capabilities by matching operator needs with
  • Air Force to host advanced manufacturing and sustainment technologies Virtual Collider Event

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate is holding a special Collider Event on Jan. 12, in response to the latest Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) open topic solicitations 21.1 and 21.A. This event focuses
  • Air Force Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer program announces FY21 Open Topic schedule

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program announced the release schedule for Fiscal Year 2021 open topics during day two of the AFWERX Accelerate event. In coordination with the Department of Defense, AFWERX will release three open
  • AFRL-small business partnership offers help in tight situations

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As nearly every homeowner or backyard mechanic knows, performing repairs in tight spaces can be tricky at best, and potentially dangerous at worst. For aircraft maintainers, the hazards can be much more complex. To help address these issues, the Air Force Research Laboratory is partnering with small
  • Hanscom directorates team with small business for mission success

    The two Air Force Life Cycle Management program executive offices based here -- Digital; and Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks -- are continuing their trend of awarding significant contract dollars directly to small businesses.
  • Wert provides Digital update, insight into DPA efforts

    As we look at things like Advanced Battle Management System, inherent in that is open architecture, and inherent in open architecture is being good at software development, a Hanscom Air Force Base senior official told members of the Hanscom Representatives Association during their virtual Zoom meeting Oct. 14.
  • Collider event equips small businesses for success

    Small business leaders were provided with the tools and techniques to best ‘pitch’ ideas to the Air Force and Angel investor communities during a Pitch Perfect Collider Aug. 5.The event, hosted by the Air Force Small Business Hub and the Dayton-based Wright Brothers Institute, featured real-world advice and mentorship from private commercial
  • Small business panel discusses COVID-19 impact, market research

    Jeff Emmons, the director of Small Business Programs here, discussed innovative contract and acquisition strategies for small businesses during a virtual meeting with the Hanscom Representatives Association July 28.
  • JBSA environmental program takes off with UAS technology

    What began as a project to improve land surveying, floodplain mapping, vegetation classification and endangered species management at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis has become a revolutionary innovation that could save the Air Force millions of dollars and countless hours of labor.

Air Force News