DISA creates new tech incubator, DISAWERX, to support innovation


The Defense Information Systems Agency recently launched its own technology incubator — DISAWERX — to facilitate prototyping.

New AFVentures director wants to ‘oil the machine’


Maj. Amanda Rebhi is the next director of Air Force innovation contracting vehicle AFVentures.

DOD working to build database of innovative acquisitions


Heidi Shyu hopes the database will help innovation-focused offices to better work together and learn from each other.

Space Force gets its own ‘werx’ innovation center


SpaceWERX will reflect the closeness the new Space Force will have with the private sector, officials say.

Air Force bases look to facial recognition to secure entry


The pandemic has been good for one facial recognition company, which inked two new contracts to install the technology at Air Force bases.

5G helping to increase security at Tyndall as Air Force rebuilds ‘smart base’


The 5G-enabled capabilities at Tyndall include a network of gunshot-detection sensors and an array of detection tools at the bases perimeter.