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.
Air Force seeks companies that are shooting for the sky, not necessarily the moon
Assistant Secretary Will Roper says the service is looking for big ideas, but not necessarily moonshots.