WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force Small Business Innovation Research office has posted a new solicitation that includes COVID-19 countermeasures as an area of interest. The March 30 Small Business Innovation Research solicitation, like most SBIR calls, is open to proposals on any topic that addresses a defense-focused need. But this is the first one [...]
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The Air Force opened the nomination window April 1 for the 2021 Dr. Heather Wilson science, technology, engineering and math Ph.D. program and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force captains’ prestigious Ph.D. program.
U.S. Navy Expeditionary Landing Base ship USS Lewis B. Puller has been conducting joint naval and air integration operations with U.S. Army AH—64E Apache attack helicopters assigned to U.S. Army Central Command's Task Force Saber
On April 1, the Department of the Air Force launched The Leaders and Supervisors We Need, a year-long development campaign designed to improve the efficiency and accessibility of supervisory training and resources for all leaders, ranging from first-time supervisors to experienced senior management officials.
The class is planning the event six weeks ahead of schedule, allowing them to celebrate together while ensuring their health and safety by adhering to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Department of Defense guidelines.
WASHINGTON — NASA has completed the crew for the first operational SpaceX commercial crew mission to the International Space Station, one that will not include any Russian cosmonauts after Roscosmos officials said they would not fly on what they consider an unproven vehicle. NASA announced March 31 that it had assigned veteran astronaut Shannon Walker [...]
The Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Robert P. Burke, released the following message to Navy leadership via P4 message.
WASHINGTON — A report due to Congress on March 31 recommending changes to the acquisition process and organization for Space Force programs has been completed but is awaiting final reviews by senior leaders before it goes to Capitol Hill. Shawn Barnes, a member of the senior executive service with the assistant secretary of the Air [...]
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center announced on March 31 that it has reached an agreement with Raytheon for the company to replace by April 2022 the hardware used in the next-generation ground control system for the Global Positioning System constellation. Under the agreement, Raytheon was awarded a $378 million [...]
Hospital ship USNS Mercy (T—AH 19) welcomed Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly in Los Angeles March 31 during its support of the nation's COVID—19 response efforts.