July 14, 2024

Defense Budget Boosts Funds for New Tech, Innovation

Innovation

US House lawmakers want to allocate more than $1.3 billion for the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit, part of a continued push by Congress to develop commercial technology at a faster pace.

Pax Office Recognized for Small Business Advocacy

Small Business

The PMA-260 Program Office received a NAVAIR Commander’s Award in May for small business advocacy during a ceremony at NAS Patuxent River.

Newly Eligible Vets: 1 Year to Claim Benefits

Thousands more veterans became eligible for Veterans Affairs health care on Oct. 1 under a law expanding benefits for former service members sickened by environmental exposures. The largest group to be eligible are certain post-9/11 veterans who hadn’t previously enrolled. They have a one-year window to sign up.

TPP to Offer Adaptive Acquisition Framework Webinar

The Patuxent Partnership continues to share information on resources that its members and colleagues might find useful. TPP is also transitioning its program on the Adaptive Acquisition Framework to a webinar on Tuesday, April 28. Dave Cadman, acting director of the Office of Acquisition Enablers, will be the featured speaker.

Army Launches xTech Ventilator Challenge

Ventilator

The Patuxent Partnership is sharing details regarding the US Army’s prize competition, xTech COVID-19 Ventilator Challenge.

CTSi Wins SBIR for Air/Ship Embedded Training Environment

CTSi Coherent Technical

Coherent Technical Services Inc. has earned a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research award from the Office of Naval Research to develop a Simulated Air Scenario Embedded Training environment for both pilots and ship personnel.

Spalding Scores $79K Contract

Spalding Consulting, Inc. announced a six-month SBIR contract.