• Photo of Man in Laboratory working on Laser Tech as a Blog Header

    November 23, 2022

    Laser technology has been used in various military applications for many years. In recent years, there has also been an increase in the use of lasers for defensive purposes, such as to protect weapons systems and platforms from incoming missiles.

  • November 22, 2022

    Join NSTXL at I/ITSEC in Orlando, Florida and meet our team Nov. 28th – Dec 2nd in booth #1223. See first-hand how NSTXL supports Government acquisition of mission-critical technology, as well as fosters small businesses looking to break into government contracting.

  • STAMP OTA project

    November 10, 2022

    The DoD Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)) Trusted and Assured Microelectronics (T&AM) Program is initiating the Stimulating Transition for Advanced Microelectronics Packaging (STAMP) project to quickly field the microelectronic ►

  • GAMMA additive manufacturing

    November 8, 2022

    The Department of Defense (DoD) is releasing its Growing Additive Manufacturing Maturity for Airbreathing Hypersonics (GAMMA-H) prototype opportunity in its efforts to expand current manufacturing processes to intricate hypersonic weapons parts.

  • Woman Looking at Contract Through Magnifying Glass

    November 7, 2022

    In order to fully understand OTA government acquisition, it's important to know about Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) contracts. These contracts are a procurement mechanism that aims to buy services and property for direct use by government bodies or authorities. When the DoD or military services need to access R&F projects and prototypes from commercial sources, OTAs grant them more flexibility than traditional FAR documents allow.

  • November 4, 2022

    “Build it and they will come.” The phrase has been used in business for decades—a way of saying, ‘start that company and it will succeed.’ And while baseball fans flocked to the Field of Dreams in the iconic movie from 1989, anyone who has started a business knows, it takes more than just a great idea. It takes that plus dedication, persistence and a solid strategy. Sometimes it also takes incentives, big monetary incentives.

  • ME Commons OTA contracting

    November 2, 2022

    From cars to phones to computers, there aren’t many things these days that don’t use microelectronics, and the United States is in dire need them. Currently, over 85% of microelectronics used in the United States ►

  • Soldier shaking business man's hand

    October 26, 2022

    A Department of Defense contractor is an entity that enters into a direct contract with the DoD. If you are looking for an opportunity to become a contractor for the Department of Defense (DoD), knowing the difference between traditional and non-traditional contracting is key. 

  • Balance concept

    October 20, 2022

    SWaP-C is an equation that is essential to research and development. With applications across many of our opportunities, from STAMP to Microelectronics Commons, it’s important to understand what it means, why it matters, and why it is talked about so often.

  • CEO Chats

    October 11, 2022

    In this episode of CEO Talks, NSTXL Founder and CEO Tim Greeff is joined by Rocket Lab Founder and CEO Peter Beck as they discuss navigating the challenges on the horizon for space tech development, private/public partnerships for space innovation, and the future of space advancement.

  • Rocket fly on mountains background

    October 4, 2022

    Why is there such tremendous growth and opportunities for hypersonics? It is a foundation for maintaining national security. There's a lot to say about hypersonic technology today and its potential for the future.

  • Microelectronics chip in ME Commons

    September 27, 2022

    You may not know it, but microelectronics and semiconductors are all around us. They play a critical role in our economy and government, and the global semiconductor shortage is starting to have a major impact on our lives.