S2MARTS

Hypersonics Advanced Manufacturing Test Capability (HAMTC) Awarded to Fiber Materials, Inc. and Purdue Applied Research Institute

S2MARTS has announced that Hypersonics Advanced Manufacturing Test Capability Test (HAMTC) has been awarded to Fiber Materials, Inc. and Purdue Applied Research Institute. With modern hypersonic weapons capable of traveling over five times the speed of sound, technology has never moved faster than it does today.

Hypersonics Advanced Manufacturing Test Capability (HAMTC) Awarded to Fiber Materials, Inc. and Purdue Applied Research Institute2022-08-09T05:29:53-07:00

Additive Manufacturing (AM) for Technology Protection (TP) Awardees selected using S2MARTS OTA

The Additive Manufacturing for Technology Protection prototype project selected six performers through the S²MARTS OTA. Powered by NSTXL, S2MARTS is the DoD’s premier rapid OT contracting vehicle for flexible acquisition in trusted microelectronics, strategic & spectrum mission, and other critical mission areas.

Additive Manufacturing (AM) for Technology Protection (TP) Awardees selected using S2MARTS OTA2022-08-09T05:33:44-07:00

Expert Insights: S2MARTS Research with Guest Host Brooke Pyne

In this exclusive interview with S2MARTS Director, Brooke Pyne, we dive into the brand new OTA called S2MARTS Research. Brooke helps to cover the ins and outs of S2MARTS Research, discussing what makes the OTA so unique, how much membership costs, and much more.

Expert Insights: S2MARTS Research with Guest Host Brooke Pyne2022-08-09T08:27:25-07:00

Neptune Payload Project Awarded through S2MARTS OTA to Prototype a Subminiature RF Payload for Integration in Multiple Maritime RF Missions

The Neptune Payload prototype project has been awarded through the S2MARTS OTA to design and prototype a subminiature multi-mission RF payload for the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division. The project was awarded to teams from Lockheed Martin, D-TA, and Epiq Design Solutions.

Neptune Payload Project Awarded through S2MARTS OTA to Prototype a Subminiature RF Payload for Integration in Multiple Maritime RF Missions2022-08-29T17:04:45-07:00

S2MARTS Awarded 2371 Authority, Now Offering Both Research and Prototype Execution Under One Agreement

The S2MARTS OTA, managed by NSTXL, has been awarded authority allowing the consortium to carry out basic, applied, and advanced research projects in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2371, in addition to their existing agreement for prototype projects under 10 U.S.C. 2371b. This award marks a huge milestone for the S2MARTS OTA and the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division, as now both research and prototype projects can be accomplished under one OTA framework.

S2MARTS Awarded 2371 Authority, Now Offering Both Research and Prototype Execution Under One Agreement2022-09-13T10:10:15-07:00

DoD and S2MARTS Impacting the Microelectronics Ecosystem through the Rapid Assured Microelectronics Prototypes – Commercial (RAMP-C) Project

The S2MARTS OTA, powered by NSTXL, would like to announce the award of the Rapid Assured Microelectronics Prototypes – Commercial (RAMP-C) project.  This highly critical project was awarded to two performers, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Intel Technologies, with impact to our national security and supply chain within the microelectronics ecosystem.

DoD and S2MARTS Impacting the Microelectronics Ecosystem through the Rapid Assured Microelectronics Prototypes – Commercial (RAMP-C) Project2022-08-09T11:11:26-07:00

Ecosystem Collaboration Driving Other Transactions (OT) Innovation

In a hybrid session last month, co-hosted by the NavalX Midwest Tech Bridge and NSTXL, panelists discussed how to leverage Other Transaction Authorities (OTA), specifically Strategic & Spectrum Missions Advanced Resilient Trusted Systems (S2MARTS), to deliver innovative solutions to the Warfighter, how to utilize the innovation ecosystem to address program needs and how to foster a collaborative partnership with ecosystem enablers such as NSTXL and NavalX.

Ecosystem Collaboration Driving Other Transactions (OT) Innovation2022-09-13T10:19:22-07:00

Get to Know NSTXL: Featuring Tony Kestranek

For August’s Get to Know NSTXL series, we are highlighting S2MARTS Deputy Director Tony Kestranek. Tony joined NSTXL in November of 2020 and brought with him an undying passion for supporting the Warfighter, which he exemplifies every day through his tireless efforts to ensure that we are getting the most effective technology to those on the frontlines- as quickly as possible.

Get to Know NSTXL: Featuring Tony Kestranek2022-08-29T17:04:45-07:00

Trending Technology Alert: Hypersonics

As emerging technologies enter the market, it’s imperative to stay up to date on the latest trends the Department of Defense is focused on. Currently making waves across the defense innovation space: hypersonics. So what is a hypersonic weapon?

Trending Technology Alert: Hypersonics2022-08-09T11:20:12-07:00

Quality and Risk in Microelectronics: Why Industry and Government Collaboration Is More Important Than Ever

Applying the latest and most comprehensive microelectronics technology to secure defense applications is critical for the continued and future success of our military. To advance the functionality of microelectronic technology within the U.S. military commercial and defense, partnerships have never been more important.

Quality and Risk in Microelectronics: Why Industry and Government Collaboration Is More Important Than Ever2022-08-29T17:04:45-07:00
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