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What Is An OTA?

2024-06-12T13:03:59-07:00

One common gripe of contracting within the government is dealing with FAR-based contracts. Enter Other Transaction Authority (OTA). These agreements aren’t just changing the game; they’re redefining how the government fosters innovation. In this exploration of Prototype OTAs, we’ll delve into their pivotal role in driving government innovation forward, ►

What Is An OTA?2024-06-12T13:03:59-07:00

Space Systems Command’s Resilient GPS Project Fast-Tracked in ‘Quick Start’ Initiative

2024-06-11T10:34:12-07:00

Photo Credit: John Ayre, DVIDs. The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.

On April 16, 2024, the U.S. Air Force announced two programs to be accelerated under a new authority in the Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization ►

Space Systems Command’s Resilient GPS Project Fast-Tracked in ‘Quick Start’ Initiative2024-06-11T10:34:12-07:00

STARCOM and SSC Award ASTRO-E to Six Companies, Fast-Tracking Full-Spectrum Testing Capabilities

2024-06-04T08:19:37-07:00

May 23, 2024 – The U.S. Space Force’s Space Training and Readiness Command (STARCOM) and Space Systems Command (SSC) have awarded Advanced Space Technology for Range Operations – Electromagnetic Range (ASTRO-E) study contracts to six companies: Nou Systems, ExoAnalytic Solutions, TMC Design, HII Mission Technologies Corp, Parsons Government Services Inc, ►

STARCOM and SSC Award ASTRO-E to Six Companies, Fast-Tracking Full-Spectrum Testing Capabilities2024-06-04T08:19:37-07:00

Introducing Our New CFO: Jessica Traw

2024-05-22T10:58:44-07:00

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Jessica Traw as our new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. 

Jessica was brought on as NSTXL’s Financial Controller in 2023 and has more than 15 years of experience leading accounting and finance teams.

Introducing Our New CFO: Jessica Traw2024-05-22T10:58:44-07:00

NSWC Crane Enhancing Hybrid Electric Platform Agility through LEEAP Project

2024-05-06T06:43:45-07:00

May 06, 2024 – Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division has awarded the Light Expeditionary Energy Agile Platform (LEEAP) – Hybrid Electric project to Tessa Two, Inc. Tessa Two is a small, non-traditional organization based in Indianapolis, Indiana. The LEEAP project was awarded through the Strategic & Spectrum Missions ►

NSWC Crane Enhancing Hybrid Electric Platform Agility through LEEAP Project2024-05-06T06:43:45-07:00

Hypersonic Test Facilities and the Path Forward

2024-05-07T19:38:27-07:00

With the potential to transform military defense, commercial aviation, and beyond, the pursuit of hypersonic capabilities has intensified in recent years. Central to this pursuit are the specialized laboratories known as hypersonic test facilities, where the future of aerospace is being established. 

Advancing Hypersonic Flight Through Testing 

Hypersonic Test Facilities and the Path Forward2024-05-07T19:38:27-07:00

Establishing the Future of Microelectronics at the SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Conference

2024-05-29T12:40:52-07:00

Last week, the SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Conference brought together a diverse array of professionals from government, military, industry, and academia in National Harbor, Maryland. Over 280 companies exhibited at the event, 13 of which were NSTXL members. 

Among the booths and insightful sessions, one ►

Establishing the Future of Microelectronics at the SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Conference2024-05-29T12:40:52-07:00

First S²MARTS Research Project Award Set to Bring BNNT Capabilities to Light

2024-05-02T06:04:48-07:00

May 5, 2024 – S2MARTS Research, under the Department of the Navy (DoN), has announced the award of its inaugural project, Characterization and Improvement of Boron Nitride Nanotubes (BNNTs) and Their Composites. The awardee is Purdue University.

“This first use of Strategic and Spectrum Missions Advanced Resilient Trusted Systems (S²MARTS) ►

First S²MARTS Research Project Award Set to Bring BNNT Capabilities to Light2024-05-02T06:04:48-07:00

MACH-TB 2.0 Kicks Off at Highly Anticipated Industry Day

2024-05-07T19:39:47-07:00

On 23-24 April, the S2MARTS team hosted an in-person Industry Day event for Multi-Service Advanced Capability Hypersonic Test Bed (MACH-TB) 2.0. MACH-TB is a program created by the Department of Defense (DoD) to reduce hypersonic risks and swiftly transition innovative technologies through MACH-TB stakeholders. With over 200 in-person ►

MACH-TB 2.0 Kicks Off at Highly Anticipated Industry Day2024-05-07T19:39:47-07:00
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