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DoD Rapidly Transitioning Microelectronic Technology into Field through STAMP

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 advancements the State-of-the-art Heterogeneous Integrated Packaging (SHIP) prototyping project has developed.

The primary objective of the ►

DoD Rapidly Transitioning Microelectronic Technology into Field through STAMP2022-11-10T07:22:13-08:00

Growing Additive Manufacturing Maturity for Airbreathing Hypersonics (GAMMA-H) Prototype Opportunity to Propel Manufacturing to Hypersonic Systems

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.

Growing Additive Manufacturing Maturity for Airbreathing Hypersonics (GAMMA-H) Prototype Opportunity to Propel Manufacturing to Hypersonic Systems2022-11-22T07:15:04-08:00

Microelectronics Commons Prototype Leading the Drive to Secure Microelectronics Manufacturing

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 are fabricated outside the U.S. The Department of Defense recognizes the risk of possible security ►

Microelectronics Commons Prototype Leading the Drive to Secure Microelectronics Manufacturing2022-11-02T10:27:26-07:00

S2MARTS OTA is Turning 3!

The S²MARTS OTA is celebrating its three-year anniversary. S²MARTS was established to grow and engage an elite network of innovators within focused technology areas such as microelectronics, electronic warfare, 5G, and hypersonics.

S2MARTS OTA is Turning 3!2022-08-08T10:01:50-07:00

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 OTA2022-10-19T08:09:43-07:00

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 Pyne2022-10-19T08:09:28-07:00

S2MARTS Awarded 10 U.S.C. §4022– (formerly 2371b) 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. §4021– (formerly 2371), in addition to their existing agreement for prototype projects under 10 U.S.C. §4022– (formerly 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 10 U.S.C. §4022– (formerly 2371b) Authority, Now Offering Both Research and Prototype Execution Under One Agreement2022-10-19T07:55:05-07:00

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

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
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