A Guide to Laser Technology

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.

A Guide to Laser Technology2022-11-23T11:27:08-08:00

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.

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

An Introduction to OTAs

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.

An Introduction to OTAs2022-11-07T09:38:58-08:00

America’s Field of (Microchip) Dreams

“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.

America’s Field of (Microchip) Dreams2022-11-04T06:25:19-07:00

Traditional Vs Non-traditional Contracting

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. 

Traditional Vs Non-traditional Contracting2022-10-31T12:45:54-07:00

What is SWaP-C?

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.

What is SWaP-C?2022-10-31T12:46:13-07:00

Understanding Hypersonics

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.

Understanding Hypersonics2022-10-05T08:18:33-07:00

Why Everyone Is Talking About Microelectronics and Semiconductors

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.

Why Everyone Is Talking About Microelectronics and Semiconductors2022-10-05T08:21:32-07:00

A Journey to Friendlier Pentesting

As an offensive security professional, one can often face unique challenges compared to colleagues in the rest of the information technology space. After all, why wouldn’t you - hacking is scary stuff that you see the bad guys and anti-heroes do in movies, right?!

A Journey to Friendlier Pentesting2022-11-08T12:18:46-08:00

CMMC Compliance: An Overview

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is an assessment framework and certification program that determines what data an organization can work with. Specifically, it determines whether they comply with necessary security regulations to work with controlled and vulnerable information.

CMMC Compliance: An Overview2022-09-12T08:34:48-07:00
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