Could These 5 Projects Transform Defense?
June 21, 2019
The Defense Innovation Unit — the Department of Defense’s emerging technology accelerator — is working on several projects aimed at improving national security by contracting with commercial providers.
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State of the Space Industrial Base: Threats, Challenges, and Actions
June 14, 2019
In March 2019, representatives from government, academia, and industry convened to discuss present and emerging challenges as well as threats to the U.S. space industrial base and space dominance. The end result is a new white paper co-authored by DIU and AFRL featuring highlights of the conversation and recommendations to preserve an agile and competitive U.S. space industrial base.
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Hacking Acquisitions
Airman Magazine
May 20, 2019
Defense Innovation Unit training Air Force Program Managers to be more agile.
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Defense Innovation Unit Mission Expands to Include NSIN & NSIC
May 14, 2019
DIU announces operational management of the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN), formerly known as MD5-National Security Technology Accelerator, and National Security Innovation Capital (NSIC), a new entity authorized by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019.
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Meet the big-thinking space startups that want to transform the universe with tiny satellites
May 04, 2019
As the cost of launching satellites drops dramatically, there is a new wave of innovation the horizon, and dozens of new startups are jumping in.
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