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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The US Army is still looking for its perfect quadcopter drone
May 02, 2019
The Department of Defense awarded $11 million to six companies to make it happen. 
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DIU is Helping the Army Put More Backpack-Sized Drones in the Battlefield
April 29, 2019
The Pentagon's internal startup accelerator wants to get consumer quadcopters in the hands of soldiers in a matter of months, not years.
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Rocket Lab to Launch Air Force Satellites
April 03, 2019

Days after Rocket Lab launched a payload for one U.S. military agency, the company announced its next mission will place three technology demonstration satellites into orbit for the U.S. Air Force. Rocket Lab said April 3 its next Electron mission, scheduled for late April, will be for the Defense Department’s Space Test Program in partnership with the Defense Innovation Unit.

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