Company Stories

Feb 24 2020
February 24, 2020
Grim. That’s how Craig Hartzell characterized the first few years after he founded Azimuth, at the time an engineering services company based in Morgantown, West Virginia. “It was a typical startup Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
Feb 24 2020
February 24, 2020
If there is one overriding characteristic of the age of information, it’s the movement of data. Given the ubiquity of personal computers, smartphones, and the internet of things, the amount of data Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseAir Force
Feb 24 2020
February 24, 2020
In 2006, a small Wyoming manufacturing company specializing in aircraft covers applied for a $5,000 Phase Zero Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the state of Wyoming. Ten years and Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseNavy
Feb 24 2020
February 24, 2020
Imagine the following scenario: late one evening a United States Navy attack submarine, the USS City Fish, departs the Virginia Capes Operating Area in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The long-planned Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseArmy
Feb 24 2020
February 24, 2020
In May 2018, during a warfighting capabilities exercise, the USS Milwaukee fired four Longbow Hellfire missiles off the coast of Virginia. It was just the second at-sea launch of surface-to-surface Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseNavy
Feb 24 2020
February 24, 2020
During one of Crew Training International’s recent training sessions, an instructor walked the classroom full of pilots and crewmembers through an actual real-life scenario. The situation, the Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseAir Force
Feb 24 2020
February 24, 2020
Today’s unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)—commonly referred to as drones, or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in military parlance—are smaller, faster, and harder to detect than ever before. While Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseAir Force
Feb 21 2020
February 21, 2020
With a quick and satisfying ziiiipp, a U.S. Army soldier is carefully enclosed, dressed in a full protective suit in anticipation of entering a zone of chemical/biological (CB) warfare. He can Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseArmy
Feb 21 2020
February 21, 2020
Chemical weapons have the capacity to inflict enormous loss of life on military and civilian populations. They can negatively impact economies, constrain national budgets, and create geopolitical Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseArmy
Feb 21 2020
February 21, 2020
In December 1990, the United States Air Force grounded its fleet of Rockwell B-1 Lancer bombers after two engines failed in the span of just three months. The first incident, in October, occurred Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseAir Force
Feb 21 2020
February 21, 2020
On August 19, 2000, internal corrosion caused a 30-inch-diameter pipeline, buried six feet underground near the Pecos River in New Mexico, to rupture. Escaping gas exploded, leaving a 20-foot-deep Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Feb 21 2020
February 21, 2020
Thanks to a series of U.S. Air Force SBIR contracts, laser technology from the turn of the century, originally designed to monitor the upper atmosphere for nuclear detonations, is now being used for Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseArmy
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