Success Stories

Feb 21 2020
February 21, 2020
The name may seem obscure, but the technology—used in everything from cell phones to light bulbs and satellites—is critical to modern life. And one company, backed by Department of Defense (DoD) Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseAir Force
Feb 21 2020
February 21, 2020
The composite panels that make up the skin of the F-35 Lightning II are attached to its frame with tens of thousands of fasteners. To ensure that the aircraft meets operational specifications, every Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseAir Force
Feb 20 2020
February 20, 2020
Behind some of the world’s most powerful missiles is a tiny, precision-wound component that ensures the payload reaches its target. And behind these components is a New Hampshire-based company, Airex Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseAir Force
Feb 20 2020
February 20, 2020
On the morning of October 12, 2000, while in port for refueling in Aden, Yemen, the USS Cole—a 505-foot U.S. Navy destroyer—was attacked by suicide bombers who detonated explosives from a small boat Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseNavy
Feb 20 2020
February 20, 2020
When 18-year-old Jordan Wells saw the Maryland State Police helicopter land that foggy night in 2008 she probably breathed a sigh of relief. Having just survived a violent car accident, she had every Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseAir Force
Feb 20 2020
February 20, 2020
Who doesn’t love a good map? The borders, the spaces, the glut of visual information packed into every square inch. It’s not an uncommon interest. But not everyone can say they’ve had the chance to Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseNavy
Feb 18 2020
February 18, 2020
There can be huge potential in tiny objects. Consider how much more memory today’s computers can hold than those of just a few years ago. Much of this added power comes from the emerging field of Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseArmy
Feb 18 2020
February 18, 2020
About two decades ago, an electrical engineer formulated an algorithm that allowed her to cancel out unwanted noise in audio transmissions. Today, the technology she explored is almost ubiquitous— Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
Feb 18 2020
February 18, 2020
Mass transit buses across the United States have become more fuel efficient over the last 10 years, and it's largely thanks to innovations from a Michigan-based small business. In the early 1990s, Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseArmy
Feb 12 2020
February 12, 2020
The police chief who handled the Columbine School shooting said that if he had been able to see what was happening inside the building, he would have sent officers in sooner. For an engineer at CyPhy Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Feb 12 2020
February 12, 2020
As the world’s leading industrial laser-projection company, Aligned Vision has spent decades helping fabricators streamline their manufacturing processes even while increasing accuracy and cutting Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseAir Force
Feb 12 2020
February 12, 2020
On March 20, 1995, five men boarded the Tokyo subway on separate lines, all headed toward Tsukiji Station in Central Tokyo. It was Monday morning rush hour, a time when it would have been easy to Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency

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