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  • COMFRC Industry Day Event Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers (COMFRC) is sponsoring an unclassified “Maintaining Industrial Capability: A Naval Aviation Equipment Readiness Challenge” Industry Day event on March 6th and 7th 2018.  The event will be hosted by Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) in San Diego, CA.  The purpose of the Industry Day event is to provide the opportunity to dialogue with Industry on COMFRC’s current and anticipated equipment readiness challenges, and inquire into Industry’s technical capabilities. Fleet Readiness Centers (FRCs) provide depot Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul, and Upgrade (MRO&U), In-service Repair (ISR), and manufacturing services in support of fixed and rotary […]

    Maintaining Industrial Capability: A Naval Aviation Equipment Readiness Challenge

    COMFRC Industry Day Event Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers (COMFRC) is sponsoring an unclassified “Maintaining Industrial Capability: A Naval Aviation Equipment Readiness Challenge” Industry Day event on March 6th and 7th 2018.  The event will be hosted by Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) in San Diego, CA.  The purpose of the Industry Day event is to provide the opportunity to dialogue with Industry on COMFRC’s current and anticipated equipment readiness challenges, and inquire into Industry’s technical capabilities. Fleet Readiness Centers (FRCs) provide depot Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul, and Upgrade (MRO&U), In-service Repair (ISR), and manufacturing services in support of fixed and rotary […]

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  • “I get my fulfillment with helping people. I fight for the underdog.” Dakeyah McFarlin is a small business advocate for the western region of Marine Corps installations. She came to Camp Pendleton and established a new program in 2008. On January 11, 2018 Brig. Gen. Kevin Killea awarded her with a letter of appreciation for her support to Marine Corps Installations West. She is a Law school graduate who previously worked for the naval yard in Washington D.C as a contract specialist. Her job is to advocate for small businesses so they can receive maximum practical opportunities to compete in […]

    I fight for the underdog

    “I get my fulfillment with helping people. I fight for the underdog.” Dakeyah McFarlin is a small business advocate for the western region of Marine Corps installations. She came to Camp Pendleton and established a new program in 2008. On January 11, 2018 Brig. Gen. Kevin Killea awarded her with a letter of appreciation for her support to Marine Corps Installations West. She is a Law school graduate who previously worked for the naval yard in Washington D.C as a contract specialist. Her job is to advocate for small businesses so they can receive maximum practical opportunities to compete in […]

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  • NAVSUP Introduction to Source Development The mission of the NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support Contracting Directorate is to procure systems, components, spare parts and overhaul/repair services in providing support of the worldwide aviation and shipboard operations of the U. S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, other military departments and customers in foreign military establishments. Acquisitions are originated within 19 Contracting Divisions which are aligned to support specific major weapons systems or categories of equipment.   The Directorate strives to be a world class contracting organization with skills, knowledge, and integrity that are beyond reproach. It is aligned with its customer, using teaming […]

    Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Introduction to Source Development

    NAVSUP Introduction to Source Development The mission of the NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support Contracting Directorate is to procure systems, components, spare parts and overhaul/repair services in providing support of the worldwide aviation and shipboard operations of the U. S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, other military departments and customers in foreign military establishments. Acquisitions are originated within 19 Contracting Divisions which are aligned to support specific major weapons systems or categories of equipment.   The Directorate strives to be a world class contracting organization with skills, knowledge, and integrity that are beyond reproach. It is aligned with its customer, using teaming […]

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  • By Sierra Jones, Office of Naval Research ARLINGTON, Va.—Qualcomm. iRobot. You might have heard of these companies—one making a huge impact on your wireless technology, the other keeping your home clean. But what you may not know is that they have deep roots in the Department of Defense (DoD), via the Small Business Innovation Research, or SBIR, program. And it’s these two success stories, among many others, that brought together SBIR and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) leaders from the Departments of the Navy and Defense—along with representatives from across government agencies—for the third annual SBIR/STTR Training Workshop, held recently […]

    Think Big, Start Small: Navy SBIR/STTR Program Can Help Advance Your Ideas

    By Sierra Jones, Office of Naval Research ARLINGTON, Va.—Qualcomm. iRobot. You might have heard of these companies—one making a huge impact on your wireless technology, the other keeping your home clean. But what you may not know is that they have deep roots in the Department of Defense (DoD), via the Small Business Innovation Research, or SBIR, program. And it’s these two success stories, among many others, that brought together SBIR and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) leaders from the Departments of the Navy and Defense—along with representatives from across government agencies—for the third annual SBIR/STTR Training Workshop, held recently […]

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    Two Small Businesses Support Navy Divers with Cutting Edge Technology

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    Small Business Wins Big at Annual Department of the Navy (DON) Acquisition Excellence Awards Ceremony

             

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  • Original Article: SPAWAR Providing Information Warfare solutions to warfighters effectively and affordably across five continents and seven time zones is a monumental task, but SSC Atlantic is up to it. That is thanks to more than 9,000 industry partners working in tandem with SSC Atlantic’s 4,100-strong civilian and military workforce to augment the center’s in-house engineering efforts. This proven government industry partnership not only helps SSC Atlantic put lifesaving Information Warfare products in the hands of warfighters cost effectively, but also accelerates the pace of innovation and technological advancement. “Given the amount of work we do, approximately 850 projects in […]

    Partnering with Industry – Government contracts augment in-house engineering efforts

    Original Article: SPAWAR Providing Information Warfare solutions to warfighters effectively and affordably across five continents and seven time zones is a monumental task, but SSC Atlantic is up to it. That is thanks to more than 9,000 industry partners working in tandem with SSC Atlantic’s 4,100-strong civilian and military workforce to augment the center’s in-house engineering efforts. This proven government industry partnership not only helps SSC Atlantic put lifesaving Information Warfare products in the hands of warfighters cost effectively, but also accelerates the pace of innovation and technological advancement. “Given the amount of work we do, approximately 850 projects in […]

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  • Original Article: NAVSEA Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) T2 Director, Brooke Pyne, and Deputy for Small Business, Matt Burkett, participated in ‘How to Do Business with NSWC Crane’ on Tuesday, an event hosted by the Indy Chamber of Commerce. Both Pyne and Burkett spoke to attendees about how to access technical equipment, collaborate with Crane, license Navy-developed technology, and more. The event also gave those in attendance a behind-the-scenes look at what Crane buys, and how it buys it to provide a better understanding on how to market a particular business with Crane. “Knowledge is power, and […]

    Crane Continues Partnership efforts, Promotes State and Regional Growth

    Original Article: NAVSEA Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) T2 Director, Brooke Pyne, and Deputy for Small Business, Matt Burkett, participated in ‘How to Do Business with NSWC Crane’ on Tuesday, an event hosted by the Indy Chamber of Commerce. Both Pyne and Burkett spoke to attendees about how to access technical equipment, collaborate with Crane, license Navy-developed technology, and more. The event also gave those in attendance a behind-the-scenes look at what Crane buys, and how it buys it to provide a better understanding on how to market a particular business with Crane. “Knowledge is power, and […]

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  • Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst joined approximately 130 members of small business for the third annual Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable Industry Day at the Ocean County Library in Toms River, New Jersey Oct. 18. The industry day, hosted by the Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable, focused on opportunities in Research and Development (R&D) under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. “Our purpose for the SBIR program is to get technical solutions to the hands of our Warfighters – our Sailors and Marines,” said Department of the Navy SBIR/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Director Robert Smith, one of […]

    Navy, small businesses talk R&D opportunities at industry day

    Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst joined approximately 130 members of small business for the third annual Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable Industry Day at the Ocean County Library in Toms River, New Jersey Oct. 18. The industry day, hosted by the Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable, focused on opportunities in Research and Development (R&D) under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. “Our purpose for the SBIR program is to get technical solutions to the hands of our Warfighters – our Sailors and Marines,” said Department of the Navy SBIR/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Director Robert Smith, one of […]

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  • Original Article: Arkansas Online Aside from the USS Razorback and the USS Hoga nestled along the Arkansas River’s north shore, the U.S. Navy usually is out of sight and out of mind in Arkansas. Not this week. Today, the Navy is taking a handful of assets to the central part of the state for Little Rock Navy Week to give residents an “up-close, personal look at their Navy.” While Arkansas isn’t readily susceptible to any maritime threat, its exports are. And with agriculture contributing $20 billion annually to the state, the Navy’s protection of Arkansas’ commodities on the high seas […]

    Little Rock Navy Week festivities include workshops, exhibitions, music

    Original Article: Arkansas Online Aside from the USS Razorback and the USS Hoga nestled along the Arkansas River’s north shore, the U.S. Navy usually is out of sight and out of mind in Arkansas. Not this week. Today, the Navy is taking a handful of assets to the central part of the state for Little Rock Navy Week to give residents an “up-close, personal look at their Navy.” While Arkansas isn’t readily susceptible to any maritime threat, its exports are. And with agriculture contributing $20 billion annually to the state, the Navy’s protection of Arkansas’ commodities on the high seas […]

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