Tag Archives: Air Force Life Cycle Management Center

USAF Posts Maritime Strike Weapon RFI

U.S. Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has issued a request for information on the availability of kinetic systems that could engage maritime surface vessels. An RFI notice posted Thursday says the AF Life Cycle Management Center's armament systems development division will collect and use industry input to plan a trade space analysis of maritime strike weapons.

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Slingshot Aerospace Gets Air Force SBIR Contract, Venture Capital Funds for AI-Based Tech

Slingshot Aerospace has received a $1.5M Small Business Innovation Research contract from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and another $1.5M in funds from venture capital firms ATX Venture Partners and Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund to accelerate the development and deployment of an artificial intelligence-based platform. Slingshot EDGE is designed to help warfighters glean insights from data using AI and provide them situational awareness capability in order to facilitate the decision-making process on the battlefield, the company said Thursday.

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