USAF Research Laboratory Seeks Innovative Small Business Proposals

Do you run a small business that has some innovative ideas about space systems?  If so, the U.S. Air Force wants to hear from you.

“The Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate (AFRL/RV) is seeking proposals from offeror’s to advance the technology and scientific knowledge supporting all aspects of space systems,” a new solicitation reads. “Space system will include launch, payload adapters, on-orbit systems, communications links, ground systems, and user equipment.

“Efforts will include basic, applied, and advanced research, advanced component and technology development, prototyping, system development and demonstration, and operational system development,” the document adds. “This effort will span the range from concept and laboratory experimentation to testing/demonstration in a relevant environment.”

Read the full solicitation. The response date is April 9, 2018.