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SOCOM identifies experimentation opportunities

2nd August 2017 - 08:54 GMT | by Scott Gourley in California


USSOCOM released a public notice on 25 July outlining its next planned round of Technical Experimentation (TE) activities.

The semi-annual TE ‘events’ are one of the key ways that USSOCOM’s technology teams engage with external technology providers in industry, academia or as individuals. 

Speaking at the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) in May of this year Lisa Sanders, USSOCOM director of science and technology, highlighted TE as ‘a great way for tech providers to put their work into the hands of SOF operators in a relevant field environment'.

USSOCOM's descriptions of the events add that TE is designed to

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a US-based writer on defence and security issues. A former US Army …

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