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​SOFIC 2017: In the 'werx

8th May 2017 - 12:00 GMT | by Andrew White in London


US Special Forces are continuing to collaborate closely with industry to optimise emerging C4ISTAR technologies on the battlefield.

One way this is being explored is through the SOFWERX concept, which was set up in collaboration with Doolittle University in 2015.

Located in Tampa's Ybor City, close to USSOCOM's HQ at MacDill Air Base, the SOFWERX facility's mission centres on the 'collaboration, ideation and facilitation with the best minds of industry, academia and government,' as well as the conduct of rapid prototyping and rapid proof of concepts from ideation discovery.

According to Harris, one of the organisation's multiple industrial partners, the

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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