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SOFWERX to rapidly review industry ideas

11th February 2019 - 18:00 GMT | by Marc Selinger in Washington, DC

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SOFWERX, a Tampa, Florida-based experimentation hub that collaborates with U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), has announced plans to host its first-ever ‘Collider Event’ from April 9-11 to evaluate industry offerings in such technology areas as artificial intelligence, communications, virtual reality and weapons.

Companies that receive a favorable review from USSOCOM experts at the event could be invited to enter negotiations for ‘near term’ awards, SOFWERX said, setting a February 15 deadline for proposals.

SOFWERX said it seeks ‘new, novel or provocative solutions’ for special operations forces, such as a lightweight machine gun–medium that weighs 30 percent less and is more

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