Herndon, VA, September 16, 2020 – AFWERX, the catalyst for fostering innovation within the U.S. Air Force, announced Iron Bow Technologies as one of the 178 top participating teams selected from The AFWERX Space Challenge initiative to exhibit at EngageSpace, a virtual two-day event on September 29-30.
The AFWERX Space Challenge initiative is made up of four challenges targeted at creating integrated space operations leveraging the best in technology while maintaining security, being resilient and increasing agility. Four challenges were run concurrently focused on separate topics – Persistent ISR, DoD Commercial Space Partnerships, Global Space Transport and Delivery and Space Asset Resiliency.
Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Iron Bow Technologies is competing in the Persistent ISR Challenge alongside a diverse group of teams that represent entrepreneurial startups, small businesses, large enterprises, academic institutions and research labs.
“The solutions submitted for these space challenges represent the bleeding edge of space innovation,” stated Brennan Townley, AFWERX Challenge Collaboration Lead. “We’re excited to highlight these innovators and connect them with opportunities across the Space ecosystem.”
The Persistent ISR Challenge strives to bring together the existing and future technology solutions to create a comprehensive Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) system that spans the globe.
For more than three decades, Iron Bow has supported the warfighter to ensure all the DoD has the technology and access they need. As a trusted Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) integrator, Iron Bow has the depth of technical expertise, strategic technology partnerships and expansive domain knowledge to enable our clients a roadmap to success in achieving desired mission outcomes. During the challenge Iron Bow will be highlighting IronTarget™, a multi-cloud solution while also demonstrating their CSfC capabilities. These solutions provide the warfighter with seamless access to secure C2 capabilities anywhere, anytime on any form factor with the ability to shift locations on demand.
The EngageSpace event will feature highly engaging opportunities to connect, educate and innovate with other like-minded attendees, industry leaders, individual innovators, academia, investors, as well as military and government leaders. The entire event is designed to transform and accelerate the industry, and enable government buyers to pursue the most promising innovative solutions to the most pressing and threatening Space scenarios.
Register for the EngageSpace event by visiting https://engage.space
“We are excited to be part of EngageSpace and share our passion for supporting the warfighter,” said Gene Dollarhide, Air Force Account Executive, Iron Bow Technologies. “It is an honor to be among great company and a part of this innovative exchange.”
ABOUT Iron Bow Technologies
Iron Bow Technologies is a leading IT solution provider dedicated to successfully transforming clients’ technology investments into robust business capabilities. Working with government, commercial and healthcare clients, Iron Bow brings a depth of technical expertise as well as domain and market knowledge to deliver the right solution to achieve desired business outcomes. Iron Bow partners with clients from planning and implementation through ongoing maintenance and management to deliver solutions that are strong, flexible and on target with their mission. Iron Bow’s global reach and strategic partnerships with industry leaders as well as disruptive technology partners ensures clients implement appropriate cutting edge technology in support of objectives.
Established in 2017, AFWERX is a product of the U.S. Air Force, directly envisioned by former Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson. Her vision of AFWERX — to solve some of the toughest challenges that the Air Force faces through innovation and collaboration amongst our nation’s top subject matter experts. AFWERX serves as a catalyst to unleash new approaches for the warfighter through a growing ecosystem of innovators. AFWERX and the U.S. Air Force are committed to exploring viable solutions and partnerships to further strengthen the Air Force, which could lead to additional prototyping, R&D, and follow-on production contracts.
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