Tags Accelerate the Procurement and Fielding of Innovative Technologies (APFIT)

Pentagon awards $100M to accelerate innovative tech adoption from nontraditional contractors

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The Defense Department has allocated $100 million to 10 startups with the hope of accelerating existing innovative tech pilots into full production. Through the Accelerate the Procurement and Fielding of Innovative Technologies (APFIT) pilot program, the DOD aims to push existing innovative projects across the “valley of death” — a term that has come to define the trend of innovative companies winning small projects with the DOD that succeed in…