Posts tagged Helmet
AFWERX Challenge offers USAF Air Crew Helmet Innovations

AFWERX’s Challenge program recently brought together U.S. Air Force pilots, researchers, inventors, and potential commercial vendors toward the development of a prototype replacement for the branch's current generation Fixed Wing Aircrew Helmet. Part trade expo, part crowd-sourced solutions generator, an international mix of 35+ companies presented their ideas and products at Enclave Las Vegas, Nov. 14th, 2018. Participants from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia focused on solving problems such as helmet weight, thermal management, integration with systems, and lack of a customizable fit. […]

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Randy BrownShowcase, Helmet, Prototype
Meet the 30+ Innovations That Could Improve The USAF Helmet

On November 14th, the 30+ solutions it chose from the 100+ submitted will be featured as part of AFWERX’s grand exhibition at Enclave Las Vegas that is completely open to the public — and which you can RSVP to here. Taking on all aspects of USAF Helmet, these finalists have proposed ideas that run the gamut of awe-inspiring innovation.

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BUILDING THE NEW FIXED WING HELMET

AFWERX — the Air Force’s visionary program dedicated to solving some of the toughest problems the Air Force faces via collaborations between the nation’s top intrapreneurs, industry experts, academic professionals, and non-traditional contributors — has issued a multitude of “Challenges” in hopes of utilizing the creative approaches that are intrinsically a part of crowdsourcing to craft inventive solutions.

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