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A Glimpse into an AFWERX Challenge

Recently, AFWERX the Air Force’s program dedicated to solving some of the toughest problems it faces via collaborations between the nation’s top entrepreneurs, industry experts, academic professionals, and non-traditional contributors — asked for innovators to submit components, materials, or technologies that could specifically improve the USAF Fixed Wing Helmet, the legacy helmet used by its pilots and aircrew that was created all the way back in the 1970’s.

Here’s a video that gives you a glimpse inside this challenge, demonstrating how our new approach brings innovators and airmen to the table in new ways.

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A Visual Look at the AFWERX Vegas Fixed Wing Helmet Challenge

Recently, AFWERX asked for innovators to submit components, materials, or technologies that could specifically improve the USAF Fixed Wing Helmet used by its pilots and aircrew. For context, the legacy helmet was created in the 1970’s and updated throughout the years. It has served the USAF well, but it’s time for something new.

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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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