Next round of APFIT awards waiting on budget from Congress

By Georgina DiNardo / March 20, 2024 at 4:33 PM
A senior Pentagon official said today that the next round of awards through DOD’s Accelerate the Procurement and Fielding of Innovative Technologies, known as APFIT, is ready to be released, pending congressional budget approval. Heidi Shyu, under secretary of defense for research and engineering, said she looks forward to awarding the next batch of funding soon through APFIT, which quickly transitions technologies from small contractors to DOD production. “We are about ready to award APFIT . . . this is...

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