WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Battlefield Air Targeting Man-Aided Knowledge team, referred to as BATMAN, lent its effort to the Air and Space Forces’ Small Business Innovation Research program to make a few former Airmen’s dreams come true and potentially deliver a badly needed survival radio charger to the warfighter.
These former Airmen formed the service-disabled, veteran-owned small business, Combat Power Solutions, to develop innovative technology that solves real-life warfighter challenges, such as those they’d seen as Special Warfare Airmen. Their company, CPS, had only been in operation for a little over a year when they submitted an idea to SBIR and were invited to present their idea at the very first SBIR/Small Business Technology Transfer Pitch Day in New York City March 6-7, 2019.
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Story excerpt provided by Wright-Patterson AFB.
Written by Leslie Heck.
Originally published April 23, 2021.