SOCOM seeks industry collaboration

To help develop and identify future capabilities

SOCOM seeks industry collaboration

By Scott R. Gourey

United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) representatives have recently announced opportunities for enhanced industry collaboration to help develop and identify future capabilities for both U.S. and allied sea and land special operators.

The first announcement, released in early July, identified Naval Special Warfare Command sponsorship of an “unclassified International Diver Workshop to identify potential business sources with the resources, capabilities, and experience to exhibit existing and future dive related equipment that has application to foreign Special Operations Combat Diver missions.”

“Several countries are interested in specific equipment to enhance their underwater capabilities,” the announcement noted, identifying specific interest areas within the functional areas of underwater breathing apparatus, life jacket/buoyancy compensator, diver propulsion systems and underwater navigation.

Full Story: SOCOM Undersea and Land Efforts Seek Industry Collaboration