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  • SelectTech Hosts a DHS/USAFA Summer Intern

    Since 2007, the Department of Homeland Security and the US Air Force Academy have championed game-changing innovations for the US Government by leveraging unique public-private partnerships.  The value of these partnerships allows the government to see into the future of market-shaping research techologies and for private companies like SelectTech to gain insight into the tech needs of the government.  It's also a great opportunity for USAFA cadets to work with companies like SelectTech who are supporting the DoD, other government agencies, and their industry partners every day! More than 150 cadets have participated in this program at over 80 locations throughout the world.  

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  • Ohio Governor Names SelectTech CEO to JobsOhio Board

    Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has named new board members for JobsOhio, the states private economic development arrm.  Among the new board members is SelectTech's own President and CEO, Scott Sullivan!  Scotts term will run from 6 July 2019 through 5 July 2023.  J. P. Nauseef, JobsOhio President and Chief Investment Officer, said "We are very fortunate to welcome Scott to the JobsOhio Board!"  Jeff Hoagland, President of the Dayton Development Coalition welcomed Scott as well, saying "This appointment reinforces the commitment of Governor DeWine and Lt Governor Husted to economic development.  Mr. Sullivan brings an extensive knowledge of Dayton's business climate and the critical role our … more

  • SelectTech Selected to Develop ROCC for AFLCMC

     

    On June 14, 2019, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Mobility Directorate (C-17 System Program Office) at Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, OH, awarded SelectTech Services a new $5.5M contract for the base (development) period of the Roll-On Conference Capsule (ROCC) Program.

    This initial award will complete the design, development, fabrication, integration, test, and certification of a "First Article" ROCC.  The ROCC is configured as a two-module USAF command and control capability that will be loaded into the cargo compartment of the C-17A Globemaster III for transport of, and use by, personnel during flight operations.  The ROCC will be certified to permit occupancy and use … more

  • Sensor Communications & Connectivity Support Contract Award

      On June 26, 2019, the Air Force Research Laboratory's Sensors Directorate (AFRL/RY) renewed SelectTech Service's Sensor Communications & Connectivity Support contract for a period of up to two and one half years.  This $7M contract provides AFRL/RY scientists and engineers with design, fabrication, modification, integration, bench test, flight test, field support, demonstrations, facility upgrades, system maintenance and calibration, experimental development, data processing and analysis, system analysis, and specialized services for the Steel Eagle Communications Module, the Silver Bullet Roll-on/Roll-off (RO/RO) Conference Capsule, and the Viper Satellite Communications System at … more

  • AF LCMC Program Management Academy Visits SelectTech GeoSpatial

        

    On 16 April, 2019, twenty-nine USAF civil service and military officer trainees from the AF Life Cycle Management Center's (LCMC) Program Management Academy visited the SelectTech GeoSpatial Advanced Manufacturing Facility (SGAMF) in Springfield, OH.  The purpose of their visit was to give these current and future acquisition leaders a glimpse into operations at a small business that's successfully providing a range of products and services to the government and government prime contractors.  The Program Management Academy, whose reporting chain is through the AF LCMC's Acquisition Excellence Director, has been arranging a number of these visits in the Dayton/Wright-Patterson AFB … more

  • SelectTech and Other Ohio UAS Experts Take “Fly Ohio” Message to AUVSI

     

    A team of Ohio’s Unmanned Aerial Systems experts, including SelectTech Geospatial’s Director, Frank Beafore,  recently traveled to XPONENTIAL 2018 in Denver, CO to share why the Buckeye State’s UAS industry continues to grow and thrive. The global conference organized by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) marks one of the industry’s leading annual gatherings, featuring more than 600 companies in 20 UAS-related industries. 8,000 industry professionals from 55 countries attended the three-day event. This year, the Ohio team partnered with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to focus on the growing partnership between Ohio and AFRL in Springfield, … more

  • Partnership Between Clark State Community College and SelectTech Geospatial Grows

     

    The Clark State Community College and SelectTech Geospatial, LLC partnership to advance collaborative UAS research reached a new milestone with the delivery of two new aircraft and launch system for Clark State’s Precision Agriculture Program. Clark State and SelectTech used a grant from the Ohio Department of Higher Education to support the development and purchase of the Ohio developed, sourced, and manufactured technology. SelectTech provide fixed wing and vertical take-off aircraft and associated ground support equipment to allow Clark State to expand their program.  “Hands-on experience forms the foundation of Clark State’s Precision Agriculture Program, and it is vital we have the … more

  • SelectTech Delivers 2nd EH-4 X System to Sinclair

      Sinclair Community College (Sinclair), Dayton Ohio took delivery of their second custom-built aircraft from SelectTech GeoSpatial (SelectTech). The EH-4 X vertical takeoff unmanned aircraft system (UAS) aircraft was custom designed and built for a search and rescue (SAR) demonstration. The aircraft will be capable of transporting a 3-pound specialized SAR payload while sending live streaming data back to the ground station. The system is designed to optimize SAR missions while providing a communication link between lost personnel and related rescue operations. Sinclair is engaged in UAS certification and related research and development. SelectTech designs and builds custom UAS for … more