TechLink is a nonprofit that creates partnerships between the Department of Defense and private industry to develop, transfer, and transition leading-edge technologies. The GTA is partnering with the organization to share information of interest to our members.
Article: The 9 Technology Readiness Levels of the DoD. From early concept to an application of a technology in it’s final form, the technology readiness level (TRL) is a helpful knowledge-based standard and shorthand for evaluating the maturity of a technology or invention. Read more.
Technology: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Equipped with Sensors and Communications Specific for Law Enforcement Use. For law enforcement patrol officers, stopping and interviewing an individual along the road can be a very dangerous situation. As a solution, researchers at the Air Force have developed a small UAV, deployable from the officer’s vehicle, which can interact with the subject of interest. Read more.