Special Operations Command’s Request for Information signals search for new technology in SOF

December 7, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Special Operations Command (SOCOM) plans to evaluate selected exploitation technologies March 27-31 at Camp Atterbury in Indiana.

What’s an RFI? A Request for Information (RFI) is a standard business process whose purpose is to collect written information about the capabilities of various suppliers. Normally it follows a format that can be used for comparative purposes.

SOCOM solicited candidates in a Nov. 7 Federal Register notice inviting industry, academia, individuals, and government labs to submit technology nominations for which the command will provide input.

The intent of the event is to enhance collaboration between SOCOM and technology producers as well as to highlight technologies that support sensitive site exploitation (SSE), military information support operations (MISO), and human performance, the notice said.


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