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Air Force

The United States Air Force is the air service branch of the United States Armed Forces. Axient delivers engineering services and solutions to multiple Air Force customers, including organizations within the Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, and more.

Army

The United States Army is the land service branch of the United States Armed Forces. Axient delivers advanced modeling, simulation, test, training, and advance engineering expertise to help the Army development, evaluate and test next generation weapon systems.

Augmented Reality

Technology superimposes a computer-generated image on a user’s view of the real world, creating an interactive experience of a real-world environment to replicate mission circumstances.

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning

AI technology simulates human thinking capability and behavior, while ML enables machines to learn from data without being programmed explicitlty across land, sea, air, space and cyberspace. These capabilities enables decisions at the speed of the mission in complex and dynamic environments.

Autonomous Machines

A machine that performs a variety of tasks either on command or by advanced programming.

Advanced M&S

Advanced modeling & simulation uses technologies to recreate potential and ongoing circumstances to test mission-critical products & systems.

B

Business Intelligence

Implementing strategies and technologies used by enterprises for the data analysis of business information to provide historical, current, and predictive views of operations.

C

Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard is the maritime security, search and rescue, and law enforcement service branch of the United States Armed Force. Axient delivers engineering services and solutions to this customer.

Cybersecurity

The protection of computer systems and networks from information disclosure, theft of or damage to hardware, software, or electronic data, or disruption or misdirection of the critical services they provide.

Cyber

Our services fortify cyber strategies and the policies of our nation’s vital programs through security engineering, asset amangement, vulnerability testing of operating procedures, and regulation compliance.

Computer-Generated Imagery

Application of computer graphics to create or contribute to images in software & simulators to accurately depict complex systems.

C5ISR

An acronym for Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance.

Cyber Systems Development

Axient’s cybersecurity professionals perform comprehensive cybersecurity services and cyber systems development including information infrastructure assurance, risk management framework, cyber protection and more. Learn more about our capabilities.

D

DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is a R&D agency of the Department of Defense. Axient delivers engineering solutions to mission areas, from robotic haptic systems for ground-control of space assets to next-generation hypersonic space vehicles.

Data Science

Combination of domain expertise, programming skills, and knowledge of mathematics and statistics to extract actionable insights through advanced data manipulation & analysis.

Digital Engineering

From drawings to simulations and 3D models, engineers are increasingly using advanced technologies to capture data and craft design in a digitised environment.

Data Visualization

Axient enables confident decision making with expertise in the graphic representation of complex data over periods of time.

Directed Energy

Axient enables the development and testing of tools & weapons which emit beams of concentrated electromagnetic energy or atomic or subatomic particles.

F

FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. Axient delivers services and software solutions to ensure the safety of the National Air Space and the protection of the public, property, and the national security during commercial launch or reentry of U.S. commercial space transportation.

Facility/Environmental Engineering

The engineering studies and master planning of critical facilities to take into account the installation & compliance of National Environmental Policy Act activities for conservation and pollution prevention.

G

GSA

General Services Administration administers multiple award schedules (MAS) and Federal Supply Schedules (FSS), which are 20-year contracts providing federal, state, and local government buyers access to more than 11 million commercial supplies and services.

Geospatial Systems & Technologies

Satellite technology and range of modern tools contribute to the geographic mapping and analysis of the Earth and human societies.

H

Human Space Flight

Spacecraft with a crew or passengers aboard a spacecraft, being operated directly by the onboard human crew, is making long strides beyond the reaches of Earth’s atmosphere.

Hypersonics

Axient performs work at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) in the developmental testing and evaluation on almost 70 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers, arc heaters, and ballistic ranges. Axient develops design requirements for future test facility (J5) (combustion, heating, cooling, high pressure air, flow nozzle CFD; ARCs material test facility).

I

Intelligence Analysis

Evaluating information from multiple sources, monitoring trends and interpreting events to mobilize and sustain our nation’s armed forces, strategic and tactical targets, and achieve specified wartime objectives.

Infrastructure Development & Mission Operations

Axient offers customers skilled support resources and defined processes are key to infrastructure and mission operations. Learn more about our capabilities. 

L

Logistics Engineering & Supply Chain Analysis

Axient logistics & supply chain competencies consider trade-offs in component/system design, repair capability, training, inventory, demand history, storage and distribution points, and transportation methods. Our maintenance efforts, policy, and data processes are focused and adapt to meet our customer’s demands. Learn more about our capabilities. 

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MDA

The Missile Defense Agency is a Dept. of Defense agency. Axient delivers comprehensive systems engineering and test expertise across the entire missile defense enterprise.

Missile and Aviation System Unique Technologies

Axient develops unique technologies which enable next-generation weapon systems for aviation and aerospace customers.

Multi-domain Test & Analysis

Axient supports DoD and Space customers in the test & evaluation of products and systems across all domains (air, land, maritime, space, and cyberspace). Learn more about our capabilities.

Mission Assurance

Axient covers the entire spectrum of mission system design from the very beginnings of idea formulation through detailed design and mission planning. This full life-cycle engineering process identifies and mitigates design, production, test, and field support deficiencies threatening mission success. Learn more about our capabilities. 

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Navy

The United States Navy is the maritime service branch of the United States Armed Forces. Axient delivers engineering, integration, test, and mission execution services and solutions across missile & air defense, combat & missile systems, aircraft carriers, and international development programs.

NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government responsible for the civilian space program. Axient works on a number of programs with advanced engineering capabilities needed to support the research and development (R&D) missions of complex aviation, aeronautics, and space systems.

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OSD

The Office of the Secretary of Defense is a headquarters-level staff of the United States Department of Defense. Axient delivers engineering, wargaming, program management, acquisition management, strategic planning and more to the Nation’s top defense leaders.

OTA

Other Transaction Authority (OTA) is the term commonly used to refer to the (10 U.S.C. 2371b) authority of the Department of Defense (DoD) to carry out certain prototypes, research, and production projects.

OASIS

OASIS and OASIS Small Business (SB) are a family of 7 separate Government wide multiple award, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts that provide flexible and innovative solutions for complex professional services.

OASIS

OASIS and OASIS Small Business (SB) are a family of 7 separate Government wide multiple award, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts that provide flexible and innovative solutions for complex professional services.

P

Position, Navigation and Timing Systems

PNT capabilities determine current and desired position (relative or absolute) and apply corrections to course, orientation, and speed to attain a desired position anywhere around the world, from ground surface to space surface.

Product Engineering

Axient engineering utilizes various hardware, embedded, software and IT services solution for the designing and development of products to fulfill customer missions. Learn more about our capabilities. 

Pre Mission Formulation

Axient involvement begins in the earliest stages of mission formulation and concept development.

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RS3

RS3 contract is a Multiple Award IDIQ Performance Based Services Contract that provides customized solutions to organizations that span the spectrum of Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) mission requirements.

Rapid Prototyping

The fast fabrication of a physical part, model or assembly using 3D computer aided design (CAD) and 3D printing.

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Seaport-NXG

SeaPort-NxG contract is the Navy’s electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas including Engineering, Financial Management, and Program Management.

SWIL/HWIL

Software or hardware in the loop testing validates developed solutions with simulations to validate virtual controllers or real situations.

Software Engineering & Development

Process of specifying, designing, programming, documenting, testing, and bug fixing involved in the creation and maintenance of cyber applications & frameworks in one or more specific programming languages.

Small Satellites

Miniaturized satellites, or smallsats, are characterized by low mass and size, usually under 500 kg.

Sensors (Radar, Optic, Acoustic)

We have engineering expertise in the development of radar (electromagnetic signals), optic (light source that generates electromagnetic waves) and acoustic (rely on the modulation of surface acoustic waves) for detecting, locating, and tracking objects of various kinds at considerable distances.

Systems Engineering

Axient’s expertise in this interdisciplinary field of engineering and engineering management. Axient supports customers on how to design, integrate, and manage complex systems over their life cycles. Learn more about our capabilities.

Spacecraft

Axient provides cradle to grave engineering expertise throughout the process from pre-concept to integration and test to launch and operations.

Space Mission Systems

Our space mission designers support NASA with concepts and Space Systems Planning for International Space Station Missions from near earth to deep space Earth, Moon, Mars, and beyond.

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TEAMS

TEAMS contract is a five-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to acquire professional services for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD).

Technology Development

Customer missions are propelled to success through the full lifecycle development of technological programs.