Chief Technology Officer for the Department of Defense, Ms. Heidi Shyu Visits AFFOA Headquarters


DoD Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) MII provided an institute overview and demonstrated technology capabilities at its Cambridge, MA headquarters to Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Heidi Shyu on May 31.

AFFOA represents a Fabric Innovation Network of over 150 members, including large and small companies and academic affiliates. Works in progress include developing a new on-shore BioSafety Suit Level 4 to replace the prior system and identifying domestic manufacturing performers to ensure a robust U.S. supply chain for materials and components.