In addition to providing engineering and technical analysis services, Skyward, Ltd. performs research and development (R&D) to create innovative technical solutions for customers. Skyward regularly participates in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) projects, the Small Business Technology Transfer Program, and Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) opportunities. Skyward actively seeks partnerships for a wide range of technical developments and commercialization efforts.
Skyward’s R&D efforts have focused on the development of vulnerability reduction techniques for combat aircraft and ground vehicles. Skyward’s expertise in fire analysis and fire suppression has led to patented and patent-pending products to improve fire protection in combat vehicles and potential commercial applications. Skyward has also been involved in research to develop improved methods for performing lethality characterization of munitions and for investigating the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in a variety of commercial applications