Far West

Far West

Comprised of over 50 laboratories and spread out over the 8 western states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, the FLC Far West Region has a wealth of federal laboratory resources and programs available for businesses to utilize and benefit from. The Far West Region is also home to over 200 laboratory facilities with research and development (R&D) areas such as energy, aerospace and defense.

Thousands of groundbreaking technologies produced in Far West regional laboratories have been commercialized to progress various technology industries, and grow the Region’s and our nation’s economy. Get to know the FLC Far West regional laboratories and its successes by exploring the site to learn about the activities, programs and events it has to offer.

	Aircraft Gun Harmonization Facility
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Aircraft Gun Harmonization Facility

The Gun Harmonization Facility is a concrete pad with a retaining wall constructed on three sides. The facility measures 50-foot W X 70-foot D. It contains approximately 100 tons of washed plaster sand and has railroad ties and sand bags configured around the exterior to eliminate possible...
	Audio Visual Center
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Audio Visual Center

The Audiovisual Services Center provides still photographic documentation with laboratory support, video documentation, video editing, video duplication, photo/video instrumentation documentation, motion picture processing, audiovisual tape/film library, audiovisual equipment loan, graphic and...
 Aerospace Ground Equipment Complex
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Aerospace Ground Equipment Complex

The Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE) Flight provides pickup, delivery, repair, modification, inspection, and servicing of powered and nonpowered Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE) valued at over $24.5 million. The flight performs service inspections, Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO), minor and...
available technology

"Earth Now" iPhone App

NASA's Earth Now is a mobile device application that visualizes recent global climate data from Earth science satellites, including surface air temperature, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, ozone, and water vapor as well as gravity and sea level variations.The project was developed by the Earth...
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"Eyes on the Earth 3D"

This software provides a generic means for people to interactively view the real-time location, speed and recent data gatherings of several of NASA's Earth observing Satellites using a 3-D graphical interface. It allows anyone with web access to see where the NASA fleet of Earth Observing...
"New T2 Regulations: What You Need to Know" Webinar - May 22
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"New T2 Regulations: What You Need to Know" Webinar - May 22

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released new technology transfer (T2) regulations for complying with the Stevenson-Wydler and Bayh-Dole acts. It is important that all T2 and lab professionals review and understand these regulations. To ensure that your T2 office...
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#ThisIsGovtech Webinar Series: Access & Accessibility for All!

What is govtech? It is new technologies that empower government employees, improve public services, and make a real difference in everything from the housing crisis to climate change. It is a growing market worth over $400 billion that is attracting a new generation of technologists, designers and...

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