Azimuth Awarded AFWERX SBIR Contract for AI-Based Project

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Azimuth Awarded AFWERX SBIR Contract for AI-Based Project The Award Paves the Way for an AI-enabled Digital Material Management Solution to Assist in Acquisition of and Contracting for SoA AI Technologies (BEAVERCREEK, Ohio) – Azimuth Corporation announces it has been selected by AFWERX for a SBIR contract in the amount of $74,937 focused on creating an …

Continued Recognition for Azimuth Corporation

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Wall space is at a premium at Azimuth Corporation, with newly framed accolades and awards piling up. The 2023 Dayton Business Journal Woman-Owned Business of the Year Award was mounted on Azimuth walls not too long ago—and now room must be made for the 2023 Greene County Achievers Award. Azimuth President and CEO Valerie Rossi received the prestigious award at …

Facilitating Each and Every Customer

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Like many of us, Azimuth President and CEO Valerie Rossi had a career path with twists and turns. After graduating from college, she was determined to become an environmental scientist—but life had other plans for her. “I pictured myself in hip waders, studying freshwater bodies. I definitely didn’t see myself in an office,” she said. Her dream hit the job …

Azimuth AAIM Lab Offers Tailored Technology Solutions

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As a small business in an industry flooded by large businesses, Azimuth Corporation takes pride in a president who is a phone call away for government customers—or walk down the hallway for employees. Heavily engaged leadership lends itself to flexibility and agility—and exemplary customer service. This seeps into every facet of the company, including Azimuth’s internal R&D department: the Autonomy, …

Social Media and Data Miners Prepare Bait for 13 Billion Phish

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By Brady McCoy, Azimuth Corporation Facility Security Officer (FSO) As of July 2023, the most popular social media networks worldwide,* ranked by approximate number of monthly users, are Facebook (3 billion), YouTube (2.5 billion), WhatsApp (2 billion), Instagram (2 billion), WeChat (1.3 billion), TikTok (1 billion), and Snapchat (750 million). To a cybercriminal with phishing lines in the water that …

Azimuth Corporation Continues Valuable OSD Support in NCR/DMV on ATSS Vehicle

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Azimuth Corporation of Beavercreek, OH is on a winning team for an Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract awarded by the Washington Headquarters Services/Acquisition Directorate (WHS/AD) under the Analytic and Technical Support Services (ATSS) vehicle. The Redhorse Corporation-led team will use the vehicle to perform Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services in support of DOD mission requirements in areas including but not …

Azimuth Receives 2023 DBJ Woman-Owned Business of the Year Award

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What a busy week! On Thursday evening, Azimuth walked home trophy in hand from the annual Dayton Business Journal Awards Gala, gaining recognition as DBJ’s 2023 Woman-Owned Business of the Year. The award will take residence in the Azimuth home office in Beavercreek, next to the same award from 2019.  The achievement bookends an accolade-laden week, with Azimuth receiving the …

Azimuth Corporation Receives HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion Award for the Sixth Consecutive Year

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We are thrilled to announce that Azimuth Corporation’s devotion to our nation’s veterans has been recognized once again. The US Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) has awarded Azimuth the 2023 HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion, recognizing Azimuth’s ongoing commitment to hiring veterans. Azimuth has received the award every year since the award’s establishment in 2018. An intentional …

Azimuth Corporation Joins $46 Billion Contract to Address Emerging Weapons Development Needs

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Azimuth Corporation of Beavercreek, OH is a key member of a winning prime contract team for the $46 billion Eglin Wide Agile Acquisition Contract (EWAAC) in support of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Armament Directorate, at Eglin AFB. The EWAAC indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has an ordering period through 2031 and offers the broad scope, funding …

Developing the Next Great Technology

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Azimuth Corporation has been investing in multiple efforts to gain Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding—and the fruits are starting to bear with a recent Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) Direct-to-Phase II SBIR contract win, hopefully the first of many SBIR wins for the company. Why the heavy focus on SBIRs? Azimuth recognizes the importance of SBIRs in the defense …

Azimuth Awarded Air Force Research Lab Direct-to-Phase II SBIR Contract

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Azimuth Awarded Air Force Research Lab Direct-to-Phase II SBIR Contract Azimuth materials-focused AI initiatives are paving the way for next-generation active imaging systems. (BEAVERCREEK, Ohio) – Azimuth Corporation announces it has been selected by AFWERX for a Direct-to-Phase II contract in the amount of $1,249,986 focused on facilitating the next generation of active imaging systems …

Azimuth Corporation wins Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO) A.I. Talent 2.0 BOA

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Azimuth Corporation of Beavercreek, Ohio is one of the awardees on the CDAO’s $249-million ceiling Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA). The Department of Defense’s CDAO is charged with the acceleration of the DoD’s adoption of data, analytics, and AI to generate decision advantage across national security organizations, from the boardroom to the battlefield. The AIT 2.0 effort is an evolution of …

Flipping Cakes for a Good Cause

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Charles Rossi, Executive VP of Azimuth Corporation, wears many hats: business strategy specialist, government industry guru, pricing pro, contracts connoisseur—and pancake chef extraordinaire. Rossi showed off his pancake prowess at the pancake breakfast for the That Day in May (TDIM) fundraising event in the Oakwood community, providing hands-on support to pair with Azimuth’s annual sponsorship of the event. The pancake …

Building a Bridge to Civilian Life

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With every DoD contract win, including a recent $143-million prime award with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Azimuth Corporation expands their support within and across national security organizations. This growing support of our warfighters goes beyond contract wins though; it permeates every facet of Azimuth’s business—including recruitment. Since its inception, Azimuth Corporation has focused on hiring military veterans, resulting in …

Azimuth Corporation Wins $143 Million NGA Contract

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Azimuth Corporation Wins $143 Million NGA Contract Azimuth Corporation of Beavercreek, Ohio has been awarded a $143-million contract with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). The Research Technical Support Services (RTSS) win is the result of a competitive acquisition and further solidifies Azimuth’s ability to meet the ever-expanding technical, research, and development needs necessary for national security—and the safety of our …

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Azimuth is a 2022 Best Places to Work honoree

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Dayton Business Journal has chosen only 50 of the most exceptional companies in the Dayton area as honorees for the 2022 Best Places to Work. The DBJ selects the top-rated companies from four categories—micro, small, medium, and large—based on quantitative survey results covering staff engagement, team and manager effectiveness, and other workplace best practices.

Bringing Some Holiday Cheer!

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This year during the holidays Azimuth is giving back to our community.    We had such a great time helping out our foster teens last year that we’ve decided to do it again this year!  We have chosen to help a teen girl and her baby daughter, born this summer, and a teen boy through Choices, Inc. Foster Care right here …

Partnering up to Meet the Mission

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When President and CEO Valerie Rossi founded Azimuth Corporation in 2001, the mission was set in place: to provide unmatched service and products to our national security customers. For over 21 years, Rossi and her ever-expanding team have done just that, ensuring that our warfighters are equipped to complete their missions successfully and safely. Sometimes Azimuth can meet these needs …

Continuing to Serve

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Samantha Kunzelman joined the military in her late teens – and had a notable 24-year career, going from working as a laboratory technician to overseeing 120 people as a program manager of a medical laboratory. She acquired her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in management and accounting along the way, assisting her rise through the ranks. In summer of 2021, she retired …

Azimuth Corporation Wins $40 Million Air Force Contract

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Azimuth Corporation of Beavercreek, Ohio has been awarded a $40-million-ceiling contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The Technical Operations VI (TOPS) win is the result of a competitive acquisition and showcases the Azimuth team’s familiarity with mission areas at AFRL and the warfighter. The award extends Azimuth’s over 15-year relationship with AFRL customers, further strengthening Azimuth’s longstanding support …

TechConnect World Innovation 2022 Award

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Azimuth was named a TechConnect 2022 Innovations Awardee for having an Intelligent Metaoptic Design Package. Azimuth was proud to pitch and showcase our AAIM Lab innovation, the Maisy inverse design (machine learning) software package, at the 25th TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo in June. We were even prouder to have this SBIR-based technology, developed by Azimuth’s Dr. Perry Rice …

Tristan Brigham Interns with Azimuth AAIM Lab

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For 9 months, high school senior Tristan B. interned with Azimuth’s Autonomy, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning Laboratory (AAIM). Tristan worked directly with Azimuth Corporation researchers Dr. Perry Rice, Dr. Michael Lucking, and Mr. Aaron Crutcher—a unique collaborative opportunity that landed him experience in quantum computing, scanning tunneling microscope error-detection, and ultimately, the opportunity to build his own license plate detection …

Azimuth Receives HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion Award for 4th Year!

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The U.S. Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) established the HIRE Vets Medallion Program to recognize organizations that have invested in employing and retaining veterans. The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act) of 2017 directed the establishment of the program and is a powerful way that companies can signal their …

Defense Systems

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Over the last 20 years, the United States has implemented a ballistic missile defense (BMD) policy to protect against long-range missile strikes from abroad, including North Korea and Iran. However, this policy does not typically apply to other major nuclear powers like China and Russia due mainly to the political ramifications and the technical and fiscal issues that would arise. …

Congratulations on your Promotion!

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Congratulations to Jonah Nelson! For his dedicated outstanding work as a Program Manager and his knowledge of our work and what our clients wants and needs are, Jonah was recently promoted to Vice President.

Azimuth 20th Anniversary: Celebrating the Past While Looking Forward

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Since Valerie Rossi founded the Azimuth Corporation with just herself and two part-time employees back in 2001, we have remained steadfast in our mission to offer innovative solutions while serving our customers. Azimuth Corporation’s goal-oriented work ethic has positioned us as leaders. Through it all, we have remained persistent and responsive, capable of rapidly responding to operating environment dynamics and …

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Azimuth AAIM Lab Develops Common Object Ground Based Detection Software

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As part of Azimuth’s AAIM Lab, Software Developer Aaron Crutcher is currently training an algorithm for ground based object detection. Beginning with an open source program, You Only Look Once, Version 3 (YOLOv3), he is re-programming and optimizing the real-time object detection algorithm to identify numerous everyday objects such as streetlights, trains, buses, cars, birds, buildings, etc. in videos, live …

Azimuth’s AAIM Lab Awarded TechConnect Innovation Honors

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TechConnect announces Azimuth’s AAIM Lab as a 2020 TechConnect Defense Innovation Award winner.  The Selection Committee recognizes the top 15% of over 500 submitted challenge technologies. They base rankings on the potential positive impact the submitted technology will have for the warfighter and national security. The Committee deemed the “Artificial Intelligence As A Service” concept to have a potential strong …

COVID-19 Update: Ohio Reopening.

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Good news for Ohio as Gov. Mike DeWine announces the plan for slowly opening up the state deemed Responsible RestartOhio. For Azimuth Dayton employees, please check Employee Resources on our intranet for our COVID-19 Ohio Reopening Azimuth Dayton Plan. As always, reach out to HR with any questions.

COVID-19: Know your Employee Rights

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The President signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) on March 18, 2020.  The Department of Labor has put together a poster outlining the new paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave created through this act. Follow the link below to understand your rights. For Azimuth employees, check your Azimuth email for details on how …

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Azimuth Announces Flexible Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Solution

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The Department of Defense faces constantly increasing pressure to find solutions to national defense challenges – equipping and protecting our warfighters – faster than ever. Azimuth Corporation is excited to announce a new in-house capability to help our DoD and other customers overcome compressed technology development timeframes.  We will do this through the use of high-performance computing-based tools in our …

Azimuth Honored at 2019 Hire Vets Medallion Awards

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Azimuth Corporation was one of eighteen Ohio companies recognized for their support of veterans at the Hire Vets Medallion Awards this past November. The event was hosted by Secretary of Labor Eugene Scallea and featured remarks by Major General James W. Bierman, Jr., Commanding General Marine Corps Recruiting Command. In all, 427 employers across the nation were recognized. Azimuth achieved …

Success at the OSU Science Career Fair

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Oct 16, 2019 – Azimuth Corporation’s Dayton Business Lead, Jonah Nelson, and Senior Technical Recruiter, Shawna Owens, attended The Ohio State University (OSU) Science Career Fair aimed at The College of Arts and Sciences of OSU. The event was for undergrads, grad students, and post-docs. We kicked-off at 11:30 a.m. at The Union on campus and a wealth of students …

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reStart Job Fair a Success!

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May 7, 2019 – For the third time, Azimuth Corporation was present at reStart’s Job Fair in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia. Azimuth has a long standing relationship with reStart due to multiple successes participating over the last 3 years. Each time we participate in their fairs, there are always wonderful candidates and the promoters are welcoming to our team. This time …

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Career Fair on March 28th a Success

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Azimuth Corporation participated in our first reStart Career Fair on March 28th at the Sheraton Tyson’s Hotel. It was a great event that brought a lot of prospective candidates through the doors. Charles Rossi, Vice President of Azimuth Corporation and Jennifer Lawson, Recruiter for Azimuth, both from the Dayton, Ohio Corporate office, were in attendance. They were accompanied by Michael …

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Pentagon Force Protection Agency Deepens Relationship with Azimuth

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Azimuth has recently been awarded several new task orders to support the PFPA. These awards highlight the skills and expertise Azimuth brings to PFPA in the areas of administrative management, insider threat analysis, and protocol support. Our staff support the new calls for insider threat protection. Azimuth is also providing Accounting support to PFPA with another recent award.

15 Dayton-area companies make 2016 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies

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Find Azimuth Corporation and our President and Founder, Valerie Teeters Rossi, featured in the Dayton Business Journal! #INC5000 #daytonbusinessjournal #azimuthcorporation #fastestgrowing “Fifteen companies from the Dayton region have made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the nation. The list measures revenue growth over a three-year period. The No. 1 company on the list was Loot Crate, a …

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Azimuth Wins Three Task Orders to Support the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA)

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Azimuth Corporation has been awarded three Task Orders (TOs) under our TAAS BPA to support the PFPA by providing professional services to enhance the PFPA mission. The PFPA is a civilian Defense Agency within the Department of Defense charged with protecting and safeguarding the occupants, visitors, and infrastructure of the Pentagon, Mark Center, Defense Health Headquarters and other delegated Pentagon …

Laser Defense Contract

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AIR FORCE Azimuth Corp. nabs $8.7M contract for laser defense technologies By Mark Hoover, Washington Technology Nov 02, 2015 Azimuth Corp. has won an $8.7 million task order to provide next generation laser protection research and development to the Air Force. Under the contract, Azimuth will provide research and development of materials technologies and next generation laser protection capabilities that …

COVER STORY: Who will be the next crop of big Dayton defense companies?

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In addition to others… here are some of local companies you should be keeping an eye on: Azimuth Corp. Azimuth took a giant step this year when it moved from Riverside to Signal Hill Office Center in Beavercreek. The company posted $8.1 million in revenue in 2014 and is projecting a nearly 20 percent increase this year. It has about …

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Azimuth Awarded Support Contract from the Defense Suicide Prevention Office (DSPO)

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The DSPO is the focal point for all suicide prevention strategic development, implementation, centralization, standardization, communication and evaluation of DoD suicide and resilience programs, policies and surveillance activities. Its responsibilities include increasing awareness among members of the Armed Forces about suicide related risk and protective factors and decreasing stigma associated with seeking help for mental health care. Azimuth was selected …