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Program Executive Officer for Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt looks over acquisition strategies with his deputy, Scott Owens, at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., Friday, May 18. Schmidt and Owens recently took over leadership of the C3I&N directorate in April and say they are working towards enabling a workforce which acquires systems at the speed technology evolves. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Todd Maki) Schmidt digs into network acquisition
“It’s harder, in this portfolio, to visualize what we’re giving to the warfighter than some of the other three PEO’s I’ve had the privilege to lead,” said Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt. “But make no mistake, it doesn’t matter if you have the coolest B-21 or F-35 in the air, it won’t do any good for you without the awareness generated by networks we manage here.”
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E-8C Joint STARS One E-8C JSTARS to undergo organic depot maintenance
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  The Air Force plans to bring an E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, better known as JSTARS, into the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, Robins AFB, Georgia, for Programmed Depot Maintenance by Summer 2018.   The move would increase PDM capacity by demonstrating an organic depot-capacity
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Hanscom helps expand knowledge on OASIS Hanscom helps expand knowledge on OASIS
Employees from Hanscom and industry representatives from small businesses got a chance to learn about a unique contract vehicle during training and a small business industry day here May 8.
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A Japan Air Self-Defense Force E-767 Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft taxis before takeoff on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 14, 2015. The JASDF contingent is on JBER to participate in Red Flag-Alaska, a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed training exercises for U.S. and international forces to provide joint offensive, counter-air, interdiction, close air support, and large force employment in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Alejandro Pena) Japanese AWACS fleet to get $208 million in upgrades
Mission computing upgrades will give Japanese AWACS better interoperability with U.S. systems and improve their standalone command and control capability. AFLCMC’s International Airborne Battle Management Command and Control Division at Hanscom, which awarded the contract, expects the first delivery in late 2019.
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Richard Aldridge, Program Executive Officer of the Business and Enterprise Systems Directorate recently sat down for an interview to discuss BES, its mission, impact and future. BES PEO highlights directorate's impact on Air Force
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – For the past two years, Richard Aldridge, Program Executive Officer of the Business and Enterprise Systems Directorate has been at the helm of the organization responsible for acquiring, operating, and sustaining information technology systems for the Air Force and Department of Defense. During this time, the
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Jennifer Martin, research chemist with the 711th Human Performance Wing, displays the first generation version of the real-time air quality sensor (RTAQS) package. This sensor is the culmination of a collaborative effort between the 711HPW, NASA-Glenn, and Makel Engineering, Inc. to measure air quality during flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Gina M. Giardina) AFRL-AFLCMC collaborate on real-time air quality sensor
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – When most think of hypoxia-like physiological events (PEs) some pilots have experienced in the cockpits of aircraft such as the recent propeller-driven T-6, the common assumption is an issue with the on-board oxygen generating system supplying oxygen to the pilot. But there are several other variables to
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Default Air Force Logo AFLCMC wins multiple DOD, Air Force and National FM awards
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Members of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Financial Management community will take home the “gold” at the end of the month, during the annual American Society of Military Comptrollers event to be held in Denver, Colo., where they will be recognized for winning multiple Department of Defense, Air
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Members of the Business and Enterprise Systems Directorate pose April 30 with Samuel Heider, a Holocaust survivor who has lived much of his life in Dayton, on the 73rd anniversary of his liberation by American forces in Germany. (Photo by Amy Rollins) Holocaust survivor speaks at BES event
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- For many people, April 30, 2018, was just another day. For Samuel Heider, it marked the 73rd anniversary of his liberation by American forces from years of starvation, abuse, denial of his human rights and the murder of his family during the Holocaust in World War II.Heider served as the guest speaker at an
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A U.S. Air Force Thunderbird F-16 jet is towed out of a hangar April 26, 2018 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The aircraft was the first to receive structural modifications as part of the F-16 Service Life Extension Program, or SLEP, that will keep the jet flying for decades. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw) F-16 Service Life Extension Program a ‘great deal’ for Department of Defense, taxpayers
An Air Force Thunderbird jet is the first of what will be roughly 300 refurbished C and D model F-16’s that will roll off the shop floor of the 573rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron here after receiving multiple structure-strengthening modifications.
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Brian Monahan with his daughters Keira, 3 and Maddie, 2 and his wife Rhonda. Down to one, Hanscom employee waits for a kidney
Though any available option could grant him healthy years, he’s hoping for a donation from a living organ donor, because they last longer than cadaver kidneys harvested from deceased organ donors.
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