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Rebecca Hoy serves as a liaison between more than 90 Air Force Life Cycle Management Center programs at Hanscom and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mark Herlihy) Hanscom acquisition experts have new GEOINT advocates
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – One team at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center here works to enable more than 90 acquisition programs know the earth, show the way and understand the world. Hanscom is the top acquisition customer of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency in the Department of Defense. Many programs here either contribute
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force invites industry for light attack platform experiment
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The Air Force released an industry Invitation to Participate today to evaluate the military utility of light attack platforms in future force structure.The invitation is part of a broader Air Force effort to explore cost-effective attack platform options. The live-fly experiment is an element of the Light
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force targets FAA compliance during CNS conference
The Air Force is hosting a conference at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, designed to integrate navigation and air traffic control systems into military aircraft in order to stay current with Federal Aviation Administration and international air traffic regulations.
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Dr. John Wertz, a materials research scientist in the Materials State Awareness Branch, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, demonstrates Digital Thread concept applications to aircraft maintenance activities. Real time aircraft data, checklists and feedback through Digital Thread capabilities can enable better decision making by warfighters on the field, enhancing life cycle sustainment of Air Force platforms.  (U.S. Air Force photo / Marisa Alia-Novobilski) Digital Thread laces decision-making, data for Air Force acquisition
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  As information technology has advanced and improved over the years, modeling and simulation tools, sophisticated analytical capabilities and data analytics have increased in importance throughout a product’s life cycle. For the Air Force, a concept born in the lab is set to change the way weapon systems are
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Staff Sgt. Matthew Lockard, left, and Staff Sgt. Bryan Clark, right, take instruction from Senior Airman Bryan Effingham Feb. 3 as members of the 178th Security Forces Squadron, Ohio Air National Guard, based in Springfield, sharpen their combat shooting skills at the Combat Arms facility at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The facility will host an Excellence in Competition for pistol and rifle categories in April. (Skywrighter photo/Amy Rollins) AF-wide competitive pistol, rifle matches planned
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Security Forces Squadron at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is hosting an Excellence in Competition match for pistol and rifle categories. This is a great opportunity to hone skills while adding the fun of competition. Registration begins in March. EICs are Air Force wide competitions, and are open
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Default Air Force Logo AF responds to hiring freeze
The Air Force is working with the Defense Department to provide additional guidance on the federal civilian hiring freeze implemented Jan. 23.
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Boeing and the 418th Flight Test Squadron are conducting ground effects and fuel onload fatigue testing on the new KC-46A Pegasus. Fuel onload fatigue tests will gather data to characterize the aircraft interaction typically experienced when the KC-46A is flying in receiver formation behind a current KC-135 Stratotanker or KC-10 Extender. While the KC-46's role is to refuel other aircraft, it too may need to be refueled from other KC-10s or KC-135s to extend its range. Fuel onload fatigue testing is the first look at the KC-46 acting in that role. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher Okula) Air Force buys next lot of Pegasus tankers
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio -- The Air Force has awarded a $2.1 billion contract to Boeing for the third Low Rate Initial Production lot of KC-46A Pegasus tankers. This award includes 15 aircraft and associated spare parts. The first two production lots for 7 and 12 aircraft respectively were awarded in August 2016. This award brings the total
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Bill Donaldson, Hanscom Air Force Base Small Business director, speaks to the audience during a panel at the Air Force/Army Business Industry Day at the University of Mass. Lowell Jan. 24. The event, sponsored by the Mass. Military Asset and Security Strategy Task Force and Mass Development, provides an opportunity for small businesses to learn about doing business with the Department of Defense, and specifically the installations in the Commonwealth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Herlihy) Hanscom highlights opportunities during Business Industry Day
LOWELL, Mass. – Personnel from Hanscom Air Force Base, including the three program executive officers, presented information on the various portfolios and upcoming contracting opportunities during the Air Force/Army Business Industry Day at the University of Mass. Lowell Jan. 24.Sponsored by the Mass. Military Asset and Security Strategy Task
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Members of the 564th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Block 45 avionics modification team pose on the flight line near two KC-135Rs undergoing upgrade Dec. 15, 2016, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Four spots on the south ramp are designated exclusively for the Block 45 upgrade. (U.S. Air Force photo/Greg L. Davis) KC-135 MOD program closes out year with magic number: Block 45
The KC-135 Block 45 upgrade program reached a milestone by closing out 2016 with the 45th aircraft in the modification line here. Block 45 completely remodels the inside of the flight deck with new liquid crystal displays, radio altimeter, auto-pilot, digital flight director and other computer module updates, according to information provided by the Legacy Tanker Division located here at Tinker.
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Brig. Gen. Duke Richardson, the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Tankers at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, discusses the KC-46A Pegasus during the Tinker and the Primes Requirements Symposium at the Reed Conference Center Aug. 23. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) General Richardson gives KC-46A progress report at symposium
The first active-duty KC-46A Pegasus is slated to arrive at Tinker Air Force Base for routine maintenance three years from now, but preparations for the new aerial refueling tanker are in full swing across the Air Force, the program’s executive officer said. Brig. Gen. Duke Richardson, the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Tankers, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, delivered a comprehensive progress report 23 Aug at the 11th annual Tinker and the Primes Requirements Symposium in Midwest City.
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