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Air Force Materiel Command captured more than $2.5 billion in cost savings for fiscal year 2017, the second fiscal year in a row the command has achieved its strategic savings objective. Command meets its cost-savings objective for second fiscal year in a row
Air Force Materiel Command captured more than $2.5 billion in cost savings for fiscal year 2017, the second fiscal year in a row the command has achieved its strategic savings objective.
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2018
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.”
0 5/23
2018
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.
0 5/07
2018
AFLCMC recognizes top engineers at annual awards ceremony AFLCMC recognizes top engineers at annual awards ceremony
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Engineering Directorate held its 2017 Annual Engineering Awards Ceremony Feb. 15, at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Kenney Hall, with other AFLCMC organizations across the country connected by video teleconference.This year’s event, themed “Advancing the
0 3/01
2018
Robotic Laser Coating Removal System AFRL helps enable laser paint removal technology
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- AFRL Materials Integrity engineers recently played a key role in enabling the safer and more efficient removal of paint from F-16 aircraft through the newly-adopted Robotic Laser Coating Removal System.At the request of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Engineering Division, the research team, part
0 2/06
2018
Members of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Advanced Tactical Acquisition Corps program on Capitol Hill for meetings with government leaders. ATAC selects talented acquisition professionals for leadership development and training and the opportunity to work as a team to find solutions to acquisition challenges. (Courtesy photo) ATAC continues to develop the next generation of Air Force leaders
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A group of mid-level military and civilian acquisition professionals from across the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and the Space and Missile Systems Center, recently completed the Advanced Tactical Acquisition Corps program, becoming the third cohort to do so.Developed in 2016, the three month
0 12/04
2017
Capt. Evangeline Fleischaker, Early Warning System program lead from Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., briefs a traditional acquisition approach during the Secretary of the Air Force Office of Transformational Innovation’s pilot acquisition wargame June 30, 2017, at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass. Fleischaker’s team was challenged to find a solution for a malware vulnerability that could, in the premise of the wargame, disable nearly a million desktop, laptop and mobile devices during a wargame held June 26-30. (U.S. Air Force photo by Benjamin Newell) Acquisition as wargame
The Pentagon’s Air Force acquisition office challenged teams to protect nearly one million users from dangerous malware during a pilot wargame held June 26-30 at the Hanscom Conference Center here.The wargame scenario was ripped from the headlines and one of the three participating teams were required to abide by the strictest interpretations of
0 7/14
2017
Capt. Evangeline Fleischaker, Early Warning System program lead from Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., briefs a traditional acquisition approach during the Secretary of the Air Force Office of Transformational Innovation’s pilot acquisition wargame June 30, 2017, at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass. Fleischaker’s team was challenged to find a solution for a malware vulnerability that could, in the premise of the wargame, disable nearly a million desktop, laptop and mobile devices during a wargame held June 26-30. (U.S. Air Force photo by Benjamin Newell) Acquisition as wargame
The Pentagon’s Air Force acquisition office challenged teams to protect nearly one million users from dangerous malware during a pilot wargame held June 26-30 at the Hanscom Conference Center here.The wargame scenario was ripped from the headlines and one of the three participating teams were required to abide by the strictest interpretations of
0 7/07
2017
Dr. Tim Rudolph, center, former Air Force Life Cycle Management Center chief technology officer, signs the paperwork for a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Carbon Black, March 15 at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., while Michael Canavan, left,  Electronic Systems Development Division chief, and Damon Cabanillas, vice president of federal sales and operations, Carbon Black, look on. The Electronic Systems Development Division signed a CRADA with Carbon Black to enable deployment of advanced endpoint security technology on the Hanscom Collaboration and Innovation Center to improve cybersecurity.  (U.S. Air Force photo) Endpoint cybersecurity technology deployed through Air Force CRADA
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Electronic Systems Development Division here and Carbon Black, a locally-based security company, signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to improve cybersecurity for the Hanscom Collaboration and Innovation Center.
0 5/18
2017
A AN/TPS-75 radar rests on the back of a transport vehicle at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Mich., July 29, 2015. The AN/TPS-75 radar is capable of providing coverage of more than 200 nautical miles in every direction and detecting aircraft as high as 95,000 ft. Following release of a contract award May 11, 2017, the radar, dating to the Vietnam War era and containing vacuum tube technology, will be replaced by Raytheon Co. built three dimensional expeditionary long-range radars by 2028.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski/Released) AFLCMC awards major long range radar contract
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center here awarded the Raytheon Company a $52.6 million contract May 11, 2017, for the three-dimensional expeditionary long-range radar system.
0 5/12
2017
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