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  • Hanscom Supplies Comms on Demand

    The 386th Expeditionary Communications Squadron trains with a communication fly-away kit for these what-if scenarios. A program office at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, was responsible for gathering requirements from the users in the field. Today, the Theater Deployable Communications office sustains the hardware through warranty repairs and annual software licensing support.
  • Heads up: 418th FLTS wraps up new pilot display tests

    The 418th Flight Test Squadron is finishing up tests on a new head-up display for the C-17 Globemaster III this week. The Air Force wants to see if the Replacement Head-Up Display can supplant the legacy display with a newer, more capable version. For the three-week test, the C-17 Integrated Test Team installed RHUDs on an Edwards C-17 for a second
  • Tinker Acquisition Center of Excellence Office Focuses on Customer Service

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Oklahoma - The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Acquisition Center of Excellence office at Tinker Air Force Base, provides expert advice and hands-on assistance for acquisition and non-acquisition personnel in order to achieve success for their programs, ultimately ensuring the war fighter has the capabilities they
  • Agile conquers New Horizons

    Often associated with software development, agile acquisition traces its roots to the private industry technology sector, where it evolved as a way to rapidly build, field, test and rebuild components and applications.
  • Radar sustainment team earns top honors

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass -- The Office of the Secretary of Defense singled out the COBRA DANE System Sustainment Team at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, for an award for maintaining, sustaining and repairing the stationary COBRA DANE radar. The team won the 2017 Secretary of Defense Performance Based Logistics Award at the system level.
  • 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
  • AFLCMC office serves as the "eBay" of FMS

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Looking for spare parts for that F-16, F-15, C-130, KC-135 and the variety of other aircraft in your inventory? If so, and if you are one of the 109 foreign military partner nations that the Air Force supports, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center headquartered here, has you covered.Through AFLCMC’s Air
  • Airmen code for combat in Cambridge

    Kroger’s team is working with a company called Pivotal Labs, which provides people and space to teach Airmen how to code like the workers in Silicon Valley, but for the Department of Defense. Open workspaces found in Cambridge contrast with traditional government workspaces on base with closed cubicles and offices. Their mission is to learn from today’s best tech experts, while delivering custom-built software to warfighters. They are already saving the Air Force fuel, and they have reduced the time it takes AOC warfighters to develop targets by 85 percent, making combat operations more precise and lethal.
  • CAATT to support reopening of Iraqi Air Force Air Academy

    In support of the Government of Iraq’s reopening of the Iraqi Air Force Air Academy at Balad Air Base, Feb 21, 2018, the Coalition Aviation Advisory and Training Team will provide mentorship on topics ranging from aviation safety and flight discipline, to officer professional development and familiarity with aircraft technical orders to its first
  • Increased innovation, opportunity highlight senior leader’s 35-year career

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – For the past seven and a half years he’s led the organization charged with supporting rapid global mobility and sustainment for America’s warfighters and allies. During this time he guided the organization through a restructure which saw it expand from one location to four locations across the country. Some