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  • AFLCMC initiative to give junior engineers hands on experience

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In an effort to provide junior military engineers with hands on experience solving engineering challenges impacting the Department of Defense and the Air Force, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center recently created a pilot program called the Junior Engineer Development Initiative or JEDI.The idea for
  • ATAC program continues to make an impact

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Members of the Advanced Tactical Acquisition Corps (ATAC) – Team Four, recently wrapped up their three month long assignment to recommend solutions for sustaining Air Force legacy aircraft, specifically the KC-135. Comprised of eight competitively selected mid-level military and civilian acquisition
  • 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.
  • 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.”
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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