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AEDC test facility resurrected for AFRL-sponsored testing of high-efficiency, diesel engine AEDC test facility resurrected for AFRL-sponsored testing of high-efficiency, diesel engine
ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE, Tenn. -- Testing for the Graflight V-8, a high-efficiency, diesel engine designed and produced by Engineered Propulsion Systems, has brought about the reopening of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex T-11 engine test cell here.Prior to this, T-11 had not been testing in at least a decade.EPS project manager Tom Guelzow
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2017
(U.S. Air Force photo) AF National Museum building earns environmental, energy award
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force announced its fourth building has achieved the rare distinction of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification as determined by the U.S. Green Building Council during a ceremony Aug. 3, 2017.
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DAYTON, Ohio – Erin Nichols, a program manager on Team Wright-Patt, writes down project assumptions on a team whiteboard during a brainstorming session Aug. 2 as part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Commander’s Challenge 2017. The challenge this year is to remotely move 50 pounds of supplies to a location 30 miles away, delivering them to an area smaller than 400 square feet. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) AFRL kicks off Commander’s Challenge 2017
DAYTON, Ohio – The 2017 Air Force Research Laboratory Commander’s Challenge kicked off with teams and leaders from around Air Force Materiel Command coming together for a three-day conference at the Wright Brothers Institute Tec^Edge Innovation and Collaboration Center here Aug. 2, 2017.  AFRL Commander Maj. Gen. William T. Cooley opened the 10th
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force to radically reduce instructions
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced the Air Force will rescind, review and rewrite the more than 1,300 Air Force Instructions over the next 24 months in order to allow greater flexibility and mission focus.
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Air Force leaders recently released new Air Force priorities. Air Force senior leaders unveil new priorities
In a recent letter to the Total Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright released their new priorities and addressed issues Airmen face day to day.
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2017
The Ground Based Strategic Deterrent’s (GBSD) Model-Based Systems Engineering team from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, was recently recognized for setting future acquisition program standards with the 2016 Acquisition Excellence Continuous Process Improvement Award. Pictured from the left are: Phillip Ingraham, Nicholas Maughan, Rob Watson, Irvin Jacob, Roy Ramey, Col. Heath Collins, Karl Rogers, Bruce Arnold, Alex Landon, Kyle Fox and Mark Elkins. (U.S. Air Force photo) AFNWC nuclear experts capture acquisition awards
Experts from the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center at Hill Air Force Base recently received Air Force acquisition excellence awards. These awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated excellence in managing, developing and implementing Air Force acquisition programs.
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Tactical air control party specialists with the 169th Air Support Operations Squadron survey an enemy-controlled landing zone before calling in close-air support  Aug. 14, 2014, at Operation Northern Strike in Grayling Air Gunnery Range, Grayling, Mich. TACPs will soon get access to the Tactical Transportable Gateway, whichl replaces the aged Air Support Operations Center Gateway communication node for deployed troops, linking ground forces with corps and division headquarters and air support, while providing situational awareness for areas as large as California. The current ASOC Gateway sits on two server racks on the back of a Humvee and is comprised of multiple vintage communication components, sewn together out of necessity during 15 years of continuous combat. The TTG reduces that footprint to the size of a suitcase.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Lealan Buehrer) TACPs call Hanscom for better signal
The Tactical Transportable Gateway will replace the aged Air Support Operations Center Gateway communication node for deployed troops, linking ground forces with corps and division headquarters and air support, while providing situational awareness for areas as large as California.
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2017
SMART Symposium AFMC hosts first SMART Symposium, highlighting civilian career opportunties
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Selected scholars and senior leaders across Department of Defense attended the first Science and Mathematics for Research Transformation (SMART) Scholar Symposium July 18-19 at Wright-Patterson AFB.Sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense and hosted by the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC)
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Innovations enabling AEDC spirit to soar
AEDC engineers and researchers are a restless bunch. They’re constantly improvising and coming up with new and innovative ways to be more effective and efficient while reducing risk and avoiding significant costs. Innovation is a key focus in the U.S. Air Force Vision. This vision recognizes the fact that President Harry S. Truman played an
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A C-17 assigned to the 418th Flight Test Squadron airdrops an intermediate range ballistic missile target as part of a Missile Defense Agency test July 11 over the Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Air Force image) 418th FLTS supports Missile Defense Agency test success
A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 418th Flight Test Squadron air-launched a ballistic missile target over the Pacific Ocean north of Hawaii July 11. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense weapon system located at Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak, Alaska, detected, tracked and intercepted the target. Preliminary indications are that
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2017
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