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A U.S Air Force E-3 Sentry taxis past a NATO E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft on June 7, 2017, at NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany. The Planning Development office at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is developing options for future concepts for advanced battle management and surveillance capabilities. Efforts on ABMS provide the warfighter with command and control capabilities currently conducted by AWACS. Analysis of this project is expected to be complete by March 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Caleb Wanzer) Planning a system’s entire life cycle
The Development Planning team is charged with equipping the force for future challenging operational environments. The office is currently supporting two capability development analysis projects. One is in the early acquisition stages and has the goal of upgrading a command and control system housed at North American Air Defense, Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado, designed to warn senior leaders of an impending nuclear attack. Findings are expected in June 2018. Another project focuses on future concepts for advanced battle management and surveillance capabilities. Efforts on ABMS provide the warfighter with command and control capabilities currently conducted by E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft. Analysis of this project is expected to be complete by March 2018.
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Default Air Force Logo Four AFMC senior civilians presented Presidential Rank Awards
Four Air Force Materiel Command senior civilians were among those Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson recognized during the 2016 Presidential Rank Awards ceremony at the Pentagon July 14, 2017.
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Air Force Test Center Commander Maj. Gen. David A. Harris, left, presents the Arnold Engineering Development Complex flag to the newly-designated commander, Col. Scott A. Cain, during a change of command ceremony July 14 inside the AEDC Large Rocket Motor Test Facility, J-6, located at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rick Goodfriend) Cain takes command of AEDC
Col. Scott A. Cain assumed command of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex as the 30th commander during a change of command ceremony July 14, 2017.The ceremony was attended by the commander’s guests, local dignitaries and AEDC personnel inside the AEDC Large Rocket Motor Test Facility, J-6, located at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee.Cain
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A panel of leaders from various organizations on base decide which one of three design proposals to pursue following presentations at Bldg. 3000. Pictured left to right: Dan Osburn, 412th Test Engineering Group; Peter Burke, 412th Electronic Warfare Group; Lt. Col. Jeffrey Kwok, 412th Operations Group; Kyle Schaller, 771st Test Squadron; and Tony Rubino, 412th Range Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kenji Thuloweit) Innovation challenge brings possible advancement in F-22 test capabilities
The 412th Test Wing’s Experimentation Center for Ideas/Technology Exploration team, known as XCITE, hosted a one-day innovation challenge July 10. Several engineers from around the base partnered with members of the Desert High School Robotics team to come up with a solution to a real-world test problem. The one-day competition consisted of three
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Staff Sgt. Alexander Deguzman, 412th Security Forces Squadron installation security technician, shows Bobby Truong, 412th Communications Squadron, the monitors and controls of the Raptor surveillance system that was demonstrated to base leadership July 10. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kenji Thuloweit) Security forces look to technology, innovation for future base security
Defenders of the 412th Security Forces Squadron and 412th Test Wing leadership got an up close look at a system July 10 that could possibly help with base security in the future. A private company set up its Raptor surveillance system at a remote building near the edge of Rogers Dry Lakebed. The ground-based radar system has the capability to
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An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 12:03 a.m., PDT, April 26, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ian Dudley) $93 million contract keeps missile warning system vigilant
“A missile launch starts a timer,” said SEWS Program Manager Capt. Frank Schiavone. “We’re working hard to provide the combatant commands and partner nations with as many extra seconds as possible so they can begin countermeasures, warn their populations, and protect themselves.”
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Combined Air Operations Center (CAOC) at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, provides command and control of air power throughout Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, and 17 other nations. The CAOC, and more than 20 other Air Operations Centers throughout the world, rely on the Air Operations Center weapons system, managed, sustained and upgraded by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua Strang) Airmen given direct access to AOC development process
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – The Air Force announced its Air Operations Center weapons system will be upgraded using industry best-practice Agile DevOps software development processes through an effort called AOC Pathfinder. The Pathfinder is expected to provide modernized AOC capabilities to the warfighter within one calendar year of initiation
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Default Air Force Logo Commanders to have more say in developmental education opportunities
Air Force officials recently announced changes to the nomination process for officer developmental education beginning with the results of the March 2017 Line of Air Force Major Board. The March 2017 LAF Major’s Board results will be released publicly July 18, 2017, and will not include in-residence, developmental education selection or “select” status.
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Lt. Col. Shari Ellis, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight nurse, shows Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, equipment AES Airmen use to communicate with each other during various missions they fly on. The general flew onboard a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III used for an aeromedical evacuation training flight June 20, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Patrick O’Reilly) AFMC commander flies with 445 AW Airmen
Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, flew onboard a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III used for an aeromedical evacuation training flight June 20, 2017.
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Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski (center), commander of Air Force Materiel Command; Maj. Gen. Warren D. Berry, AFMC vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, AFMC command chief, prepare to cut a cake commemorating AFMC's 25th anniversary. A brief ceremony marking the occasion took place in Headquarters AFMC's Sarris Auditorium July 10, 2017. The command's 25th birthday was July 1. On July 1, 1992, Air Force Logistics Command and Air Force Systems Command combined to form AFMC, a single, streamlined organization with an expanded mission. The new command built upon AFLC's expertise in providing worldwide logistics support -- including maintenance, modification and overhaul of weapon systems -- and AFSC's expertise in science, technology, research, development and testing. (U.S. Air Force photo/R.J. Oriez) Happy 25th birthday, AFMC!
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command (center); Maj. Gen. Warren D. Berry (left), AFMC vice commander; and Chief Master Sgt. Jason L. France, AFMC command chief, prepare to cut a cake commemorating AFMC's 25th anniversary. A brief ceremony marking the occasion took place in
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