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  • New Air Force Science & Technology Strategy puts focus on speed

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson unveiled a new and ambitious Science and Technology Strategy designed to better identify, develop and deploy breakthrough technologies, April 17.
  • I-WEPTAC delivers third straight year of innovation

    Mission Area Working Groups delivered innovative solutions to the Air Force’s top Agile Combat Support challenges at the 3rd Annual Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference outbrief here April 10.
  • AFIMSC partners with industry for future success

    Operating at the speed of relevance is key to Air Force future success and that’s not possible without partnering with industry. That was the message delivered April 9 by presenters during the annual Air Force Installation and Mission Support Industry Day held in conjunction with AFIMSC’s Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference.
  • Innovative approach by Arnold craftsman makes task faster, less strenuous

    It doesn’t slice. It doesn’t dice.It doesn’t have the stain-fighting power to make your whites whiter and your brights brighter. It won’t make you look 10 years younger or give you six-pack abs.It won’t keep your boat with the screen door bottom from sinking.Still, James “Trapper” Landon’s recent invention has been deemed an overwhelming success,
  • Auto-GCAS team wins prestigious award

    The National Aeronautic Association announced that the Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System Team as the recipients of the 2018 Robert J. Collier Trophy. The trophy will be formally presented at a dinner event in Washington D.C. in June.
  • CSAF stresses importance of mission support role at I-WEPTAC

    The Air Force’s top general stressed the installation and mission support community’s role in the National Defense Strategy when he kicked off the 3rd Annual Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference here April 8.
  • Soothsayers: Software group utilizing tools to predict parts failure

    Turns out a crystal ball isn’t necessary for seeing the future. Certainly not in the 402nd Software Maintenance Group where modern software tools are enabling units of the group to predict when an aircraft part will fail before it actually happens. The art is called Preventive Maintenance. The idea: parts wear out, so why wait until they break? The objective: determine the typical lifespan of a part so it can be replaced in a timely fashion.
  • New leaders equipped for command at AFMC Squadron Leader Orientation

    More than 50 first-time AFMC commanders and materiel and civilian leaders attended the 2019 Spring Squadron Leader Orientation, an intense five-day training, which included briefings, panel discussions, mentorship sessions and workshops on topics ranging from AFMC mission expectations to information on legal, financial and support programs and resources, and more.
  • ACE helps programs avoid risk and grows managers

    The ACE, which staffs acquisition experts at most Air Force Life Cycle Management Center locations, is responsible for providing a one-stop-shop for programs. There, personnel can find the latest tactics and training to tackle everything from complex, expensive Acquisition Category1 weapons systems to more rapidly executed Other Transaction Authorities and prototype agreements, like Section 804.
  • Air Force releases 2018 Acquisition Report

    The Air Force released the Fiscal Year 2018 Air Force Acquisition Annual Report April 2, emphasizing the need to field tomorrow’s Air Force faster and smarter.
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