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  • Defenders go mobile with new comm system

    96th Security Forces Squadron began testing a new communication system for base defense called the Android Tactical Assault Kit. The tablet-based system has the potential to change and update how security forces squadrons manage their base defense mission.
  • 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.
  • Air Force Research Laboratory provides support to robot competition

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Approximately 14 teams from the Miami Valley joined 46 other teams from across Ohio at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) LEGO League Ohio Championship, held Feb. 4 at the Nutter Center at Wright State University.The annual event brought together students 9 to 14 years old
  • AF announces new innovation workshops at Science, Technology Forum

    The Air Force announced dates and locations of the 14 upcoming innovation workshops open to the public during the Science and Technology 2030 Summit in Washington, D.C., Jan. 18.
  • AFRL-Carroll High School iGEM team earns Gold in Boston

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A Carroll High School academic team, mentored by CHS teachers and Air Force Research Laboratory scientists, earned a gold medal at the 2017 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in Boston, Nov. 9-13. This team, whose clever Twitter handle is @iGEMLabPats, presented its project
  • Pawlikowski holds Commander's Call at Kirtland AFB

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander, recently visited and provided an update on the 2017 AFMC Strategic Plan during a Commander’s Call held for Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center and the Air Force Research Laboratory personnel.“Thank you for what you do,” Pawlikowski said. “It makes me
  • AEDC testing helps lead to successful deployment of NASA Roll-Out Solar Array technology

    ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE, Tenn. -- Testing in an Arnold Engineering Development Complex space chamber here helped in preparing the Roll-Out Solar Array for its successful experimental deployment at the International Space Station on June 26, 2017.ROSA is a flexible, lightweight and rollable solar panel. According to Michael Malloy, AEDC test engineer
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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