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  • New Spark Cell aims to inspire innovation

    In hopes of driving a culture of innovation needed to prove the superiority of systems to meet the demands of the National Defense Strategy, Arnold Engineering Development Complex leadership has started its own Spark Cell.The Spark program, started by AFWERX, is a grassroots innovation program that empowers Airmen to bring tomorrow’s tools to the
  • AFMC announces Spark Tank 2020 finalists

    The Air Force Materiel Command has named two finalists to compete against other major command selects in the Air Force 2020 Spark Tank competition.
  • Pump operations simulator benefits Hill Air Force Base firefighters

    The addition of a new, high-tech pump operations simulator will serve to improve the training base firefighters receive by honing their skills to respond to any number of contingencies.
  • AFRL personnel connect with creative thinking processes to enhance problem solving

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – To help overcome road blocks in thinking processes and spark imaginative solutions, personnel at the Air Force Research Laboratory are exploring new methods of problem solving.A select group of researchers recently participated in a course on design innovation to learn and practice creativity techniques for
  • AFIMSC seeks ideas for Innovation Rodeo

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center kicks off its second annual Innovation Rodeo with a call-for-topics campaign Nov. 1. The campaign, open through Dec. 15, gives military and civilian members of mission support groups worldwide a chance to win part of $1 million in funding and resources to implement their ideas.
  • Kessel Run receives top honors

    The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Detachment 12’s Kessel Run team recently received two Air Force-wide awards for its achievements.
  • Air Force scientists discover unique stretchable conductor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory has developed liquid metal systems which autonomously change structure so that they become better conductors in response to strain.Conductive materials change their properties as they are strained or stretched. Typically, electrical conductivity decreases and resistance
  • 38th CEIG hosts airspace security drone demonstration

     A small drone is flying over a military installation, when suddenly, like a bird of prey, an X-3 Drone Hunter swoops down and shoots a net at the drone, ensnaring it in the webbing and carries it back to the controller on the ground.  Sound like a scene out of the latest spy thriller movie? No. It was part of a demonstration of drone technology
  • AFIMSC seeking to transform AF environmental program with latest UAS technology

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is leveraging the latest unmanned aerial system technology to transform the Air Force environmental program.
  • SAF/CO, AFIMSC Enable Readiness Through Cloud-based Visualization Tool

    The AFMISC Innovation Office and the Air Force Chief Data Office successfully built the highly successful Installation Health Assessments using the Tableau visualization tool hosted on the Air Force’s Visible, Accessible, Understandable, Linked, and Trusted, or VAULT, Data Platform. This effort saved the Air Force months of intense labor and provided more accurate and actionable data analysis for Air Force leadership about installation health.
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