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  • 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.
  • Alliance improves mission support capabilities

    An alliance between the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center and the Business and Enterprise Systems Product Innovation office is improving mission support capabilities.
  • Simulator teaches large vehicle, manual transmission driving

    The SimuRide, the $7,800 driving simulator puts Airmen into the “seat” of a semi-tractor trailer or 44-passenger bus without leaving the office.
  • Students showcase innovation research for Air Force at AFRL summer poster session

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – About 70 student researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate displayed their research objectives, efforts and learning experiences at the directorate’s summer student researcher poster session Aug. 1 in the auditorium of Building 653.The students, ranging from
  • AFRL’s Digital Hangar to support lifecycle management of aerospace systems

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – There is a new hangar under construction at Wright-Patterson AFB, but this one will not be made of steel and concrete, but rather digital ones and zeros.The Air Force Research Laboratory’s “Digital Hangar,” a concept created by Dr. Rick Graves, an Aerospace Research Engineer with the Air Force Research
  • B-1 tool born out of necessity

    Sometimes tasks aren’t chosen, but are instead predestined.Melvin Pruitt, a sheet metal mechanic for the 567th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, said in 2015, he was tasked with repairing the nutplates on the inboard cockpit kick panels for the B-1 bomber. During that process he found that the area was hard to access using the tool provided to secure
  • Eglin showcases its innovation

    AFMC leadership gets hands on view of Eglin's innovative instruments.
  • Air Force to open fourth ATTC

    SYRACUSE, Utah. -- Situated in the Wasatch mountain range in northern Utah, outside the gates of Hill Air Force Base, scientists, engineers, technicians, and educators will have a new state-of-the-art facility to help revolutionize future manufacturing technologies.The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center in collaboration with the Air Force