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  • Overnight radar replacements for NEXRAD

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – The sun went down on Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, one night and when it rose, Cannon was the first Department of Defense site to host a refurbished weather radar system, courtesy of a program managed at Hanscom.The NEXT RADAR, or NEXTRAD replacement, completed

  • PEOs to churn out acquisition Banshees through training

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Program executive offices at Hanscom established intensive, in-person training for acquisition professionals with entrepreneurs at off-base locations by working with private sector partners.Banshee is a two-week course July 16-26 in Boston designed to build

  • ‘1200 in 12’ initiative success as final new hire pledges oath

    Andrea Tosolini, the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex's 1,200th hire of its '1200 in 12' hiring initiative was sworn in June 24, 2019. The Florida native and 21-year Air Force veteran said getting the job was like winning the lottery. The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex announced its

  • AFIT students inform Pentagon energy initiative as part of new course

    Initiated and funded by Air Force Operational Energy, the course covers topics such as aircraft physics, aircraft energy requirements including propulsion & mission systems and the technologies used to meet those requirements. Future technologies are also considered, along with operational factors

  • F-22 Program Office hosts inaugural Rapid Acquisition Forum

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In an effort to collaborate, share best practices, and tackle cross platform issues, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s F-22 Program Office hosted its inaugural Rapid Acquisition Forum June 11-12 at the National Museum of the United States Air

  • Simulators Division seeking proposals from small businesses

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  In an effort to advance and improve Air Force simulators, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Simulators Division is seeking proposals from small businesses.The division is asking small businesses to “pitch” how they can help the Air Force in certain

  • New course aims to transform Air Force acquisition

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Improving the integration between the Air Force acquisition community and members of the operational community is one of the goals of the Air Force Materiel Command-sponsored Advanced Acquisition Course, the inaugural cohort for which is scheduled to start in

  • VKF Wind Tunnel D officially returns to service as an AFRL research facility

    A multiyear, multimillion dollar effort has led to the successful reactivation of von Kármán Gas Dynamics Facility (VKF) Wind Tunnel D at Arnold Air Force Base, officially ending a period of dormancy for the tunnel that exceeded its original run.Tunnel D is operated, managed and scheduled by members