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  • Cybersecurity Town Hall emphasizes information protection for supply chain, acquisition

    The importance of protecting the Defense Department’s controlled unclassified information during acquisition and contracting processes was stressed during a series of Cybersecurity Town Hall events hosted by the Air Force Materiel Command May 7. The event served as an opportunity to educate the acquisition and cybersecurity workforce on the implementation of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement Clause 252.204-7012, Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting, and focused on information protection throughout the supply chain and the responsibility of stakeholders across DOD and industry.
  • AERONet prototype could provide combat insight to allies

    “Bold Quest is the first time we will be able to show our target partner nation audience what AERONet can do for them,” said Maj. Scott Frye, the AERONet program manager with the C3I&N Quick Reaction Capability Branch. He is helping to transition AERONet from an Air Force Research Lab concept to reality. “We already have interest from several countries, so we think there’s a large demand out there for a system that creates a combat network and makes intelligence gathering and close-air support more effective.”
  • C3I&N level-ups network defense

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – A cyber operations system called Unified Platform fielded its first capabilities in late April, allowing services to spot suspicious data events that can indicate potential attacks on Department of Defense networks.The LevelUP program office within the Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks
  • CPI office augments mission effectiveness, efficiency

    The Air Force Materiel Command Continued Process Improvement program leverages Airmen innovation and new technologies to create a continuous cycle of process improvement and change in the service culture. The goal of the program is to improve mission execution while reducing costs, which ultimately maximizes customer, i.e. taxpayer, value of the force.
  • Munitions complex coming to Eglin

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held here May 7, for a new $75 million munitions research complex. The Air Force Research Laboratory facility, officially designated as the Advanced Munitions Technology Complex, will provide increased munitions research and test capabilities for the warfighter.
  • Cloud storage provides greater flexibility, mobility

    Hanscom is part of a pilot program which allows network users the ability to save a large amount of data virtually.
  • Air Force S&T team deepens partnership with Carnegie Mellon University Center of Excellence

    The Air Force announced May 1 it will deepen its partnership with Carnegie Mellon University by embedding a 10-person science and technology team focused on robotics and associated technologies affiliated with Carnegie Mellon University’s Center of Excellence.
  • AFRL commander introduces new AF Science and Technology Strategy

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory presented highlights of the new Air Force Science and Technology Strategy for 2030 and beyond to members of the local media April 18 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.Speaking in front of several experimental aircraft on display that
  • AFMC-wide virtual hiring fair attracts new talent

    The Air Force Materiel Command hosted its first Virtual Hiring Event April 10 to fill more than 400 immediate vacancies across the enterprise footprint. Approximately 30 job offers were made during the event with hiring managers also identifying 60 additional members for subsequent interviews. An additional benefit resulting from the event is the large number of resumes now on hand that are being screened and placed in a repository for future opportunities.
  • Air Force Transition Accelerator demonstrates fast, smart approach to partnering with small businesses

    DAYTON, Ohio – The team behind the Air Force’s Transition Accelerator hosted its first-ever Demo Day Pitch event April 5, featuring a group of eight technology companies pitching their innovative solutions to real Air Force problems to a live audience.The event, held at the Steam Plant, an authentic downtown Dayton event space, was the highlight of
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