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  • Innovative calibration mitigation effort achieves cost avoidance for AEDC

    Members of the Enterprise Data System team at Arnold Air Force Base implemented a proactive maintenance action to prevent a calibration interval dropping to under six months for digital temperature scanners (DTS), thus preventing an estimated cost of $96,000 in additional man hours for AEDC.According to Randy Prince, an instrumentation, data and
  • AF tests in-flight respiratory monitoring

    To lower risks of in-flight breathing issues and protect the health and performance of aircrew, Air Force researchers rely on innovative technology to deliver advanced respiratory monitoring, without the added weight. Researchers with the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, are working with a private company, Cobham, to develop VigilOX, an advanced sensor system designed for continuous in-flight measurement of aircrew breathing.
  • New office drives innovation at Eglin

    Eglin's innovation process for Airmen-led innovations that increase readiness, reduce cost, return time back to Airmen or enhance the lethality of the force.
  • Laser diagnostics key to Tunnel 9 Mach 18 capability development

    Advanced laser diagnostics are paving the way for testing at unprecedented speeds at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Hypervelocity Tunnel 9 in White Oak, Maryland.The new system was developed and demonstrated to better understand the Tunnel 9 flow field thermodynamic properties and inform the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) engineers’
  • 388th Maintenance Group eying future time, cost savings with 3-D printing

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah, -- Inside a simple-looking building just off of Hill’s flight line, Airmen are tinkering with advanced technology to bring the future of cost-effective maintenance to America’s most advanced fighter aircraft.  The 388th Maintenance Group’s Air Force Repair and Enhancement Program shop recently acquired a 3-D printer with
  • AFSC Commander touts importance of innovation to Air Force, community

    Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, commander of the Air Force Sustainment Center, recently spoke at the inaugural session of a distinguished speaker series hosted by the University of Oklahoma Michael F. Price College of Business. Levy spoke about the ways in which the Air Force embraces innovation and the similarities shared with the business community.
  • 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.
  • KC-46 completes flight testing required for October first aircraft delivery

    The KC-46 Pegasus program achieved an important milestone July 6, 2018, at Boeing Field, Seattle, with completion of the final flight tests required for first aircraft delivery planned in late October.
  • Crider: Solve problems that matter with data

    Crider also cited innovative data experimentation efforts led by the Multi-Domain Command and Control team at Hanscom as the basis for insights that will integrate command and control capabilities for the warfighter.
  • Hanscom squadrons get innovative

    Two squadrons here are using innovation funds provided by the Air Force to improve efficiencies within their organizations.
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