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  • AFMC announces 2020 MAJCOM Spark Tank semifinalists

    The Air Force Materiel Command has selected five semifinalists from more than 90 submissions to the command-wide Spark Tank competition.
  • AFWERX Austin Hub attracts visit from SECAF, CSAF, CMSAF

    The trip marks their first combined visit with Airmen in the field since Brown and Bass were sworn in as the service’s senior uniformed officer and enlisted leaders, demonstrating the importance of innovation efforts to the enterprise.
  • Under Secretary Lord visits AFSC, OC-ALC

    Hon. Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, visited Tinker Air Force Base August 18, 2020, to gain an overall understanding of the Air Force Sustainment Center’s mission as the supporting command for readiness in the Air Force.
  • Online emission inspection system saves money, air quality

    More than 60 Air Force installations are reaping savings and the benefits of improved air quality, thanks to the continued use of an online vehicle air emission inspection and compliance system that is estimated to be saving the Air Force over $11.8 million annually. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center launched the Employee-vehicle Certification and Reporting System, or ECARS, in 2013, and has since rolled the software out. ECARS tracks employee compliance with local requirements to ensure employees remain compliant, regardless of which state their vehicles are registered in.
  • AFRL neurotechnology partnership aims to accelerate learning

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It may sound like something straight out of a sci-fi movie, but an Air Force Research Laboratory team is turning science fiction into reality to help warfighters unlock the powers of the brain.The Individualized Neural Learning System, or iNeuraLS, is a new augmented learning platform that will enable rapid
  • Throwbot enhances base security mission

    Throwable microrobot that records and transmits video and audio reconnaissance.
  • Jolly Green II begins aerial refueling tests

    Approximately 3,000 feet above the Eglin range, the HH-60W Jolly Green II connected with a HC-130J tanker for the first ever aerial refueling by the Air Force’s new combat search and rescue helicopter, Aug. 5.
  • Kessel Run panel talks path to production

    Kessel Run experts detail their path to production for digital applications during a virtual question and answer July 30.
  • AFWERX event spotlights Tyndall as base of future

    By harnessing the innovation potential of AFWERX, the sky is the limit for rebuilding Tyndall as a base of the future.
  • Small business panel discusses COVID-19 impact, market research

    Jeff Emmons, the director of Small Business Programs here, discussed innovative contract and acquisition strategies for small businesses during a virtual meeting with the Hanscom Representatives Association July 28.
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