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  • Hill AFB aims to improve vehicle ops training with state-of-the-art simulator

    The simulator offers more than 150 preset scenarios and can generate nearly any driving condition imaginable, as trainers control variables such as weather, road conditions, visibility and malfunctions.
  • AFRL leads defense production program to success in FY19

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory, serving as Department of Defense Executive Agent for the Defense Production Act Title III Program, reveled in a successful fiscal year marked by several accomplishments and successes.The DPA Title III Program is managed by the Office of Industrial Policy within the Office of
  • AFRL creates new modular weapons storage for cargo aircraft

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Junior Force Warfighter Operations team continuously develops innovative solutions for  Airmen. Their latest project aims to update the gun rack, or Modular Weapon Storage System, for the U. S. Air Force C-130 aircraft.The team, known collectively as JFWORX, is a group of
  • AFIMSC innovation streamlines comptroller tasking process

    After three years of brainstorming and research, Linda Alcala and her finance operations team have found a way to simplify management of Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Resources Directorate tasks to installation comptroller squadrons. The team launches an innovative task management solution today that will help squadrons respond ‘on the DOT.’ The rollout includes half of the Air Force’s major commands with the other half having access to the tool by the middle of the month.
  • New Spark Cell aims to inspire innovation

    In hopes of driving a culture of innovation needed to prove the superiority of systems to meet the demands of the National Defense Strategy, Arnold Engineering Development Complex leadership has started its own Spark Cell.The Spark program, started by AFWERX, is a grassroots innovation program that empowers Airmen to bring tomorrow’s tools to the
  • AEDC hopes to spark innovation with new program

    In hopes of driving a culture of innovation needed to prove the superiority of systems to meet the demands of the National Defense Strategy, Arnold Engineering Development Complex leadership has started its own Spark Cell.The Spark program, started by AFWERX, is a grassroots innovation program that empowers Airmen to bring tomorrow’s tools to the
  • AFMC announces Spark Tank 2020 finalists

    The Air Force Materiel Command has named two finalists to compete against other major command selects in the Air Force 2020 Spark Tank competition.
  • AFRL sponsors service academy and university design challenge

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Center for Rapid Innovation is sponsoring a Service Academy and University Design Challenge.The SAC/UDC challenges tackle some of the Department of Defense’s top urgent needs while focusing on highly visible and challenging warfighter problems. The competitive environment
  • TEDx returns to Hill Air Force Base

    TEDx returned to Hill Air Force Base after a two-year hiatus. “Stories of Success and Inspiration” was the theme for the base’s newly revived TEDx Talks program. Three speakers presented to military and civilian Airmen Oct. 17 on the shop floor of building 843. Topics covered self-limiting beliefs, breaking the mold, and everyday excellence.
  • New innovation challenge launches at Edwards

    The 412th Test Wing’s SparkED innovation team conducted a road-trip around the Edwards Air Force Base, California, to launch their new innovation challenge, Nov. 8. This year’s challenge, dubbed Eddie’s Challenge 19.2, is taking aim at innovative ways to increase work flow efficiency and also new test capabilities.
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