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  • Rapid Sustainment Office installs 3D parts on C-5

    DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. – A C-5 Super Galaxy with the tail number 70035 is the latest recipient of hardware produced by the next generation of manufacturing technologies, known as 3D printing or additive manufacturing.After several weeks of printing, inspections, and component testing, the Rapid Sustainment Office recently installed 17 parts in
  • Stealth pilots, high school students create innovative part for $2.2 billion aircraft

    Across the Air Force, changes to equipment, policies and procedures have been made to save money, to save time and to save lives. From the highest levels, Airmen across the service are being encouraged to innovate. It’s this innovation that will deliver lethality to outpace adversaries, says Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, and maintain the U.S. position as the world’s strongest, most powerful military.
  • KC-135 beam replacement expedited by Tinker units

    The recent discovery and repair of corrosion on a structurally-crucial part in 15 KC-135 Stratotankers, accomplished jointly by several units at Tinker Air Force Base, has increased the safety of the fleet and gained recognition by high-ranking Air Force officials.
  • AFLCMC aids Kessel Run in recruiting new rebels

    An innovative effort to speed up talent acquisition for the Air Force compressed a months-long employment process to just weeks, when 28 on-the-spot job offers were made to candidates at the Kessel Run hiring event in Boston, Massachusetts held January 23-24.
  • AFRL teaming with Michigan Tech for maritime rescue solutions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Research Laboratory junior force researchers are collaborating with Michigan Technological University to reimagine life raft designs for mass rescue operations at sea.In support of a Memorandum of Understanding between AFRL and the United States Coast Guard, researchers from the AFRL Junior Force
  • Inaugural Vice Chief’s Challenge seeks game-changing innovations

    The Air Force is continuing to look to its Airmen to create innovative solutions to the service’s trickiest challenges, this time specifically seeking their help to improve multi-domain operations.
  • $40M available for start-ups, small businesses through Air Force Pitch Day

    The Air Force is calling for submissions from start-ups and small businesses as it seeks to rapidly invest up to $40 million at Air Force Pitch Day as part of a larger rapid contracting effort.
  • AFIMSC continues to innovate in 2019

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center continues its commitment to be the I&MS innovation leader.
  • OTS restructures program to increase quality, quantity of officers

    The Air Force’s Officer Training School is changing the paradigm for building officers, pivoting away from separate programs for line and non-line officers and conducting merged classes beginning in January 2019.
  • F-35 maintenance team explores VR, AR for training needs

    Leveraging new technologies is at the heart of innovation. For one Airman, leveraging an interactive virtual, augmented reality capability at the F-35 Integrated Test Force could help operators conduct maintenance-related training and proficiency in the digital realm without diverting real-world assets from missions, increasing  readiness for
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