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  • Reserve Airman makes history with innovative Project FoX/F-35 development

    For the first time ever, Air Force personnel livestreamed F-35 data directly from the aircraft’s mission systems computers to a connected computer tablet during a ground test March 31, 2021, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.The event was a milestone for the Fighter Optimization eXperiment (FoX), a project that seeks to rapidly integrate advanced
  • AFWERX crowns 2021 Spark Tank winner at Virtual Aerospace Warfare Symposium

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Master Sgt. Justin Bauer from the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona was awarded the prestigious AFWERX Spark Tank trophy after his innovative method for C-130 wheel repair was selected as the Spark Tank 2021 winner February 26. The Spark Tank event allows Airmen to offer
  • Spark Tank 2021 finalists announced

    It’s been nearly a year since Master Sgt. Gabrial Valenzuela, Capt. David Coyle and Lt. Adam Treece were selected as co-winners of Spark Tank 2020 for their Smart Weapons Loading Checklist and Low-Cost Threat Emitter concepts.
  • AFSVC software innovation enhances deployment readiness 

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – A decade-long mission gap impacting a wide range of military operations is closing, thanks to the Air Force Services Center and an innovative software system that tracks contingency quarters availability. The Contingency Quarters Management Accountability Platform, or CQMAP, gives services managers a
  • Airmen test dropping blood from aircraft

    Operation Blood Rain determined fresh blood could withstand an airdrop to combat medics in austere environments.
  • 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.
  • Wilson becomes longest serving Vice Chief in history: analyzing, innovating, succeeding along way

    The record is worth noting now, when, by punching in for work July 26, Wilson began his fifth year in the job, thus becoming the longest serving Vice Chief of Staff in Air Force history.
  • AFMC launches Spark Tank competition

    Air Force Materiel Command Airmen are invited to submit innovative, game-changing ideas to compete in the AFMC Spark Tank competition.The submitters of the top five, most innovative, game-changing ideas will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges during the AFMC Senior Leader Conference this September. This panel will then select the top two ideas
  • Two teams tie to win Spark Tank 2020

    For the first time, two teams tied to as winners of the Spark Tank 2020 competition at the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Feb. 28.
  • AFMC seeks innovative ideas through Ideascale Campaign

    To support the drive to deliver what the Air Force needs at the speed of relevance, Airmen and civilians from across the Air Force Materiel Command enterprise are invited to submit innovative ideas and solutions to improve the AFMC mission through the U.S Air Force Ideation Platform, or Ideascale, now through September 2020.
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