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  • AFRL investigating space weather effects on satellite materials

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory, in partnership with
  • AFRL achieves record-setting hypersonic ground test milestone

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – An Air Force Research Laboratory and Air Force Test Center
  • Bringing defense planning into the 21st century through modern software

    For much of the defense community, the ease and functionality of modern technology is not translated to military planning systems. While cumbersome acquisitions processes, funding issues, and security concerns are often valid causes, many Department of Defense processes (and any software associated with them) cannot compete with the technology many Americans use regularly. In one corner the U.S. Air Force flies the most advanced aircraft in the world, yet in the other corner, Airmen use clunky spreadsheets and paper documents to analyze operations and mission plan.
  • “Bootcamp” brings Moody innovative solutions

    Members from Team Moody participated in a National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) “Innovation Bootcamp” course, July 23-26, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Over the four-day bootcamp, 29 Airmen learned how to apply innovative solutions to Moody specific challenges under guidance of a team from the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Donovan visits B-21, X-37B facilities, L3 Harris Technologies

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan visited Northrop Grumman’s B-21 Design and Development Headquarters and the Kennedy Space Center to review the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Processing Facility, as well as the newly merged L3 Harris Technologies, Inc.
  • NASIC, AFRL team up for innovation

    More than thirty members of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center and Air Force Research
  • “Lovin’ an elevator” – new MacDill system delivers

    Innovation comes in all shapes and sizes, and at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, it came as a one-of-a-kind vertical lift storage system which boasts 9,025 cubic feet of storage space. That is similar to 573, 16-drawer tool chests.
  • KC-135 depot maintenance, first at MacDill

    The ability to adapt and react to a change in plans or process is key to high functioning operations like the 6th Maintenance Squadron. This idea is in full effect at MacDill, as Airmen are preparing a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft for much more in-depth maintenance than they’ve performed before.
  • Rising Technology: DLA Aviation at Warner Robins automates to support WR-ALC workload increase

    Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Warner Robins on Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, recently acquired state of the art automated storage aids that has Shop Service Center personnel optimistic about the future of delivery response time and ease-of-access to the crucial parts necessary for aircraft maintenance.
  • MAFB hosts second Spark Tank

    Airmen across Malmstrom came together July 11 to participate in the second edition of a Spark Tank event.
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