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  • CRF develops innovative solution to seismic array vulnerability

    A team of Airmen from the Air Force Technical Applications Center’s Central Repair Facility here
  • 548th ISRG, 9th SFS partner with Hivemapper program to utilize drone capabilities

    Saving time and money, reducing manpower, increasing security, improving mission effectiveness, and innovating are all priorities articulated by senior leaders regarding the Air Force we need. Here, these priorities are coming to fruition from a partnership between intelligence and security agencies.
  • Innovation with Airmen’s morale in mind

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright said the Air Force must think of new ways to innovate over the coming decades to ensure it’s ready to win wars.
  • AFIMSC seeking to transform AF environmental program with latest UAS technology

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is leveraging the latest unmanned aerial system technology to transform the Air Force environmental program.
  • Air Force awards more than 450 contracts in 12 days

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force awarded more than 450 research and development
  • Terribly fond farewell: AFDW sends off vice commander in style

    Staffers and family members gathered yesterday for a Pittsburgh Steelers-themed send off at Air Force District of Washington headquarters in honor of outgoing Vice Commander Col. Kevin Eastland Sept. 5.
  • SAF/CO, AFIMSC Enable Readiness Through Cloud-based Visualization Tool

    The AFMISC Innovation Office and the Air Force Chief Data Office successfully built the highly successful Installation Health Assessments using the Tableau visualization tool hosted on the Air Force’s Visible, Accessible, Understandable, Linked, and Trusted, or VAULT, Data Platform. This effort saved the Air Force months of intense labor and provided more accurate and actionable data analysis for Air Force leadership about installation health.
  • Competing of the minds: Air Force Spark Tank 2020 open for submissions

    A respirator with a built-in two-way communication system. A semi-truck trailer that can reduce aircraft deployment from 72 hours to five hours. A chemical agent detection device that runs on renewable energy.  
  • SMC's SpEC a Success to Sustain

    The Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) released a request for information (RFI) Aug. 20, for parties interested in the future re-compete of the Space Enterprise Consortium (SpEC) Other Transaction Authority (OTA) agreement. The SpEC OTA agreement was awarded in November of 2017 as a method to allow for the flexible and rapid execution of prototyping for a variety of Department of Defense space programs. One of the principal objectives for SpEC was to leverage the innovation of a broad range of traditional and non-traditional space defense contractors and universities. In less than two years, the consortium rapidly expanded to include 325 members, 78 percent of which are non-traditional defense contractors.
  • Airlifter of the Week: 786th CES Airman saves restaurant, receives honor

    A 786th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuel systems maintenance craftsman received the honor of
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