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This event is a joint US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) -UK Defense Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) pilot project, managed by Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) that facilitates collaboration between non-traditional participants to find innovative approache...

20.03.19 03:39 AM - Comment(s)

The Air Force Challenge

Aircraft maintenance is an often underappreciated, yet critical, job for Air Force mission capability. In 2016, maintainers across the Department of Defense serviced close to 14,000 aircraft, with active duty Air Force making up 161,000 of those maintainers. That same year, th...

22.02.19 04:34 AM - Comment(s)

In 2013, the C-5 Galaxy, the Air Force’s workhorse that delivers everything from potable water to Blackhawk Helicopters to troops on the ground, began the modernization process. It needed to execute more missions, with more cargo, using fewer aircraft. The estimated cost? $7.4 billion.

Fast forward t...

28.09.18 07:47 PM - Comment(s)

“As we innovate, mobile is going to be at the forefront.” Dr. Tim Hoyt, Deputy Director of the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2), Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) at Department of Defense is spreading the word. Hoyt joins a chorus of leaders looking for ways to put mobile tech...

25.09.18 07:38 PM - Comment(s)

“Don’t wait for us. Get after this.”
Secretary of the Air Force, Heather Wilson’s words at June 2018 launch of AFWERX in Austin, Texas excited the crowd of innovators, entrepreneurs and politicians. The Air Force wants technology at the speed of business! Go fast! It’s the very reason that AFWERX w...

22.09.18 06:49 PM - Comment(s)

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