Air Force Featured Stories

  • MIT partnership helps acquisition officer expand toolkit

    The Department of the Air Force-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Artificial Intelligence Accelerator is helping acquisition professionals better understand AI and how to incorporate it into Air Force programs.

  • Leaders discuss digital engineering, acquisition, ABMS, more

    Air Force and industry leaders came together to discuss digital engineering and acquisition, the Advanced Battle Management System, improvements in cloud and edge computing, artificial intelligence, and other topics during virtual presentations March 23-25.

  • Defense, industry leaders discuss digital transformation, ABMS at New Horizons

    The first week of New Horizons 2021, sponsored by AFCEA’s Lexington-Concord chapter, featured guest speakers, briefings and panel discussions covering a wide range of topics, from cloud and edge computing, to digital engineering and management, agile software and open architecture development, and

  • VCSAF meets with accelerators of change in Boston

    Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin arrived at Logan International Airport on Monday and stepped off the aircraft with an extra sense of urgency. His flight wasn’t late, nor was he running behind schedule for his meeting in downtown Boston. Allvin’s deliberate stride was appropriate to

  • Hanscom AFB branch provides radars to NATO, completes mission

    After delivering MP-RTIP radars for use in similar NATO aircraft in late 2019, the team spent 2020 providing sustainment support to NATO, repurposing spare parts to other branches in the Theater Battle Control Division, and closing out all remaining contracts.

  • Morris highlights IT infrastructure, digital engineering, software development

    During the annual “State of the Center” address Jan. 13, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center commander discussed overcoming challenges during the pandemic, detailed the center’s investments in critical information technology infrastructure, and provided thoughts on the future of the center.

  • SecAF lauds 50 years of federal service

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett called to congratulate Laura Gourgas, a longtime federal civilian employee, at Hanscom Air Force Base Nov. 9 for her five decades of service to the Air Force.

  • DoD awards Hanscom AFB professionals

    The Honorable Ellen Lord, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, announced the winners of the 2020 Defense Acquisition Workforce Awards, which included members of the Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks, or C3I&N, and the Digital Directorate, both

  • C-sUAS symposium highlights threats, base defense

    Key topics at “Defending and Defeating” included an overview of the newly formed Joint C-sUAS Office, a detailed look at the future of base defense, and discussions of the technological advancements and challenges associated with C-sUAS.