AFMC Command News

  • DAF seeking science research partnerships with HBCUs

    DAF is working with the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering to create the first University Affiliated Research Center led by a Historically Black College or University.

  • Air Force selects future aircrew helmet

    The helmet prototype was chosen after Air Combat Command initiated the search for a next-generation helmet to address issues with long-term neck and back injuries, optimize aircraft technology, improve pilot longevity, and provide better fitment to diverse aircrews.

  • Call for 2022 Innovation Rodeo ideas nears June 6 deadline

    With less than a week to go in its annual call-for-topics campaign, the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is still accepting innovative ideas with the potential to change the Air Force. This year’s campaign theme is Accelerate Change through Innovation.

  • Security leaders learn AI fundamentals through MIT course

    The Department of the Air Force-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Artificial Intelligence Accelerator has again partnered with defense and educational institutions to host the AI for National Security Leaders course at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 16-18.

  • FORCECON 2022 AFIMSC industry day set for May 25

    Industry, academia and government agencies have a chance to connect and collaborate about installation and mission support May 25 during FORCECON 2022: Innovation – Technology – Gaming at the Tech Port Center and Arena in San Antonio.

  • Designing the future, step-by-step

    The Continuous Improvement and Innovation team, also known as CI2 held their training symposium at the Wright Brothers Institute in downtown, Dayton, Ohio, April 23-26. Their theme, “Creating the Next Generation of CI2 Leaders: Let’s Design the Future” was key to what they hoped to accomplish.

  • Simulators Division opens new Sims Holodeck

    The Simulators Division opened a new Innovation Lab called the “ Sims Holodeck” on May 3 as a space to explore, innovate, and prototype the next generation of training technology.

  • FORCECON 2022 AFIMSC industry day set for May 25

    Industry, academia and government agencies have a chance to connect and collaborate about installation and mission support May 25 during FORCECON 2022: Innovation – Technology – Gaming at the Tech Port Center and Arena in San Antonio.

  • AI accelerator focuses on education

    The Department of the Air Force-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Artificial Intelligence Accelerator recently held a prototype capstone AI course at the MIT open learning space in Cambridge, Massachusetts.