Tag Archives: AFLCMC

AFLCMC Eyes to Use GHOST Sensor for Improved Aircraft Flexibility

GHOST Program

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s (AFLCMC) sensor division is eyeing to utilize a sensor that offers flexibility in flying on various aircraft as the unit develops a platform-agile and open architecture technology for airborne signals intelligence. Under the Global High-altitude Open-system Sensor Technology program, the sensor will be placed in a pod attached under the aircraft as part of the initial configuration. 

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USAF Kessel Run Supports RabbitMQ Open-Source Message Broker; Nick Barber Quoted

U.S. Air Force

The U.S. Air Force's Kessel Run software laboratory produced a submission for the RabbitMQ message broker's open-source messaging-topology operator. Kessel Run said Thursday its All Domain Common Platform (ADCP) product line made the submission to RabbitMQ, which allows multiple systems and applications to exchange information.

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AFLCMC Develops IDIQ Contract to Speed Up FMS Competition Process; Lt. Col. John Kosobud Quoted

Foreign Military Sales

A small team from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) has developed an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract designed to speed up and enhance the competition process for Foreign Military Sales (FMS). The $950 million Engineering  Assessment, Procurement, Integration and Contractor Logistics Support (EPIC) aimed at awarding nonstandard aircraft systems to FMS customers, features a pool composed of vendors that underwent competition. 

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AFRL Demonstrates Networked Weapon Operations With Small Diameter Bomb

F-16 with CSDB

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has met all three goals of a flight test that aimed to demonstrate networked, collaborative and autonomous weapons. Two F-16 aircraft deployed Collaborative Small Diameter Bombs (CSDB) on Tuesday at White Sands Missile Range, under the service branch's Golden Horde program, AFRL said Wednesday. 

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Lt. Gen. Shaun Morris on AFLCMC’s Push for 5G, Digital Engineering Efforts

Lt. Gen. Shaun Morris

 Lt. Gen. Shaun Morris, commander of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), said in a recent address that the center has invested significantly in technologies like 5G to help promote efficiency across military bases. “As an Air Force, I think it is important to capitalize off what we’ve done and not lose sight of these investments,” said Morris.

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DCS Wins AFLCMC Task Order to Provide ISR Capabilities; Randy Washington Quoted

DCS Corporation

DCS Corporation has been awarded a  five-year, $48 million task order to support the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance and Special Operations Forces (ISR/SOF) Directorate's Global Hawk Division under the Air Force's EPASS program. "Our history of providing ISR expertise positions us well to support the Global Hawk mission," said DCS president and chief operating officer Randy Washington.

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IndraSoft Wins USAF DevSecOps Contract to Advance Cybersecurity; Raj Lingam Quoted

Raj Lingam

IndraSoft has been awarded a 5-year Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) for DevSecOps Services to support the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Cryptologic and Cyber Systems Division's LevelUP Platform One program. Indrasoft will help the U.S. Air Force integrate Agile and DevSecOps technology innovations to enable the service branch to deliver capabilities that support Air Force and Department of Defense (DoD) missions.

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Air Force, Wichita State University to Develop Digital Twin for B-1 Aircraft Maintenance; Joseph Lay Quoted

B-1B Lancer

Air Force Life Cycle Management Center has partnered with Wichita State University to create a virtual twin or a digital representation of the B-1B Lancer aircraft for maintenance purposes. The U.S. Air Force said Tuesday it would use the digital twin to forecast maintenance issues that may occur in B-1B units.

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USAF Fully Installs B-1B Integrated Battle Station Ahead of Schedule; Rodney Shepard Quoted

B-1B Lancer

The U.S. Air Force has completed the installation of the B-1B Lancer aircraft fleet's new Integrated Battle Station (IBS), earlier than expected. The bomber aircraft underwent modifications for a fully integrated data link, a vertical situational display unit and a central integrated test system of the new battle station.

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Jacobs Completes Test of KeyRadar in AgilePod for AFLCMC; Steve Arnette Quoted

Steve Arnette

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) has certified Jacobs’ KeyRadar in AgilePod for flight testing on commercially operated aircraft under Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) airworthiness criteria. The certification adds to Jacobs’ flight campaign with the AFLCMC for certification of Jacobs' newest version of its proprietary KeyRadar product in an aerial system pod

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