Tag Archives: AFMC

AFMC Now Designated Servicing Command for Space Force-Attached Airmen; Commander Arnold Bunch Quoted

Arnold Bunch

The U.S. Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) has received the responsibility of being the designated servicing major command (MAJCOM) for airmen with the U.S. Space Force. AFMC will provide USSF-attached airmen with policy guidance, waiver authority, professional development opportunities, functional-specific roles and other support services, the Air Force said Wednesday.

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USAF, Navy Test New Approach for Airborne PNT Tech; Maj. Andy Cottle Quoted

AgilePod Sensor Pod

The U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy jointly demonstrated a new concept with airborne positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) technologies in Centennial, Colorado. The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) worked with the Air Force Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation Office to test a mix of PNT technologies in an Agilepod sensor pod across six sorties. 

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Air Force Materiel Command Establishes Digital Transformation Office

AFMC

Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) has created its own office that would help both the U.S. Space Force and U.S. Air Force pursue digital transformation. AFMC said Tuesday that its new Digital Transformation Office (DTO) will manage digital transformation across the USAF-USSF enterprise and establish a structure for digital governance.

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Air Force Uses Continuous Evaluation to Maintain Secret Access Integrity Among Personnel; Alecia Davis Quoted

Architecture

The U.S. Air Force uses a special assessment process to ensure the integrity of personnel with assignments that involve sensitive information. The Continuous Evaluation program randomly screens individuals who have access to secret or top secret information. The Continuous Evaluation program randomly screens individuals who have access to secret or top secret information. 

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Two USAF Commands Seek to Advance Collaboration Between Program Offices, Operational Wings; Gen. Arnold Bunch Quoted

U.S. Air Force

Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) and Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) have signed a memorandum of agreement to create a program to provide operators and program managers an opportunity to gain insight into each other’s missions and share information to improve readiness and lethality, the service branch reported Sunday.

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Will Roper: Digital Engineering Can Drive New Capabilities for US Air Force

Will Roper

Will Roper, the U.S. Air Force’s acquisition head and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said during the Air Force Digital Campaign’s first virtual industry event that digital engineering can significantly drive the development of new capabilities. Gen. Arnold Bunch noted that the Digital Campaign initiative comes as part of efforts to align with the National Defense Strategy.

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Air Force Materiel Command to Digitally Modernize Life Cycle Process

Digital Life Cycle

Air Force Materiel Command has begun to digitally update the system that facilitates the life cycle of technologies used by the service branch. AFMC wants to establish an enterprise-wide digital ecosystem that provides life cycle data needed for system development, maintenance and testing, the U.S. Air Force said Monday.

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