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Air Force to Reduce Non-Mission Related Training Courses

The U.S. Air Force plans to eliminate training courses it believes are not related to uniformed personnel primary missions in efforts to optimize capacities to accomplish core duties. The service branch said Monday a task force reviewed 42 training courses that are not part of an airman’s primary job and the Air Force looks …

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Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch: Air Force Seeks 10-Month Timeframe for Sole-Source Contract Awards

Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, the U.S. Air Force‘s military deputy for acquisition, has set a goal for the service branch to award sole-source contracts within a timeframe of 10 months, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Scott Maucione writes Bunch said the Air Force currently monitors sole-source contracts worth $50 million to $500 million …

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Air Force Research Lab Develops Robotic Machine to Automate Material Research

The Air Force Research Laboratory has developed a robotic machine to autonomously design, conduct and evaluate experimental data to aid materials research processes. The U.S. Air Force said Saturday the Autonomous Research System brings together robotics, artificial intelligence and data science in efforts to complete up to 100 experiments per day. Benji Maruyama, a …

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GAO: Air Force GPS Program Quarterly Report Lacks Acquisition, Schedule Info

The Government Accountability Office has said the U.S. Air Force‘s first quarterly report on GPS modernization programs lacks information on program schedules, dates and acquisition measures. GAO said Monday the service branch can address transparency in future reports through an integrated master schedule that shows synchronization of the GPS III satellite, next generation …

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Air Force Transfers E-4B to Branch’s Global Strike Command

The U.S. Air Force has transferred E-4B aircraft from Air Combat Command to Air Force Global Strike Command during a ceremony at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. The service branch said Friday this aircraft transfer builds on a larger effort to centralize the management of the Air Force’s nuclear enterprise and supporting systems. …

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Air Force Establishes New Strategic Development Planning & Execution Office

The U.S. Air Force has unveiled a new office with responsibility over strategic development functions in support of the military branch’s development planning and experimentations initiatives. The Air Force Strategic Development Planning and Execution Office will work to aid senior-level decision makers in efforts to build on agility and structure strategies through development planning and testing efforts, the …

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