Tag Archives: AMC

KC-46A Tanker Now Usable for F-15, F-16 Aircraft in USTRANSCOM; Brig. Gen. Ryan Samuelson Quoted

KC-46A Tanker

The KC-46A Pegasus tanker can now refuel all F-15 and F-16 aircraft variants for U.S. Transportation Command's operations, through a recently approved interim capability release. Gen. Mike Minihan, who leads Air Mobility Command, authorized the aerial refueler's third interim capability release on Wednesday, AMC said Friday.

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Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost: Air Mobility Command Eyes Conditions-Based Approach for KC-46 Operational Use

Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost

Gen, Jacqueline Van Ovost, commander of Air Mobility Command (AMC), said AMC plans to adopt a conditions-based approach to increase operational use of the KC-46 Pegasus tanker manufactured by Boeing as the aircraft program reaches for full operational capability. Van Ovost said the command intends to certify mission sets on an incremental basis to increase tanker capacity to support Joint Force operational taskings.

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Air Force Looks to Release Strategy on Mobility Research Efforts

AFRL

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Air Mobility Command are developing a strategy for mobility research to support the service branch’s vision for an operational environment through the 2030s. The strategy will primarily focus on AMC mission areas such as aerial refueling, airlift, global air mobility and aeromedical evacuation.

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USAF Tests New Tactical Data Link for Air Operations; Lt. Col. Bradley Rueter Quoted

Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has conducted a test of a new tactical data link designed to boost situational awareness across airmen, C4ISRnet reported Thursday. USAF's Air Mobility Command delivered high bandwidth and accelerated data processing with the data link in a test that took place Sunday.

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Army Renames, Renews Logistics Support Arm

The Army Materiel Command’s Logistics Support Activity has been renamed to the Logistics Data Analysis Center with a renewed focus. The revamped LDAC will boost Army readiness via materiel applications based on sustainment data analysis, AMC said Thursday.

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Army Building Up Readiness via Installation Management Command Realignment

The U.S. Army will realign Installation Management Command as a subordinate command within Army Materiel Command by March 1, the Army News Service reported Monday. "The Army is implementing aggressive reforms to free-up resources for readiness, modernization efforts and to improve overall efficiency," said Brig. Gen. Omar Jones, the service’s chief of public affairs.

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Army Unveils Structure of New Futures Command

The U.S. Army‘s new Futures Command will take over some organizations of existing Army commands as part of its mission to unify the military branch’s modernization programs, Breaking Defense reported Monday. The Futures Command will assume leadership of the Army Materiel Command’s Research and Development Command; unspecified components of the Army Test and …

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Air Force Aims to Help Airmen Develop Mobility Skills Through New Course

The U.S. Air Force‘s Expeditionary Center has launched three new courses to educate students about their roles in the Air Mobility Command’s mission and offer information on organizations that collaborate to support rapid global mobility efforts. The military branch said Saturday the RGM courses are designed for AMC airmen at newly assigned, upgraded and …

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