Tag Archives: Defense Logistics Agency

USTRANSCOM Eyes Study on Space-Based Global Logistics Ops; Gen. Stephen Lyons Quoted

Gen. Stephen Lyons

U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) plans to start evaluating the feasibility of integrating space-based transport into logistics operations next year ahead of a point-to-point proof of concept exercise with industry and Department of Defense partners. USTRANSCOM is looking to address its doctrinal, statutory, diplomatic and organizational matters in its efforts to deploy commercial space launches for point-to-point logistics operations.

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DLA, GSA Officials Talk Supply Chain Mgmt Priorities

Supply Chain Mgmt

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has employed additive manufacturing and other techniques in its supply chain operations to support missions including the delivery of 10,000 face shields to health workers in New York City. Sly Ahn noted that the agency also used a “reverse logistics approach” to its missions beyond COVID-19 response. 

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USAF Concludes Tinker AFB Modernization Project; Joseph Cecrle Quoted

Tinker AFB Project

The U.S. Air Force wrapped up a $243 million modernization project that sought to augment energy efficiency and resiliency at Tinker AF Base in Oklahoma. "The ISO 50001 Energy Management System certification also satisfies the Air Force Sustainment Center’s Art of the Possible for continuous energy improvements," said Joseph Cecrle, energy manager at OC-ALC.

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Ellen Lord on Defense Industrial Base’s Health, Need for Appropriations

Hon. Ellen Lord

Hon. Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for Acquisition and Sustainment and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, discussed the Department of Defense’s (DoD) efforts to track the status of the defense industrial base during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lord said the DLA and DCMA help track approximately 20,000 contractors that are working with the Pentagon.

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DIA Produces Initial Output From Data Analytics Program; Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley Quoted

Robert Ashley

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DLA) has generated the minimum viable product of a program that aims to develop a rapid data processing system. The Machine-assisted Analytic Rapid-repository System of MARS program has produced initial foreign infrastructure data with coverage on roads, information technology applications and various structures, DIA said Wednesday.

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DLA Uses Automated Data to Inform PPE Supplies Amid COVID-19

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The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is automating data to determine the overall supply and demand of personal protective equipment needed by the Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal entities. DLA said Wednesday that it reports PPE supply data on a daily basis for use with the DoD-made Advana digital analytics platform amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Amyx Completes CMMI for Services Level 3 Appraisal to Improve Customer Satisfaction; Satya Akula Quoted

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Amyx has successfully completed a Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for Services v 1.3 Level 3 appraisal for its Professional Services Projects, which will improve customer satisfaction, the company reported on Friday

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