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Tony Braswell: Air Force Unveils Strategic Plan to Change Acquisition Culture

Tony Braswell, director of contracting at Hanscom Air Force Base, said the service branch is launching a strategic plan to transform its acquisition culture, the Air Force reported Friday. “So we’re changing the culture, becoming more proactive than reactive and less risk averse,” Braswell said during a Hanscom Representative Association meeting held on June 18 in Lexington, Mass."

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Hanscom Air Force Base Unveils Prototype Combat Comms Tech

The Hanscom Air Force Base has started developing a prototype combat tool to allow voice, chat, video, command and control functions for partner countries. Conceptualized by Gen. David Goldfein, the Airborne Extensible Relay Over-Horizon Network will connect friendly units and deliver real-time location data and enemy movement to other allied forces, the U.S. Air Force said Thursday. AERONet has three different nodes that covers communications functions for airborne, ground and command teams. 

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John Bedingfield: Hanscom AF Base Oversees Cyber System Updates

Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts is leading the service’s efforts to build on cyber tools and weapon systems as the military aims to combat continuously evolving cyber threats, the Air Force said Wednesday. Hanscom’s Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks Directorate manages the six designated cyber weapon systems. “As the life cycle manager, we are responsible …

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