Tag Archives: Hill Air Force Base

USAF’s Brig. Gens. Steven Behmer, Jason Lindsey to Lead F-35 Integration, Presidential Airlift

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Brig. Gens. Steven Behmer and Jason Lindsey will receive the assignment to become the U.S. Air Force's director of F-35 integration and program executive officer for presidential and executive airlift, respectively. Behmer, who currently leads Air Combat Command's 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, will transfer to USAF's headquarters in Washington, D.C., for his new role. 

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Joseph Evans: DoD Expects Five ‘Tranche 1’ Bases for 5G Experimentation to Be Operational by Fall

Joseph Evans

Joseph Evans, principal director for 5G within the office of the undersecretary for research and engineering at the Department of Defense (DoD), said DoD has made advances in setting up the five “Tranche 1” sites for 5G testing and experimentation efforts and expects those testbeds to be operational by the fall of 2021. 

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52 F-35s Gather in Air Force’s Elephant Walk Demonstration

The U.S. Air Force held a long-planned "elephant walk" exercise with 52 F-35A aircraft from Hill Air Force Base to demonstrate power, Popular Mechanics reported Tuesday. The exercise used all combat-ready F-35A fighter bombers within the service branch's fleet, and may have incurred a total of $4.5M in operational expenses, the report noted.

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Air Force Squadron Procures Ground Transportation Simulator

The U.S. Air Force's 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Hill AF Base has bought a simulation platform designed to help military and civilian airmen practice operating multiple vehicles. USAF said Monday the $140K simulator features three 55-inch screens and over 150 driving scenarios for nearly 30 vehicles.

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DoD Calls for Additional 5G Tech Dev’t Ideas

The Department of Defense is seeking additional input from the private sector to build 5G technology platforms for upcoming experimentation efforts at Naval Base San Diego in California and Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington.

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DoD Seeks Industry Feedback on 5G Tech Dev’t Projects

The Department of Defense is asking industry for ideas to develop 5G technology platforms for demonstration  at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany in Georgia and Hill Air Force Base in Utah. DoD said Monday it will collect input through Dec. 16 to help the department finalize prototype solicitations related to the experimentation and testing of the next-generation wireless technology.

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Hill AFB DOE-Recognized DOE for Energy Efficiency Efforts

The Department of Energy has recognized Hill Air Force Base for the installation's ongoing energy savings effort that began in 2018. The base received DOE's 2019 Federal Energy and Water Management Award that honors efforts of significance in energy efficiency, water conservation and renewable energy use, the U.S. Air Force said Sunday.

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