Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Air Force Sets Next F-35A Air National Guard Bases

The U.S. Air Force has announced two preferred Air National Guard bases to receive the F-35A conventional takeoff-and-landing aircraft. The military branch said Thursday it expects the Truax Field base in Wisconsin and the Dannelly Field base in Alabama to begin accommodating F-35A jets in 2023. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, said the service …

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Transcom Evaluates Transportation Mgmt Tool’s Logistics Performance Via Proof-of-Principle Study

The U.S. Transportation Command has conducted a four-month proof-of-principle study of a transportation management system in combination with government platforms, the Air Force reported Wednesday. The PoP demonstration kicked off Aug. 7 and Transcom found that TMS works to provide visibility and management of shipments and transportation requirements through a …

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Air Force Receives Newest Lockheed-Built C-130J Aircraft

The U.S. Air Force has received its newest Lockheed Martin-built C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, which will support the military branch’s aircraft upgrade efforts. The Air Force said Tuesday a team from the 37th Airlift Squadron brought the C-130J aircraft to Ramstein Air Base in Germany from Lockheed’s production facility in Marietta, Georgia. The new …

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Report: Air Force Squadron Adopts New Leadership Model to Streamline Procurement

The U.S. Air Force‘s 99th Reconnaissance Squadron has implemented an “atomic” leadership model to speed up the acquisition of new technologies meant to optimize operations aboard the U-2 reconnaissance aircraft, Defense News reported Friday. Lt. Col. Matt Nussbaum, commander of the 99th Reconnaissance Squadron, told Defense News in an interview that …

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DoD CISO Essye Miller Named Department’s Acting CIO

Essye Miller, deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity and chief information security officer at the Defense Department, has assumed the position of DoD CIO on an acting basis and will continue to serve in her current role, FCW reported Friday. She succeeds John Zangardi, who has been appointed by President Donald Trump …

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Ellen Lord: NDAAs Help Pentagon Accelerate Procurement, Modernization Efforts

Defense Department acquisition chief Ellen Lord has said defense policy bills enacted over the past two fiscal years have helped DoD to cut through the “red tape” that affected its acquisition and modernization efforts. The U.S. Air Force reported Thursday she told Senate Armed Services Committee members that NDAAs have “provided the direction and …

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