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  • TEDx returns to Hill Air Force Base

    TEDx returned to Hill Air Force Base after a two-year hiatus. “Stories of Success and Inspiration” was the theme for the base’s newly revived TEDx Talks program. Three speakers presented to military and civilian Airmen Oct. 17 on the shop floor of building 843. Topics covered self-limiting beliefs, breaking the mold, and everyday excellence.
  • Innovation team from Hill AFB up for national award

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Earlier this year, the Rapid Engineering of Composites, Low Observables and Innovative Materials Lab at Hill Air Force Base printed a 3D part for the F-22 Raptor. The part works like clamshell that protects the F-22 throttle during maintenance processes.The innovation caught the attention of field maintainers and
  • Competing of the minds: Air Force Spark Tank 2020 open for submissions

    A respirator with a built-in two-way communication system. A semi-truck trailer that can reduce aircraft deployment from 72 hours to five hours. A chemical agent detection device that runs on renewable energy.  
  • New product gives F-16 pilots better visibility during rainstorms

    A product that repels water from aircraft transparencies will soon be available to the entire U.S. Air Force F-16 community. The product, called HydroSkip, was developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory and addresses the issue of limited visibility caused by heavy rain, which can impair the pilot’s ability to navigate the plane and land safely.
  • USAF technology training center coming to Utah

    Situated in the Wasatch mountain range in northern Utah, outside the gates of Hill Air Force Base, scientists, engineers, technicians, and educators will have a new state-of-the-art facility to help revolutionize future manufacturing technologies. The facility will be the fourth Advanced Technology and Training Center that the Air Force is opening.
  • Commentary: Innovation 'advances the ball'

    What does an organization need to do to ensure its Airmen are able to innovate at the enterprise level? How can the Air Force continue to nurture and grow an innovative mindset across the mission set? In support of the Air Force Materiel Command's 2019 Year of Innovation campaign, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center commander Maj. Gen. Bradley D. Spacy offers his perspectives on innovation and what the AFIMSC is doing to ensure they continue to innovate for AFMC and the Air Force future.
  • Gunfighters use 1950s tech on F-35 for a huge win

    ‘Things aren’t made the way they used to be’ is a sentiment often tossed around when a new car or appliance breaks down. Even with all the new inventions and integrated technology there’s something to be said about the simplicity of an original design. Gunfighters at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, are learning this lesson firsthand. Airmen from the 366th Logistics Readiness Squadron are the first in the Air Force to perform hot-pit refueling on F-35 Lighting II’s with a Type 1 hydrant system from the 1950s and hose cart from the 1970s.
  • Radar survey team uses new innovation for faster surveys

    The Radar Survey section of the 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, recently obtained new technology that revolutionizes how they survey terrain and man-made features. That new technology is a 3-D terrestrial laser scanner called the Riegl VZ-2000i.
  • CPI office augments mission effectiveness, efficiency

    The Air Force Materiel Command Continued Process Improvement program leverages Airmen innovation and new technologies to create a continuous cycle of process improvement and change in the service culture. The goal of the program is to improve mission execution while reducing costs, which ultimately maximizes customer, i.e. taxpayer, value of the force.
  • New software development system saves time, money and benefits warfighter

    Software engineers in the 517th Software Engineering Squadron have developed a new workflow system and software development methodology to significantly reduce the time it takes to deliver software to customers.
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