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Contracts For Oct. 10, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 1:00pm
CONTRACTS NAVY ERAPSCO, Columbia City, Indiana, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $219,757,475 for

Contracts For Oct. 6, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 1:00pm
CONTRACTSNAVYAustal USA, Mobile, Alabama, is being awarded a not-to-exceed the congressional cost

From the base to the fight, every Airman can protect the power

AF News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 9:21am
October is Energy Action Month across the federal government, and for the Air Force, it represents an opportunity to remind Airmen of the role energy plays in fulfilling the Air Force’s mission.

AF Week in Photos

AF News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 7:04am
This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.


AF Bios - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 4:40am
Brig. Gen. Joel D. Jackson is the U.S. Transportation Command Joint Operations Center Chief.

SecAF addresses air and space innovation

AF News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 2:13pm
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about the importance of modernization and innovation in space during a Center for Strategic and International Studies forum in Washington D.C., Oct. 5, 2017.

Contracts For Oct. 5, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 1:00pm
CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, San Diego, California, has been awarded a

AF recognizes 2016 Sijan award winners

AF News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 12:13pm
Four Airmen received the 2016 Lance P. Sijan U.S. Air Force Leadership Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, Oct. 5, 2017.

Milestone changes coming to TRICARE

AF News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 9:56am
TRICARE beneficiaries will soon have increased access to health care through key changes that are set to take place in January 2018. With the benefit set to undergo some of the biggest improvements in more than two decades, beneficiaries will be able to take command of their health care through expanded choices. These improvements include wider access to network providers, updated enrollment to reduce disruptions in care and simplified co-payments.

18th Space Control Squadron: Keeping watch up above

Space and Technology - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 9:18am
The 18th Space Control Squadron located at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, is a geographically separated unit of the 21st Space Wing, Peterson AFB, Colorado. The squadron provides situational awareness on thousands of items filling the skies while life moves along for those on Earth’s surface.

Small antennas could bring big benefits to the Air Force

Space and Technology - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 9:17am
When it comes to military and consumer electronics, smaller is often better, and the Air Force Research Laboratory’s revolutionary new antenna design is promising to make military electronics much better. Researchers at the AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, in partnership with Northeastern University, recently developed an ultra-compact antenna that uses a whole different approach in transmitting and receiving signals. This breakthrough could be a big step in the miniaturization of many military and commercial communication systems.

500th F-35 pilot takes to the sky

AF News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 8:45am
The Air Force trained and graduated the 500th F-35 Lightning II pilot across the joint and international enterprise Sept. 19, 2017, at Eglin Air Force Base.

AF awards contracts for next-generation ICBM airborne launch control system

Space and Technology - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 6:29am
The Air Force awarded two contracts Oct. 3, 2017, for upgrading the system that enables an aircraft to control an intercontinental ballistic missile’s launch from a silo in the ground. The three-year contracts of about $81 million each were awarded to Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Littleton, Colorado, and Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Contracts For Oct. 4, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 1:00pm
CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, Connecticut, has been awarded a $2,740,747,815


AF Bios - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:58am
Brig. Gen. Wendy K. Johnson is the Director, Joint Staff for the Nebraska National Guard.

Contracts For Oct. 3, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 1:00pm
CONTRACTS ARMY American Systems Corp., Chantilly, Virginia (W91247-17-D-0008); GovSource Inc.,*

Contracts For Oct. 2, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 1:00pm
CONTRACTS NAVY Harris Radio Frequency Communications, Rochester, New York (N00039-17-D-0070), is

A chip that scrambles

Space and Technology - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 6:48am
The Air Force’s new Mini Crypto chip will secure communications and data between systems like unmanned aerial vehicles and explosive ordnance disposal robots, while being “losable.”

Household goods, vehicle shipment programs for DoD consolidated under USTRANSCOM

AF News - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 4:55am
The U.S. Transportation Command is now the single manager of the Defense Personal Property Program, or referred to as DP3, which oversees the Defense Department’s household goods and privately-owned vehicle shipment programs.

Contracts For Sept. 29, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 1:00pm
CONTRACTS U.S. TRANSPORTATION COMMAND Twenty-four companies have been awarded 12
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