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Dec. 12, 2018

How the Air Force got smarter about its aviation fuel use in 2018

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Installations, Environment and Energy website — Did you know the Air Force is the largest consumer of fuel in the Department of Defense? This may not surprise you, if say, you’ve ever watched a sortie of F-35s complete an aerial refueling, or witnessed a C-5 lift (seemingly) effortlessly into the sky.

March 24, 2017

Graduate school unveils new 3D metal printer

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — The Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has been utilizing additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, to build prototypes with polymers for more than 30 years. On March 16, its Graduate School of Engineering and Management unveiled a new state-of-the-art metal additive manufacturing system that enables AFIT to digitally fabricate aerospace metal parts.