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April 10, 2020

Aviation signs contract to certify engine part built through additive manufacturing process for airworthiness

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, the Air Force and General Electric signed a contract March 17 to construct and evaluate an engine part for airworthiness produced using additive manufacturing processes. It is a first for DLA and the Air Force.

July 1, 2017

A Conversation with ... Cathy Contreras

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s acquisition executive talks about her new role and items critical to acquisition success

March 14, 2016

DLA Aviation keeps F/A-18 jets soaring

F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets, flown by Navy and Marine Corps pilots, have patrolled U.S. and international airspace for more than 30 years — and will likely keep flying well into the future, with the help of a special DLA Aviation team.

Aug. 5, 2015

DLA, aviation industry focus on customer outcomes, innovation at Captains of Industry event

The aviation industry’s expertise in continuous process improvement can help the Defense Logistics Agency move its focus from just parts to entire weapons systems, DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch said during a Captains of Industry event with companies such as General Electric and Boeing Aug. 4.