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April 4, 2018

Air Force looking to additive manufacturing to expand hypersonic flight capabilities

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — The Air Force is testing materials produced through ceramic additive manufacturing to advance their potential future use in hypersonic flight vehicles.

April 3, 2018

AFLCMC NDI goes digital on aircraft inspections: saves money, improves operations for Air Force

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center expects to save the Air Force money while protecting the environment and streamlining operations as they roll out their new nondestructive inspection process to inspect aircraft across the service.

Feb. 16, 2018

Collaboration delivers capability to the warfighter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Members of Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's acquisition team continued their effort to improve Air Force operations while reducing critical capability delivery timelines.

Feb. 6, 2018

AFRL helps enable laser paint removal technology

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — AFRL Materials Integrity engineers recently played a key role in enabling the safer and more efficient removal of paint from F-16 aircraft through the newly-adopted Robotic Laser Coating Removal System.

Oct. 10, 2017

AFRL Fuels & Energy enables future of flight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Besides the octane rating and price, most drivers probably don’t think too much about the fuel they put in their cars. But, what about a supersonic F-35 Lightning, a fully loaded-down C-17 Globemaster III flying out of Afghanistan or the first, yet-to-be-invented, hypersonic marvel to routinely soar at five times the speed of sound?

July 18, 2017

AFRL developing rapidly-deployable, independent energy sources for remote military sites

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Providing power to remote military installations is a challenge under the best of circumstances, but if power is suddenly cut off, the situation can become critical.

May 26, 2017

AFLCMC leads efforts to get additive manufacturing products to the field

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Product Support Engineering Division, is using the new manufacturing technique of additive manufacturing to get important parts and equipment to the field.

May 17, 2017

Defense Logistics Agency Document Services now offers digital conversion

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Have you ever lost or misfiled an important document? Defense Logistics Agency Document Services can offer their customers a comprehensive document scanning service to eliminate that problem.

April 5, 2017

Air Force expeditionary energy demo forges ahead

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Today’s expeditionary military forces require steady, reliable energy sources to power the mission worldwide. Diverse field environments and a move towards cost effective, resilient and agile energy supplies are driving a new look at the way the Department of Defense powers a mission.

April 4, 2017

Civil Engineering gearing up for spring road repairs

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Winter weather can take a heavy toll on roadways. This can pose a big challenge to the 88th Civil Engineer Group teams responsible for maintaining the 120 miles of base roads on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.