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Oct. 17, 2019

Energy savings performance contracts help reduce consumption

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Making investments in energy and water improvements can be challenging in a resource constrained environment. 

June 26, 2019

AFRL and partners reclaim obsolete aircraft parts using advanced manufacturing technology

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — The average age of Air Force aircraft is over 28 years according to Assessment of Military Power, 2018. This creates a constant requirement for components needing repair or replacement. Parts can be difficult to acquire when original suppliers are no longer in existence and new suppliers have no desire to produce low volume quantities.

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.