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May 26, 2020

Hill’s New Manufacturing Flight overcomes part shortages

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — When an essential aircraft part becomes unavailable, it’s not a constraint for the 533 Commodities Maintenance Squadron. They take the motto, “Built right. Ready to fight,” to an entirely different level since they can fabricate their own parts.

Jan. 29, 2020

573rd CMXS keeps aircraft parts in supply at Robins, worldwide to keep mission in air

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Mechanics, machinists, plastic workers and more make up the more than 200-member team responsible for supporting weapon systems and manufacturing of parts on the F-15, C-5, C-17 and C-130 aircraft.

Dec. 6, 2019

DLA leaders highlight research, development efforts at Defense Manufacturing Conference

Leaders from government, industry and academia met in Arizona this week for the four-day Defense Manufacturing Conference, based on the theme “Defense Manufacturing Focused on Warfighter Dominance.”

July 1, 2017

Anvils and Aircraft

DLA Aviation employees learned firsthand how two companies make aircraft parts for DLA through casting and forging.