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  • NPC completes first operational patient movement

    Less than 100 days from an idea on a napkin to its first real-world, aeromedical evacuation, the Negatively Pressurized Conex completed its first operational mission July 1, moving 12 patients from the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to receive higher level of care at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center.
  • AFMC launches Spark Tank competition

    Air Force Materiel Command Airmen are invited to submit innovative, game-changing ideas to compete in the AFMC Spark Tank competition.The submitters of the top five, most innovative, game-changing ideas will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges during the AFMC Senior Leader Conference this September. This panel will then select the top two ideas
  • Center to host virtual PSM Forum

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) -- The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center will host the 2nd Annual AFLCMC PSM Forum from 14 to 16 July. Due to COVID-19, this year’s event will be held virtually via CVR MS Teams.  This event is open to Government Employees only.  Registration is available here:  Register: https://go.usa.gov/xwvPp    "The PSM
  • NPC, NPC-L ready to save lives

    On June 24 the first Negatively Pressurized Conex ready for operational use touched down at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, with 16 experts from Joint Base Charleston and three members of the program office team to stand on alert status and train additional Airmen on the NPC.
  • Presidential fleet to receive communication upgrade

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A team from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Presidential & Executive Airlift Directorate has begun fleet-wide satellite communication (SATCOM) upgrades on aircraft supporting the President and other Executive Department leaders.The U.S. Air Force and L3 Harris implemented the Secretary of the Air
  • Tanker Directorate team installs ADS-B Out on KC-135 fleet

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. (AFLCMC) – The U.S. Air Force’s KC-135 Stratotanker fleet has received the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast Out (ADS-B Out) upgrade, thanks to the efforts of a team led by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Tanker Directorate. The ADS-B Out program was established to upgrade the KC-135 fleet with the
  • AFLCMC acquires new Air Force handgun

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFLCMC) – Combat Arms units across the Air Force are getting new and improved 9mm caliber handguns to replace the M9 pistols that have been in service since 1985.The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Small Arms Program Office acquired approximately 125,000 M18s from Sig Sauer for $22.1 million, and is
  • Air Force awards contract for improved Female Body Armor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) – The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Female Fitment Program Office has awarded a contract to begin production and development for body armor designed to better protect female Airmen during combat and contingency operations.Finding uniform items and gear optimized for female Airmen is an Air Force Chief of
  • AFSAC awards $524 million construction contract

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Construction Division recently awarded a $524 million contract to a joint venture between Bahadir Construction Engineering Contracting and Trading Company & Impresa Costruzioni Giuseppe Maltauro to begin constructing
  • Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office to launch sustainment innovation hub

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO) is changing how the Air Force delivers new and emerging technology to the Sustainment Enterprise. The RSO’s latest initiative is the creation of the Identify-Apply-Scale (IAS), a first-of-its-kind capability devoted solely to the sustainment of Air Force systems.A