NEWS

  • Airmen innovation helps optimize cargo loading with simple technology

    In partnership with Air Mobility Command, Air Force Research Laboratory, and Air Force Operational Energy, Airmen are conducting operational testing on prototypes of the Vertical Pallet Stacker for multiple mobility aircraft to enable more optimized and effective cargo-loading and transport per

  • Building the ‘Aerial port of the future’

    The Configured Air Load Building Tool, a system being developed as part of the “Aerial Port of the Future” initiative, was recently tested in the 436th Aerial Port Squadron at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.The CALBT system consists of Light Detection and Ranging cameras to create 3D images of cargo

  • Air Force sets foundation for energy optimization, lethality

    As 2020 approaches and the Air Force prepares to take on the challenges of the next decade, we must also review our successes and lessons learned from the last year. For Air Force Operational Energy, 2019 was a year for laying the foundation to build a more optimized and lethal force in the years to

  • CRW, AMC extend reach into space

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. — The 621st Contingency Response Wing recently sent three Airmen assigned to the 621st Contingency Response Squadron to the Space Coast Regional Airport, Florida, to support the Air Force Research Laboratory EAGLE program.

  • JB Charleston test new equipment, saves Air Force millions

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- An operational evaluation of new synthetic tiedowns and winch cables for the C-17 Globemaster III took place here Nov. 28 and 29. Tiedowns are ropes, cords, straps or chains that secure items during airlift operations. Winch cables help adjust the tension on tiedowns,