Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma is the home of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center (OC-ALC), the center of the Air Force Materiel Command's (AFMC) aircraft, engine, missile, software and avionics management and maintenance centers.
For the first time in a decade, the Air Force has opened up a rocket competition to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. The Air Force released a request for proposal on Tuesday to companies that want to compete for a national security mission set to blast off in 2016.
The United Arab Emirates' military plans to complete the rollout of a streamlined joint logistics model and communications system to improve information sharing, procurement and training among its Navy, Army and Air Force in 2014.
Gleason Research Associates blends its proprietary software with the mobile computers of Intermec to help the U.S. Army track and audit everything from desks to tanks. Efficiency soars, and errors plummet.
The U.S. relies on a single Chinese company for buta-netriol (BT), the chemical needed to produce the solid rocket fuel used to propel Hellfire air-to-ground missiles. Hellfire missiles are launched from attack helicopters and unmanned drones. The last U.S. producer of BT, Cytec Industries, discontinued production in 2004.