The United States Air Force (USAF) has released a draft version of its Chief Information Officer (CIO) Public Strategy that outlines the service branch’s IT priorities through fiscal years 2023 to 2028.
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is looking to spend close to $100 million for new machine learning and high-performance computing capabilities to help improve the military’s awareness of potential threats in the space domain, according to a broad agency announcement (BAA) updated on Aug. 11.
The United States Air Force (USAF) has awarded 27 companies – both small and large firms – spots on an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) multiple-award contract worth up to $950 million in support of the Air Force’s role in the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) battlefield strategy.
The U.S. Air Force (USAF) and the Department of Defense (DoD) are planning to create a university affiliated research center (UARC) – which will be DoD’s 15th UARC effort but its first associated with an historically Black college or university (HBCU), and also the first UARC for the U.S. Air Force.
The Department of Defense (DoD) announced the Biden Administration’s nomination of Maj. Gen. Kevin B. Kennedy to lead the 16th Air Force, which is based in Texas and is responsible for information warfare operations including cyber operations.
As Federal agencies are looking to modernize and undergo enterprise-wide digital transformations, leaders at the Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are pointing to changing organizational culture and “having the right conversation” first.
Open source software could be the key to modernizing and updating the Department of Defense’s (DoD) weapons and communications systems with software patches and updates, according to U.S. Air Force CIO Lauren Knausenberger.
The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has been deploying a modernized financial system since 2005, but the service branch has yet to create a migration plan to guide transition from the legacy system to the more modern one, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a new report.
Data and data information has become crucial for operational and warfighting needs in the 21st century. Therefore, in his new position as the Chief Data Officer (CDO) for the U.S. Air Force, Brigadier General John M. Olson, plans to leverage edge computing and advanced technologies to understand and drive data for mission needs.
The United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) said in a recent posting on SAM.gov that it wants industry to submit research white papers that drive toward the goal of using artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to help the service branch cut down on tasking order planning cycles.
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded the University of Dayton (UD) an $88 million contract for research and development to advance, evaluate and mature Air Force autonomous capabilities.
The United States Air Force (USAF) has signed an agreement with six technology contractors to commercialize parts of the service branch’s Platform One software development environment in order to modernize software delivery for the public and private sectors.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced that Verizon Public Sector will be delivering 5G Ultra-Wideband mobility service to seven Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) installations based in California, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
The Department of Defense (DoD) High-Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) awarded two contracts, totaling $68 million, to Penguin Computing to provide high-performance supercomputers and associated capabilities for the Navy and Air Force.
The U.S. Air Force (USAF) and the Air Force Readiness Management Agency will explore commercially provided data integration services, proximity tracing capabilities, and biometric wearable devices to alert personnel of possible disease outbreaks early.
The U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command (ACC) is asking all ACC installations to use Kessel Run’s Command and Control Incident Management Emergency Response Application (C2IMERA) monitoring software, “a wing command and control (C2) capability used to provide an integrated composite picture of installation resources,” the command announced.
Nicolas Chaillan, the first-ever chief software officer (CSO) of the United States Air Force (USAF) and co-lead of the Department of Defense (DoD) Enterprise DevSecOps Initiative, announced his resignation today in a post on LinkedIn.
The United States Air Force (USAF) on August 17 named Jay Bonci – a private sector cybersecurity veteran – as the service branch’s next chief technology officer (CTO), according to a post by Bonci.
The United States Air Force (USAF) – like the rest of the Federal government – has focused a great deal of energy on IT modernization. Those efforts resulted in the sunsetting of 221 legacy IT systems over the past four years, a USAF official shared along with other insights during the inaugural Coffee Chat event organized by MeriTalk and Amazon Web Services.
The U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) has awarded CACI International a nine-year single-award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract worth up to $496 million to expand the Air Force’s Ogden Air Logistics Complex’s mission.
The U.S. Air Force released a solicitation for proposals for its $4.79 billion NOVASTAR contract vehicle for services in research, development, and sustainment of hardware and software capabilities to support intelligence production requirements of the service branch, Department of Defense (DoD), and the intelligence community.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is looking for a contractor to provide long-haul communications and system network administration for its Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Squadron Operation Center (SOC) Enterprise, according to a request for proposal (RFP) posted to SAM.gov June 17.
The U.S. Air Force (USAF) wants to build on its current transformational period, catalyzed by the COVID-19 pandemic, to accelerate change and position the military to win, and the service branch’s CIO spoke on June 8 about tech strategies that the Air Force and the Defense Department are putting in place to get to that goal.
The U.S. Air Force (USAF) is ready to take the next step with its Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS), after saying the program successfully met “ambitious” key benchmarks.
In an age where Federal agencies are trying to accelerate their digital transformation efforts, Department of Defense (DoD) leaders and IT experts say agencies must invest in their employees in order to speed up modernization.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is looking for white papers to develop “innovative, next-generation technologies to achieve cyber superiority to integrate and transition into warfighting capabilities,” with an eventual goal of a contract worth $975 million.