Armor & Mobility

The August 2017 issue of Armor & Mobility (A&M) explores current and ongoing improvements to processes and capabilities the U.S. Air Force is implementing force-wide.  These upgrades are enabling DoD to explore the logistics associated with keeping assets maintained and sustained and provide critical assets at any time and place they are needed.

 

Features include:

  • Exclusive interview with Lt. Gen. Robert McMurry, Commander, U.S. AFLCMC, discussing influences over aerial combat missions in Afghanistan and Syria
  • Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) 448th Supply Chain Management Wing (SCMW), spearheads initiative for Enterprise Supply Chain Analysis, Planning, and Execution (ESCAPE) program for data sharing modernization
  • State of implementation of a comprehensive sustainment system called the Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) as the IT backbone for the Air Force’s F-35 program, enabling streamlined maintenance
  • U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) Commanding General Darren McDew on priorities for maintaining and enhancing power projection in countering state and non-state adversaries
  • Lt. Col. Vince Zabala, Fuel Efficiency Program Manager, U.S. Air Mobility Command (AMC), on ways the Air Force is leading advances in fuel life extension
  • COL Jason Carrico, Commander, Red River Army Depot, on the value of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) in keeping depots and private industry out of direct competition and in cooperative agreements
  • Insight all the way from the nation’s top military official in the Middle East, Commanding General Joseph Votel, U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM), as he details CENTCOM efforts to foster a healthy partnership with regional allies critical to the multi-national security
  • U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground Air Combat Systems Test Directorate study looks at mass exit insertions of DoD’s Global Response Force (GRF), and ways to decrease the effects of unpredictable air turbulence on asset drop accuracy

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