Tag Archives: Air Force

Improving Aircraft Performance and Reducing Life-Cycle Costs

From Armor & Mobility, August 2018 Issue

With its C-5M engine’s record-setting history and other industry achievements, GE Aviation has delivered effective capabilities for Warfighters through its sustaining, upgrading, and re-engining efforts. 

Interview with Karl Sheldon

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Tirelessly Pursuing Full Spectrum Readiness

From Armor & Mobility, August 2018 Issue

Whether it is providing humanitarian assistance, meeting threats, or performing air-to-air refueling, readiness is at the forefront of the mission of Air Mobility Command. Brig. Gen. John D. Lamontagne and Brig. Gen. Steven J. Bleymaier provide an update on the current efforts, including modernization, innovation, and talent retention.

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EVOLUTION IN FUELING TO MEET FORCE NEED

From Armor & Mobility/August 2017 Issue

Armor & Mobility spoke recently with Lt. Col. Vince Zabala, Fuel Efficiency Program Manager, U.S. Air Mobility Command (AMC), regarding current Air Force challenges and initiatives relating to overall and platform-specific operational fuel usage and ways the Service is maximizing availability while minimizing cost.

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Lt. Col. Vince Zabala

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Escaping Today’s Supply Chain Challenges

From Armor & Mobility/August 2017 Issue

The Air Force Sustainment Center’s Enterprise Supply Chain Analysis, Planning, and Execution (ESCAPE) program will help the Air Force integrate supply chain planning processes with modern information technology.

By Sandy Windsor, ESCAPE Functional Manager

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Modernizing Energy Infrastructure

From Armor & Mobility May/June 2017 Issue

U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Energy recently awarded the Air Force’s largest energy savings performance contract for the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Contract work will modernize 60 buildings and help reduce energy usage at the complex by 35 percent, simultaneously supporting the Air Force’s new Energy Flight Plan, a long-term vision to enhance mission assurance through energy assurance.

By Elizabeth Stoeckmann, DLA Energy Public Affairs

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