Air Force

707th Communications Squadron client system technicians update software for computers that will be used on Air Force networks at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

Air Force awards $5.7B contract for enterprise IT as a service

The program is intended to outsource basic IT services and free up airmen for more specialized network defense tasks and mission assurance.
Lauren Knausenberger, Air Force chief information officer, receives a mission brief from the 2nd Communications Squadron during an official visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, June 16, 2021. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)

Air Force CIO releases IT strategy to run through fiscal 2028

A final version of the strategy should be issued in the coming days, said CIO Lauren Knausenberger.
Lauren Knausenberger, U.S. Air Force chief information officer, greets U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Adam Williams, 52nd Communications Squadron commander, in front of Club Eifel on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 21, 2021. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ali Stewart)

Contract award imminent for EITaaS Wave 1, Air Force CIO says

Wave 1 of Enterprise IT as a Service will provide improved and consolidated service desks as well as a catalog for more than 700,000 users worldwide.