Digital Air Force

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Caleb uses a computer program to identify network issues during his unit’s training period at Berry Field Air National Guard Base, Nashville, Tennessee, on May 5, 2019. Caleb’s unit was training in advanced network systems and resolving network issues. (U.S. Air National Guard / Tech. Sgt. Mark Thompson)

Air Force launches new digital transformation office

The small office of 12 has big ambitions to work on what digital systems the service buys and how it buys them.
Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett, observes a 48th Component Maintenance Squadron Airman work on an F-15 engine at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Feb. 13, 2020. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Maxwell)

Air Force wants to lead on JADC2 system to connect military domains

The Air Force wants $302 million to fund Joint All Domain Command and Control. A part of this is moving enterprise IT out of the Air Force's…
Senior Airman Christopher Smith, 56th Operations Support Squadron Weather Flight journeyman, reviews a forecast at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 14, 2019. Weather supports flying units by providing Mission Execution Forecasts, detailed descriptions of the weather conditions for a specific mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Leala Marquez)

Air Force gets supercomputing-as-a-service to power weather forecasting

A new Cray supercomputing system will be delivered to Oak Ridge National Lab and offered as-a-service to the Air Force weather forecasters.
Matt Donovan, DOD, Pentagon
Matt Donovan, then-U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee major policy director, and his team visit the 52nd Maintenance Squadron to listen to their concerns about the challenges in their unit and the maintainer career field at large, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, March 17, 2017. (Air Force / Senior Airman Joshua R. M. Dewberry)

Air Force launches digital-focused business plan

The plan keys in on the need to enhance the service's data, IT and cybersecurity operations.