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  • Hanscom proves PlugTest acquisition model

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., -- Hanscom Collaboration and Innovation Center personnel here completed the first successful Air Force PlugTest of software for Electronic Flight Bags June 9, resulting in a $1.3 million contract award.   PlugTests pit potential contractors against each other by

  • HEAT Lab warms up Innovation Center

    The Hanscom Engineering and Analysis Training, or HEAT lab, will give Airmen and authorized contractors use of advanced networked computers loaded with high-end software and access to the Department of Defense Supercomputing Resource Center.

  • Aircrew test secured Electronic Flight Bags at Hanscom

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Private industry is competing to provide aircrew with upgraded Electronic Flight Bag applications in a PlugTest event at the Hanscom Collaboration and Innovation Center. EFBs are used by aircrew to plan, execute and debrief flights. Applications on the tablets enable

  • Hanscom shares innovative technology with NASIC

    Curtis Rowland, chief scientist for the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, met with engineers and scientists at the Hanscom Collaboration and Innovation Center, MIT Lincoln Laboratory and the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, Cambridge.

  • Fast Acquisitions: Not an Oxymoron at Hanscom

    Several acquisition techniques, like Other Transaction Authorities and plug-test prototype demonstrations, where Airmen get hands-on exposure to test equipment they need before purchasing, are available to industry through the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Hanscom. These techniques could

  • Looking to a cloud to share data faster

    The Kill Chain Integration Branch here has begun an experimentation campaign to look at ways to provide warfighters data in the fastest and most efficient ways possible.

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