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AF upgrades to Windows 10 AF upgrades to Windows 10
In accordance with the Department of Defense mandate, the Air Force must complete the Microsoft Windows 10 migration by March 31, 2018. Any operating system not upgraded by the deadline will be denied access to the network.
0 2/13
2018
U.S. Air Force Capt. Kyle Gauthier, 61st Airlift Squadron C-130J pilot and flight commander, conducts a preflight checklist for a training sortie flight Feb. 3, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. During the flight, aircrews tested the operability of recent hardware and software upgrades. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Harry Brexel) Little Rock Airmen test first C-130J with Block 8.1 upgrades
Airmen conducted a training flight using the first C-130J Super Hercules with a Block 8.1 upgrade at Little Rock Air Force Base Feb. 3, 2017. The Block 8.1 upgrade enhances GPS capabilities, communications systems, updated friend-or-foe identification and allows the C-130J to comply with worldwide air traffic management regulations.
0 2/07
2017
Default Air Force Logo Windows 10 to deploy across AF
The Air Force is slated to upgrade to Windows 10 during the next couple years to improve the Air Force’s cybersecurity posture, lower the cost of information technology and streamline the IT operating environment.
0 8/22
2016
U.S. Airmen from the 42nd Electronic Combat Squadron perform pre-flight checks in an EC-130H Compass Call before executing its first training mission with an upgraded cockpit acquired via an avionic viability program at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 11, 2016. The 42nd ECS’s Compass Calls were the first to be upgraded in an Air Force-wide plan to update its entire fleet of EC-130s via the AVP. (Courtesy photo/Released) Compass Call receives navigation upgrade
Since it became operational, the EC-130H Compass Call has demonstrated its electronic combat power in tactical air operations around the world, and this year the aircraft has achieved another first. The aircraft has received an avionic viability program upgrade to make it more effective in combat and while maintaining compliance with federal and international aviation regulations.
0 8/03
2016
An E-3 Sentry (AWACS), with an upgraded Flight Management System Suite, takes off for a test flight in Kent, Wash., April 20, 2016. The upgrades, being managed by a program office at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., eliminate diminishing manufacturing source issues, ensure compliance with current and future air traffic control requirements, and automate the navigation function, allowing for a reduction in cockpit crew from four to three. (Photo courtesy of Boeing) Flying with DRAGON improves capabilities
A recent successful test flight of an upgraded Flight Management System Suite for the E-3 Sentry (AWACS) provides the warfighter with enhanced battle management capabilities.
0 5/17
2016
Team members from the 419th Flight Test Squadron, the Global Power Bomber Combined Test Force and Boeing installed a Conventional Rotary Launcher (CRL) December 2014, on a B-52H Stratofortress from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The upgrade modifies the internal weapons bay of the B-52H by integrating a CRL that has the capability of carrying Military Standard 1760 “smart weapons.” (U.S. Air Force photo/Bobbi Zapka) Bomber force prepares for new B-52 bomb bay upgrade testing
Since the Air Force's decision in 2013 to increase the B-52H Stratofortress fleet's effectiveness and versatility by increasing the aircraft's smart weapons capacity by over 50 percent, teams from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Boeing, and now Edwards AFB, have partnered up to begin developmental testing on the bombers newest upgrade.
0 1/15
2015
Default Air Force Logo Nuclear satellite terminal upgrade to begin operational testing
The nuclear satellite communication terminals that connect U.S. leaders to Minuteman combat crews in the event of a nuclear attack are currently undergoing an upgrade and scheduled to begin operational testing this month.
0 1/14
2015
Second Lt. Michael Emard creates slides from video snapshots Oct. 15, 2014, during a demonstration of the new Enhanced Reporting, Narrative Event Streaming Tool developed by the Air Force Research Lab, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The program streamlines some routine tasks performed by intelligence analysts in an effort to increase their overall effectiveness and allow for faster distribution of intellgence to those that need it. Emard is a 711th Human Performance Wing behavioral scientist. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wesley Farnsworth) New application aims to improve analyst's performance
Members from an Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) team collaborated to create a new tool suite, which could be used by the Air Force intelligence community around the globe.
0 10/25
2014
Default Air Force Logo Upgrade gives B-52 more teeth
The B-52 Stratofortress is set to receive an upgrade that will significantly increase its weapons payload, officials said.
4 9/23
2013
Maj. Chris Weir, left, and Capt. Greg Lepper, 96th Bomb Squadron B-52H Stratofortress navigators, navigate a B-52 during a Green Flag-East training mission over Fort Polk, La., Aug. 21, 2013. GF-E is a realistic air-land integration combat training exercise meant to replicate deployed warfare conditions. Software update keeps B-52 at forefront of bomber fleet
The B-52 Stratofortress will soon receive a software upgrade that will keep the aircraft at the forefront of the U.S. strategic bomber fleet. As new equipment and advanced weapons are added to the B-52 fleet, the B-52 Software Block (BSB) upgrades allow the aircraft to utilize the full potential of those new and improved systems.
0 9/19
2013
A B-2 Spirit bomber flies across an open stretch of sky. The B-2 Spirit is a multi-role bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Gary Ell) B-2 undergoes comm upgrade
After a 20-year wait, the B-2 Spirit will receive a significant new communications upgrade.
0 9/05
2013
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