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  • 82nd TRW POL puts fuel bladder prototype to the test

    The 82nd Training Wing’s Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants schoolhouse conducted first article testing of a fuel bladder prototype developed through a collaboration between Air Force subject matter experts, the Defense Innovation Unit, and a commercial partner January 24, 2024, here. The prototype is

  • 49th LRS fuels lab Airmen conduct routine testing

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jose Salazar, 49th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels laboratory technician, gathers samples of jet fuel from the aviation inventory at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, Dec. 12, 2022. The 49th LRS fuels laboratory stores approximately 1.3 million gallons of fuel and

  • A new way of fueling begins at Laughlin

    Laughlin’s own Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants (fuels) maintenance teams volunteered to conduct a 90-day beta test from October 2020 to January 2021 to evaluate new fueling capabilities to help the Air Force improve its fueling processes.In the test, they use smaller, more compact commercial refuelers

  • Bringing defense planning into the 21st century through modern software

    For much of the defense community, the ease and functionality of modern technology is not translated to military planning systems. While cumbersome acquisitions processes, funding issues, and security concerns are often valid causes, many Department of Defense processes (and any software associated

  • The Air Force is becoming more Agile – one project at a time

    The term ‘Agile’ has been on the lips of Department of Defense senior leaders with increasing frequency recently – often citing its importance for developing functional, innovative software that better equips the warfighter to respond to uncertain and ever-changing environments.While the private