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  • DAF seeks to modernize energy infrastructure through energy campaigns

    To address these challenges, the Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability, or AFWIC, [now AF Futures] Disruptive Technology Team, in partnership with AFWERX, launched the Reimagining Energy for the DoD Challenge Sept. 2, 2020. The Energy Challenge, an open crowdsourcing initiative, sought

  • Tyndall PMO awards $15 million in AFWERX Base of the Future contracts 

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Tyndall Program Management Office recently awarded approximately $15 million in contracts as part of AFWERX's Base of the Future initiative.  The awards are a culmination of a process started in April 2019 to help rebuild Tyndall after it was devastated by

  • LiDAR part of digital foundation for installations of future

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Airborne imagery and light detecting and ranging (LiDAR) data collected under an Air Force enterprise installations contract began in 2016 continues to build and fortify the digital foundation for installations of the future, including hurricane stricken

  • Safety powered through Innovation

    Airman 1st Class Colton Walls, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron electrical power production technician, developed a tool at the McConnell Innovation Lab that will increase the safety measures for CES Airmen performing rapid airfield damage repair.

  • AFWERX Austin Hub attracts visit from SECAF, CSAF, CMSAF

    The trip marks their first combined visit with Airmen in the field since Brown and Bass were sworn in as the service’s senior uniformed officer and enlisted leaders, demonstrating the importance of innovation efforts to the enterprise.

  • Child care app wins AFIMSC Innovation Rodeo

    An idea to centralize and streamline the subletting of short-term slots at military child development centers won the 2020 Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Innovation Rodeo Feb. 7 in San Antonio.