Armor & Mobility

AUG 2017

Military magazines in the United States and Canada, covering Armor and Mobility, focuses on tactical vehicles, C4ISR, Special Operations Forces, latest soldier equipment, shelters, and key DoD programs

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The Air Force Sustainment Center's 448th Supply Chain Management Wing (SCMW) is spearheading an initiative to modernize supply chain planning capabilities that will directly impact supportability to warfighter support around the globe. The AFSC is comprised of nearly 43,000 Total Force Airmen who deliver combat effects for the immediate and long-term requirements of component and combatant commanders in every area of responsibility. Serving as the Logistics Numbered Air Force, AFSC is the supporting command for the readiness of Logistics and Sustainment activities around the world. The Center encompasses three Air Logistics Complexes, ESCAPING TODAY'S SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES The Air Force Sustainment Center's Enterprise Supply Chain Analysis, Planning, and Execution (ESCAPE) program will help the Air Force integrate supply chain planning processes with modern information technology. By Sandy Windsor, ESCAPE Functional Manager Tanya Thompson, 561st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft worker installs hydraulic lines in the airframe mounted accessory drive area of an F-15E during programmed depot maintenance (PDM) at Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex. The aircraft was flown to the base by Col. Christopher Sage, commander of the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, NC. The aircraft was in its fifteenth day in the repair gate, typically a 21-day stop along the F-15 PDM path, which includes in-processing, inspection, repair, buildup and operations check, and functional test flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton/Released) STREAMLINING LOGISTICS CUTTING-EDGE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 4 | Armor & Mobility | August 2017

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