• HNIB expands Air Force network capacity to 200,000 teleworkers

    To boost capacity for users of the Air Force network during the COVID-19 pandemic, personnel from the AFNet Sustainment & Operations branch, or HNIB, here quickly developed solutions to get more users online.
  • Reeling-in hope through movies

    As the sun sets on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, another light starts shining. This light is
  • 2nd CWSS narrows Air Force Weather’s first-in communications gap

    Members from Air Force Weather and Special Operations communities gathered at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, Feb. 20, to test a first-in communications capability with potential for the global Air Force mission. Joint Special Operations Command, 2nd Combat Weather Systems Squadron, 18th Weather Squadron and 16th Weather Squadron verified the ability of Defense Department satellite communication networks to operate with Project Bat Phone, a first-in communications system that pairs innovative information delivery software with off-the-shelf computers and military radios to deliver key advantages in first-in and contested, degraded and operationally-limited environments, known as CDO environments. Initial efforts had employed the PRC-117G tactical radio to do line-of-sight tests using high frequency radio transmission, validating the software’s capabilities to transmit environmental intelligence while overcoming issues inherent to wireless communication, including latency and data packet loss.
  • COMACC joins AFTAC Airmen in online training session

    The commander of Air Combat Command carved out 30 minutes on his tight schedule May 13 to dial in to
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