Inside the Air Force highlights

By Lee Hudson / September 22, 2017 at 10:02 AM

Some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Air Force:

1. Early construction and shipping delays have pushed initial operational capability for the Air Force's new Space Fence radar from September 2018 to April 2019.

Full Story: Space Fence IOC delayed seven months due to early schedule slips

2. The Air Force is standing up a multidomain command-and-control experimentation center, dubbed the "shadow operations center" at Nellis Air Force Base, NV, to turn ideas gleaned from this year's Enterprise Capabilities Collaboration Team into operational realities.

Full Story: Air Force launching 'shadow operations center' at Nellis AFB to drive MDC2

3. The Air Force will launch a 12-month review of its science and technology portfolio -- work that is meant to define the service's top research priorities and strengthen partnerships with the scientific community.

Full Story: Yearlong USAF S&T review to drive near-term investments, shift priorities