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  • FY20 SAB Study Selection Process

    FY 20 SAB New Study Topic Nomination.pdf The Secretary of the Air Force and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force assign topics for the SAB to study each year. The SAB Secretariat annually calls for study topic nominations allowing anyone to submit study topics for consideration. Working from these nominations the SAB's Executive Committee
  • FY18 Study TORS

    USAF Scientific Advisory BoardFY 2018 Study Maintaining Technology Superiority for the USAFTerms of ReferenceBackgroundThe USAF has always been critically dependent on developing, fielding, and maintaining superior warfighting capabilities derived from science and technology (S&T) advances, including basic research, applied research, and advanced
  • SAB Participant Travel Procedures and Forms FY19

       Travel Information FY19                     Travel Voucher Form DD1351-2                    Time Worked Turn-in Dates                   Travel Direct Deposit Form                       Travel Guidelines                         Travel Voucher Continuation Form DD1351-2c                     Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • Member Selection Process

     SAB Member Nomination Form.pdfThe SAB brings together technical experts from diverse technology, science, and industry backgrounds to advise Air Force leadership on a broad range of technical topics. SAB membership is approximately balanced across academia, Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) and National Labs, and industry
  • SAFE Access File Exchange (SAFE) Instructions FY19

    The AMRDEC Safe Access File Exchange is an application for securely exchanging files. It is particularly useful for the SAB as it enables secure transfer of sensitive information (e.g. Personally Identifiable Information, For Official Use Only) without requiring the sender to have a DoD Common Access Card (CAC). Anyone can use SAFE to send

    USAF Scientific Advisory BoardTechnology Viability to Support Penetrating Counterair CapabilityTerms of ReferenceBackgroundThe recent Air Force “Air Superiority 2030” (AS 2030) Enterprise Capability Collaboration Team (ECCT) initiative identified a penetrating counterair (PCA) capability as a key need in a hybrid approach to enable air superiority

    USAF Scientific Advisory BoardData Analytics to Support Operational Decision MakingTerms of ReferenceBackgroundThe Air Force has invested heavily in a broad range of integrated ISR collection assets across air, space, and cyberspace that provide data feeds intended to support operational decision making.  However, the sheer amount of raw data

    USAF Scientific Advisory Board2015 Study, Beginning January 2015Cyber Vulnerabilities of Embedded Systems on Air and Space SystemsTerms of ReferenceBackgroundThe Air Force relies heavily on embedded systems for a wide range of functions in its air and space systems, and will increasingly do so in the future. Embedded systems are used for aircraft

    USAF Scientific Advisory BoardDefense of USAF Forward BasesTerms of ReferenceBackgroundProtection of forward US Air Force Bases is a growing concern. In an A2AD environment, Air Force Bases in critical theaters, such as within the PACOM Area of Responsibility, may be threatened by a sophisticated adversary. Advanced land attack cruise missiles and

    USAF Scientific Advisory BoardAirborne Networking and Communications for Contested EnvironmentsTerms of ReferenceBackgroundCurrent and future USAF operations require robust airborne communications and datalinks. While fifth generation USAF tactical aircraft have intra-flight communication capability, their ability to communicate with different