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  • FY20 Study TORS

    Future Air Force Vanguard Selection and Management ProcessesTerms of ReferenceBackgroundAn effective Air Force science and technology (S&T) enterprise is essential to enable warfighting capabilities to meet the objectives of the National Defense Strategy. In April 2019 the Air Force released its new 2030 Science and Technology Strategy. As part of
  • FY19 Study TORS

    21st Century Training and Education Technologies (TET) BackgroundThe Air Force uses some virtual technologies to support increased proficiency and readiness in areas, such as large force employment training, pre-deployment certification, and mission rehearsal. Recent commercial-world advances in augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR)
  • Overview of the Scientific Advisory Board

    The U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) is a Federal Advisory Committee chartered by the Secretary of Defense that consists of civilian experts appointed to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Air Force and the Secretary of Defense on scientific and technical matters relating to the Air Force
  • 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
  • SAB Study Selection Process

    SAB New Study Topic Nomination.pdfThe 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 synthesizes study
  • SAB Participant Travel Procedures and Forms FY20

       Travel Information FY20                     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
  • DOD Safe Instructions

    Department of Defense Secure Access File Exchange (DOD SAFE): https://safe.apps.mil/This website will be utilized for passing of FOUO and PII documents between SAB members and the SAB SecretariatNon-CAC holders can "Drop-off" (upload) files requested by a DOD user and "Pick-up" (download) files dropped-off by a DOD UserThe instructions in the
  • 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

    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