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  • AFNIC to host first Air Force Software Development Forum

    The Air Force Network Integration Center will host the Air Force's inaugural Software Development Forum Feb. 7, 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colo. The purpose of the forum is to announce and solicit inputs on upcoming changes to AF standards for integrating and supporting applications on the Air Force Network (AFNet). The forum is focused toward
  • AFNIC supports U.S. Cyber Command’s first major tactical cyber exercise

    The unique capabilities of the Air Force Network Integration Center recently supported U.S. Cyber Command in conducting its inaugural joint cyberspace training exercise, Cyber Flag 12-1. The exercise was conducted from Oct. 31 through Nov. 4 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.AFNIC's Simulator Training Exercise (SIMTEX) division provided range,
  • Air Force communicators, air traffic controllers tour AFNIC

    More than 55 veteran Air Force communicators and air traffic controllers recently visited the Air Force Network Integration Center's Ludwig Heritage Hall as part of the Air Force Communicators and Air Traffic Controllers Association's annual convention. Among the attendees were former Air Force Communications Command Commander, retired Maj. Gen.
  • AFNIC leader makes a difference

    Rich Weathers is accustomed to handling large sums of money. The retired Air Force Colonel served in numerous financial management roles at all levels during his distinguished 30 year career. Currently, as director, Plans and Programs for the Air Force Network Integration Center, he is responsible for a budget of more than $2 billion supporting Air
  • Enigma - AFNIC's Heritage Hall gains piece of WWII crypto history

    You'd never guess by looking at it, but the small, brown and black box now displayed in the Air Force Network Integration Center's Ludwig Heritage Hall played a significant part in the Allies' victory of World War II.The Enigma machine, on loan indefinitely to AFNIC from the National Cryptologic Museum, is an encryption device developed in the
  • AFSO21 event improves global communications system

    Air Force Network Integration Center personnel recently led team members representing four Air Force major commands in a three-day event here to improve information assurance processes for the High Frequency Global Communications System. The eight-step problem-solving event was in support of Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century.This
  • IPv6 conference plans for 'key technology insertion'

    More than 60 representatives from across the Air Force and Department of Defense gathered recently in San Antonio for the Internet Protocol version 6 Conference to discuss the status and way ahead for the Air Force's transition to IPv6.As part of the event, 24th Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Suzanne Vautrinot highlighted the benefits IPv6 will
  • AFNIC welcomes new commander

    Col. Rizwan "Riz" Ali assumed command of the Air Force Network Integration Center from Col. Curtis O. Piontkowsky in a ceremony officiated by Lt. Gen. Michael Basla, vice commander of Air Force Space Command, here Aug. 3. Colonel Ali joins AFNIC after spending more than a year deployed to Southwest Asia where he served as commander of the 386th
  • AFSPC Vice Commander: AFNIC is critical in all that we do

    Effectiveness, change and the role of cyber in Air Force operations were among the topics discussed by the Vice Commander of Air Force Space Command during an all hands call here May 17.The all hands call was part of a visit to the Air Force Network Integration Center, during which Lt. Gen. Michael Basla spent the day touring the facility, meeting
  • AFNIC prepares Air Force for IPv6 transition

    The Air Force is preparing to undergo a major transition of its non-secure internet protocol router network, or NIPRNet, and if it goes as planned, you'll never notice.The Air Force Network Integration Center is leading the Air Force's transition from the current Internet Protocol addressing format IPv4 to IPv6, and laying the groundwork to ensure