Presentation on theme: "I n t e g r i t y - S e r v i c e - E x c e l l e n c e Headquarters U.S. Air Force Air Force Modeling and Simulation, An AFAMS Perspective Col(S) Marcus."— Presentation transcript:
I n t e g r i t y - S e r v i c e - E x c e l l e n c e Headquarters U.S. Air Force Air Force Modeling and Simulation, An AFAMS Perspective Col(S) Marcus “Shaka” Boyd Commander, AFAMS 6 Jan 10 Version 1.0
I n t e g r i t y - S e r v i c e - E x c e l l e n c e Air Force’s Visions for M&S The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. AF M&S Vision Modeling and simulation capabilities enabling the United States Air Force to organize, train, educate, equip, and employ current and future air, space, and cyberspace forces for the full range of operations. AFAMS Vision To be the lead Air Force organization for integrating Live, Virtual and Constructive capabilities to support the warfighter in full-spectrum operations. Air Force Vision The United States Air Force will be a trusted and reliable joint partner with our sister services known for integrity in all of our activities, including supporting the joint mission first and foremost. We will provide compelling air, space, and cyber capabilities for use by the Combatant Commanders. We will excel as stewards of all Air Force resources in service to the American people, while providing precise and reliable Global Vigilance, Reach and Power for the Nation.
I n t e g r i t y - S e r v i c e - E x c e l l e n c e AF and AFAMS Priorities AF Priorities Reinvigorate the Nuclear Enterprise Partner with Joint and Coalition Team to Win Today’s Fight Develop and Care for Airmen and their Families Modernize our Air and Space Inventories, Organizations & Training Recapture Acquisition Excellence
I n t e g r i t y - S e r v i c e - E x c e l l e n c e Cyberspace Operations Irregular Warfare Acquisition Process Air and Space Constructive M&S Modernization Live, Virtual, and Constructive M&S Integrating Architecture M&S Workforce Development Prime Targeted Areas of AF M&S Efforts
I n t e g r i t y - S e r v i c e - E x c e l l e n c e Questions?
I n t e g r i t y - S e r v i c e - E x c e l l e n c e Personnel (Auth/Assigned) Military:17/9 (Includes 1 IMA) Civilian:19/10 Contractor: 29/28 (includes 3 IPAs) Total:65/47 AFAMS Commander (CC) Col (S) Marcus Boyd LVC Programs (MSC) Ms. Lillian Campbell-Wynn LVC Foundations (MSF) Dr. Ed Degnan LVC Operations (MSO) Maj Tom Solz Mission Support (MSS) Mr. Joseph Lawrence Senior Advisors/Mentors Mr. Bob Rohlfing (IPA) Mr. Ed Jezisek (IPA) Mr. Bob Verica (IPA) SAF/XCD Brig Gen William Bender SAF/XC Lt Gen William Lord SAF/XCDM Mr. Lan Cawthon Organizational Structure Technical Director Mr. Sam Fragapane
I n t e g r i t y - S e r v i c e - E x c e l l e n c e Air Force M&S Governance and Functional Communities AF M&S Council of Colonels Co Chairs – SAF/XCDM and AFAMS/CC AF M&S General Officer Steering Group (GOSG) Chair - SAF/XC AF M&S Board Chair – SAF/XCD
I n t e g r i t y - S e r v i c e - E x c e l l e n c e Weapon Systems Aircraft have highly classified / compartmented capabilities Munitions have increased range and footprint Aircraft have new sensor capabilities / roles Range Constraints Environmental constraints Limited real estate & air space Limited spectrum available Asset Availability OPSTEMPO limits weapon/C2/sensor systems’ availability HD/LD assets employed Actual number in service versus requirements PERSTEMPO Weapons systems operators fully committed Planning/coordination centers manning stretched Family strains based on off station requirements Aging Fleet Combat Ops driving hours up Airframes exceeding design life Refit schedules will reduce availability Fuel USAF uses 64% of DoD fuel Tankers must optimize fuel for operational missions Changing cost for fuel Funding Budgets declining Missions expanding Competing priorities Today’s Air Force Challenges M&S Can Meet 9