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Rapid Sustainment Office

The RSO increases mission readiness by rapidly identifying, applying and scaling technology essential to the operation and sustainment of the U.S. Air Force.Learn More

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Hangar 01

Last year, we embarked on a journey to establish our first-ever RSO office, Hangar 01. Some of the most talented minds, from business to government, will use this space for collaboration, opportunity, and problem-solving.

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Advanced Manufacturing Olympics

On October 20-23, 2020, the RSO hosted the inaugural Advanced Manufacturing Olympics (AMO), a state-of-the-art virtual conference, to bring together experts across government, industry, academia and business. AMO was four days of unforgettable technical experiences, cutting-edge speakers, virtual peer networking and more.

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Our Process

Our approach is a three-step process with distinct but overlapping phases to ensure potential new solutions are prototyped and tested quickly, and optimized for success at scale. The RSO is focused on a set of six core technology areas where emerging and commercial technology solutions have outsized impact on increasing readiness and decreasing costs.

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    Identify

    Identify, assess and develop mature, new and emerging technologies from across the public and private sectors.

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    Apply

    Prototype, validate and verify the utility of a solution in an Air Force environment.

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    Scale

    Deploy technology or processes across the Air Force enterprise that successfully demonstrate the ability to decrease cost and/or increase readiness.

Focus Areas

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    Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

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    Advanced Manufacturing

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    Automation & Robotics

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    Data & Digital Environments

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    Augmented & Virtual Reality

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    Rapid & Austere Maintenance Environments

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