USAF to Hold Open Architecture Forum for Govt Personnel, Contractors

b-w-world-peopleThe U.S. Air Force plans to host a two-day forum in November to inform government and contractor personnel about the potential applications of open architecture in procurement efforts.

The Open Mission Systems/UAS Command and Control Initiative Industry Days will take place at the Hope Hotel in Dayton, Ohio on Nov. 15 and 16, according to a notice posted Friday on FedBizOpps website.

The event seeks to educate agency personnel on why and how should they incorporate OMS/UCI into their acquisition strategies as well as offer vendors technical information meant to help them use OMS/UCI tools for system development.

The Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office chartered the industry-led OMS program as part of efforts to develop and demonstrate a concensus-based, non-proprietary, open architecture for subsystem and services integration into airborne platforms, the notice states.

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