HP Federal’s Tommy Gardner: US Gov’t Needs Strategic Program to Advance 3D Printing Adoption

Tommy Gardner, chief technology officer of HP’s federal business, has said the U.S. government should come up with a “sweeping plan” to facilitate the adoption of 3D printing in both public and private sectors. Gardner wrote in an opinion piece published Friday on GCN that the use of 3D printing technology could help the public sector expedite the production of parts, reduce shipping costs and minimize overstocked shelves.

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Boeing Hands Over Fifth KC-46 Tanker to Air Force; Leanne Caret Quoted

The U.S. Air Force has welcomed the arrival of its fifth Boeing-built KC-46A Pegasus tanker at Altus Air Force Base in Oklahoma. The aircraft took off from Boeing’s Seattle-based facility on Friday and arrived at Altus AFB, where the 56th air refueling squadron responsible for the tanker maintenance, aircraft and support training is based, the company said Friday.

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Dell EMC Federal’s Cameron Chehreh: Virtualization, Transparency Key to Data Center Optimization

Prioritizing virtualization, data portability and transparency in server utilization can help federal agencies meet the requirements of the White House’s data center consolidation initiative, Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer and vice president of presales engineering at Dell EMC's federal business, wrote in an opinion piece for Nextgov published Thursday.

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