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About STRIKEWERX

With collaboration space in the heart of the Ark-La-Tex and proximity to Barksdale Air Force Base, STRIKEWERX is an innovation arm of the AFGSC Office of the Chief Scientist. It connects people and resources across government, industry and academia to solve Air Force Global Strike Command’s most difficult problems.

STRIKEWERX provides industry, academia and the warfighter access to opportunities where all three entities can combine resources to solve the critical needs of Air Force Global Strike Command.

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2nd Maintenance Squadron maintainer Michael Gill discusses the design of B-52 brakes during a Design Sprint held at STRIKEWERX in Bossier City, La., Nov. 16-19, 2020. A team of Airmen, industry and academia collaborated to solve the issue faced by maintainers during an intensive, four-day effort at Air Force Global Strike Command's innovation hub.
Airmen and academia partners from Louisiana Tech University and LSU Shreveport work on refining the prototype design to solve drilling of B-52 brakes during a Design Sprint held at STRIKEWERX in Bossier City, La., Nov. 16-19, 2020.
The two finalists from the S3 event progressed on to represent AFGSC and pitch their ideas at the 2021 Air Force Spark Tank competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Philip Bryant)
Tyler Rourke with Electroimpact, out of Washington state, showcases a sketch of his prototype to solve drilling B-52 brakes during a Design Sprint held at STRIKEWERX in Bossier City, La., Nov. 16-19, 2020.
Airmen and academia partners from Louisiana Tech University and LSU Shreveport work on refining the prototype design to solve drilling of B-52 brakes during a Design Sprint held at STRIKEWERX in Bossier City, La., Nov. 16-19, 2020.

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