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DoD Corrosion Office Unveils New Coating Applicator Training
In partnership with industry, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Corrosion Policy and Oversight Office is unveiling two new courses for aerospace engineers and aircraft maintenance technicians who plan, design, and maintain military aircraft.
First Metallic 3D Printed Part Installed on F-22
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The use of 3D printing is not new to the Air Force. The service has routinely used 3D printing for legacy aircraft requiring parts that may be out of production due to manufacturing obsolescence. However, 3D printing is becoming more commonplace in the Air Force’s supply chain when it comes to its fifth-generation aircraft. In December, a metallic 3D printed part was installed by 574th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintainers on an operational F-22 Raptor during depot maintenance here.
Sikorsky Upgrades U.S. UH-60s to Prevent Corrosion

Sikorsky is upgrading the U.S. military fleet of UH-60 Black Hawks to fight corrosion, increase the number of available flight days for the rotorcraft in Afghanistan and other deployed areas, and reduce operations and maintenance costs. 

 

Department of Defense Updates General Building Requirements
The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced updates to United Facilities Criteria (UFC) 1-200-01, which provides the general building requirements of the DoD Building Code. These updates include new Corrosion Prevention and Control requirements such as the addition of Environmental Severity Classification and humidity design factors.