CODE. DEPLOY. WIN.

CODE. DEPLOY. WIN.

VISION

REVOLUTIONIZE THE WAY THE AIR FORCE BUILDS AND DELIVERS SOFTWARE

NEWS

SecAF Wilson urges innovation in software acquisition model

Phil Berube, Air University Public Affairs / September 6, 2018

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks on the archaic processes used by the Air Force to acquire hardware and software during her keynote presentation at the Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower Conference in Montgomery, Ala., Aug. 27, 2018.

Military members planning operations.

The AF learned to code - and saved the Pentagon hundreds of millions of dollars

Mark Wallace, Fast Company / July 5, 2018

The new software is not only saving time—planning now takes a matter of two to three hours, rather than all day—but is also more reliable: AFCENT now scrambles two to three fewer tankers each day—at a cost of about $250,000 each. That means the project paid for itself in under a week.

Air Force lab takes aim at Han Solo's record

Hiawatha Bray, Boston Globe / May 11, 2018

An Air Force team joined forces with Pivotal Inc., a company that designs systems for simplifying and speeding up the development of corporate software. Typically, it can take five years for a branch of the US military to develop and deploy new software. The Air Force-Pivotal team built the refueling app in four months.

Kessel Run hits hyperdrive

Benjamin Newell, 66th Air Base Group Public Affairs / May 10, 2018

WeWork’s shared innovation space in Boston’s North End is usually home to constantly shifting startup companies, but listen closely to the T-shirt-and-jeans-wearing Airmen now milling around its fully-stocked kitchenette. Instead of compound annual growth rate, or return on investment, they use terms like kill chain integration and battle damage assessment.

KESSEL RUN ROLES

PRODUCT TEAM MEMBER

PLATFORM TEAM MEMBER

ACQUISITION SUPPORT

PORTFOLIO

ATLAS FULCRUM

The hub for all deployments to the operational enterprise providing environment parity and application up time for the war fighter.

ARC

Streamlines the creation of critical planning products and enables responses to last-minute requests.

JIGSAW

Optimizes and streamlines tanker planning by visualizing air refueling requests and calculating mission feasibility.

MARAUDER

Collects, consumes, and analyzes mission data to assess operations and drive future mission planning.

RAVEN

Electronic target folder and workflow management tool that decreases target development workloads.

RIPSAW

Service that integrates applications and stores data for the targeting community.

CHAINSAW

Replaces manual data transfers between multiple tools to provide a single source of truth on dynamic target development for the entire Ops Floor.

SLAPSHOT

Visualizes mission/aircraft pairing and automates a number of manual tasks–data entry and quality checks–performed by pilots while adhering to arduous constraints.

KRUXE

Develops automation and processes that provide consistent, sustainable services for Kessel Run’s developer community.