Troops inspire array of innovative products.

Author:Williams, Robert H.
Position::TECH TALK

THE AIR MOBILITY LAB at Fort Dix, N.J., is converting suggestions from company grade officers and non-corns into an array of diverse and useful products. Some examples include:

* A proposal yielded a night vision lighting system for the cockpit of older C-130 transports. Another nugget produced an in-flight antenna to increase the acuity of satellite phones for aircrews while providing them noise dampening headsets.

* Still another innovation was a stairs kit that was attached to a 25K loader to provide egress...

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