2016 DOD Maintenance Symposium

December 5-8, 2016

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Albuquerque Convention Center

Industrial Tours

Kirtland Air Force Base
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Tour Departs: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Tour Return: No later than 1:30 pm
REGISTRATION REQUIRED - $50.00

The 377th Air Base Wing is the host organization at Kirtland Air Force Base, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The mission of the 377th Air Base Wing is to execute nuclear, readiness, and support operations for American air power. In addition, the 377th Air Base Wing ensures readiness and training of Airmen for world-wide duty. One of the mission partners is the 58th Special Operations Wing. The technical tour of Kirtland Air Force Base includes: mission orientation briefs from both Wings; a tour of the historic Manzano Mountain Complex; demonstrations from Security Forces, Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD), and Bioenviormental Airmen; a tour of the Special Operations training aircraft hangar; and lunch with Kirtland AFB maintainers.

Honeywell Aerospace - Albuquerque and BendixKing Facility
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Tour Departs: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Tour Return: No later than 1:30 pm
REGISTRATION REQUIRED - $50.00

Get an insider's view of Honeywell's military integrated avionics operations and the BendixKing General Aviation division (co-located in the same facility). Tour through their 500,000 sqft facility to include a walking business overview and review of site programs and products. This experience will showcase the site's 35+ years of building some of aviation's most advanced electronic systems from past and present. Tour will cover engineering / development labs supporting the F-15 ADCP II (Advanced Display Control Processor), the F-16 improved Programmable Display Generator (iPDG) and the C-5M Avionics Integration Lab. The tour will provide a first-hand look at Honeywell's manufacturing floor where they are starting initial F-15 ADCP II and F-16 iPDG production, as well as continued build and support of over a dozen electronic and display products for a variety of DoD platforms: F-18, B-52, B-2, C-130, F-15, T-45, and T-Hawk UAV just to name a few. The manufacturing tour will also include a quick demonstration of state-of-the-art fiber optic inspection equipment. Finally, for the general aviation buffs, Honeywell will provide a tour of its BendixKing facility and products, to include discussion on Agile development and it 24/7 Customer Support Center. The tour will end with an on-site lunch and opportunity to talk with Honeywell employees from multiple career disciplines.

US Citizens only. Closed-toed shoes required, no heels.