INNOVATION NORTH LA: STRIKEWERX’s Design Sprint is working to solve B-52 maintenance challenges

STRIKEWERX, which launched May 28, is a new national innovation hub serving as the Air Force Global Strike Command’s store front for connecting with industry and academia, finding solutions to the command’s challenges and coming up with innovative ideas to shape the future.

In fact, STRIKEWERX is hosting a Design Sprint this week, to solve a challenge faced by B-52 maintenance crews. This multi-day design sprint will see airmen collaborate with industry experts and academia partners in an intensive focus to develop a prototype that can solve lost equipment and man hours regarding brakes maintenance on the B-52.