DIB Ahead of Schedule:

The Electronic Systems Center at Hanscom AFB, Mass., expects the last of five core Air Force sites—Ramstein AB, Germany—to get the Distributed Common Ground System Integrated Backbone (DIB, for short) by the end of this month. That puts the program a full year ahead of schedule, reports Monica Morales at ESC. Hanscom oversees the joint service project, which employs a Web-based application to make real-time data available across the Intelligence Community. The other four Air Force sites that already have DIB capability are Beale AFB, Calif., Hickam AFB, Hawaii, Langley AFB, Va., and Osan AB, South Korea.