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Air Force Engineering and Technical Services


"Air Force Engineering and Technical Services professionals.... Providing experienced and dedicated technical support - - Delivering the world's most combat responsive and mission effective technical advice, assistance, and training to combat Air Force units - - anytime, anywhere."

Our customers:

Warfighting CINCs
CAF aircraft Logistics Group and Operations Group commanders
CAF Radar, Communications, and Computer Group and Squadron commanders
ACC, AETC, PACAF, and USAFE LG and SC directors and functional managers
Aircraft and ground system maintainers
Our AFETS employees 

Our reach: 

10 foreign countries + CONUS, Alaska, and Hawaii (including Guam and Okinawa)
4 major commands (+ANG)
55 bases
101 units
All AFETS and CETS support for CAF aircraft and ground radar, communications & computer systems
19 different aircraft
48 ground systems (12 different radars, 19 communications systems, 17 computer systems
$34M + resources
459 AFETS worldwide
13 major defense contractors
200 + AFETS personnel actions initiated yearly
459 AFETS performance ratings & awards processed yearly
Two types of engineering and technical services:
Air Force Engineering and Technical Services (AFETS) and Contract Engineering and Technical Services (CETS) provide cost effective, efficient support of combat Air Force systems and equipment. Both provide direct assistance to the USAF field units worldwide in meeting mission and operational requirements.
Air Force Engineering and Technical Services consists of highly qualified GS-11/12 Air Force civilians with an average 25 years experience who provide technical assistance/advice, training & liaison with depot, contractors & ACC functional managers in operation and maintenance of equipment and systems assigned to combat units worldwide.

Contractor Engineering and Technical Services consists of civilian contractor representatives providing technical assistance and training to DoD personnel. They also provide liaison with their company on new and/or modified systems in order to assist units in reaching self-sufficiency.