additive-manufacturing-uammiWith 3D printing playing a part in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, the U.S. Air Force has taken it one step further by organizing an entire Olympic event around the technology.

Hosted by the Air Force‚Äôs Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO), the Advanced Manufacturing Olympics Event invites different participants, from additive manufacturing companies and traditional defense contractors, to tech startups and universities, to compete in a number of design challenges. 

By holding the event, the Air Force seeks to test the capabilities of 3D printed components for use in demanding Air Force conditions, and expand the manufacturing sources of its supply chain. The inaugural Advanced Manufacturing Olympics takes place from July 7-10, 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Read more……