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Second Tanker Planning Software Project Enters Testing

New tanker allocation software that aims to make Air Mobility Command?s job easier is entering real-world testing this week, according to officials with the Air Force?s operational energy office.

The project, called ?Magellan,? follows an earlier initiative named ?Jigsaw? that revamped the aerial refueling planning process at the Combined Air Operations Center at Al Udeid AB, Qatar. It?s the operational energy office?s first time venturing into software development without the help of Kessel Run, the service?s group in Boston that creates new tools for the AOCs and helps train new coders.

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