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Default Air Force Logo DoD’S newest supercomputer enables powerful innovation for users
Staying on the cutting edge of technology isn't just a slogan at the Aeronautical Systems Center Major Shared Resource Center here. With the addition of an SGI® Altix® 4700 computer, the ASC MSRC will house one of the Department of Defense's High Performance Computing Modernization Program's largest supercomputers. The ASC MSRC will enhance its
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Default Air Force Logo DoD’S newest supercomputer enables powerful innovation for users
Staying on the cutting edge of technology isn't just a slogan at the Aeronautical Systems Center Major Shared Resource Center here. With the addition of an SGI® Altix® 4700 computer, the ASC MSRC will house one of the Department of Defense's High Performance Computing Modernization Program's largest supercomputers. The ASC MSRC will enhance its
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force launches new studies in information forensics, process integration
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research here completed its first Information Forensics and Process Integration Program Review recently at Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y. The review kicked off new basic research funding in the two new areas of interest concentrating on topics such as incomplete information, active querying, and cognitive
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Default Air Force Logo Wavelet researchers want to ease decision making process for information analysts
With funding provided by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research here, an Air Force Research Laboratory team began a new study on wavelets to help information analysts better prioritize workload. Basically, a wavelet represents a snapshot of information at a given point in time. Capt. Jamie R. Morrison, embedded systems design engineer,
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Default Air Force Logo Study targets improved command and control network strength, availability
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research here, in cooperation with Binghamton University, recently began funding a new research project targeted at improving the strength and availability of command and control networks. The team of Dr. N. Eva Wu, professor, department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Binghamton University, N.Y., will
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The Advanced Grid-Stiffened Composite Payload Fairing, the structure, 20 feet long and 5 feet wide, features a compound-based, triangular rib pattern with an outer covering that resembles a blimp-shaped design, maintains a strength that is pound per pound stronger than steel. Light carbon-fiber structure protects heavy space cargo
The successful performance of the TacSat-2 micro satellite in December delivered on the expectations of scientists serving here, who established the foundation for this project almost 13 years ago.Known as the Advanced Grid-Stiffened Composite Payload Fairing, the structure, 20 feet long and 5 feet wide, features a compound-based, triangular rib
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Air Combat Command Chief Scientist, Dr. Janet Fender, recognizes Dr. Forrest “Jack” Agee for 39 years of service to his country. Magic Number 39 for Air Force Physics and Electronics Research Director
It's not uncommon for people who join the Defense Department to offer 20 years of service to the nation and then call it a career. Dr. Forrest "Jack" Agee would probably classify 20 years as "a good start." Agee is the director of physics and electronics research, Air Force Office of Scientific Research here. In a career spanning three different
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force Provides Presence at 2006 Naval Science & Technology Conference
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research recently exhibited at the 2006 Naval Science & Technology Partnership Conference held recently in Washington, D.C. This was the inaugural year for the 2006 Naval S&T Partnership Conference, which replaced the annual Naval-Industry R&D Partnership Conference that took place for the past six years. AFOSR
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Default Air Force Logo Dynamics and Control Basic Research Manager Chooses Florida as Next Assignment
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research here retired its director of mathematics and information sciences directorate recently after 20 years of honorable service to the Air Force. Lt. Col. Sharon A. Heise, who also served as program manager for AFOSR's Dynamics and Control Research portfolio, has an official retirement date of Oct. 31. On Nov.
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The Northrop Grumman’s Supersonic Tailless Air Vehicle concept is an effort to reduce the weight and drag encountered in traditional supersonic aircraft designs.  This reduction is achieved by eliminating the tail and replacing the conventional tail control surfaces with more innovative control effectors. AFRL participates in Supersonic Tailless Air Vehicle testing
The Air Force Research Laboratory recently provided a full-motion flight simulation environment to test candidate control systems for Northrop Grumman's Supersonic Tailless Air Vehicle concept. The testing, conducted in AFRL's Large Amplitude Multi-mode Aerospace Research Simulator incorporated Northrop Grumman's improved design, which included new
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