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Air Force Research Laboratory has developed ultra high pressure firefighting technology that yields greater fire fighting capability from smaller, light-weight vehicles.  Here the UHP P-19 truck extinguishes a fire during testing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo) Air Force Research Laboratory technology results in improved firefighting vehicles
Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Airbase Technology Division scientists at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. have developed ultra high pressure water firefighting technology that will result in smaller, leaner and air transportable fire trucks. Starting in Fiscal Year 2008, these new trucks can be deployed in sets of
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Default Air Force Logo Cryogenic Community Honors Air Force-Funded Researcher
A materials science researcher, funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, received the Cryogenic Materials Award for Lifetime Achievements during the International Cryogenic Materials Conference. The July event was held in Chattanooga, Tenn. Professor David Larbalestier, director of Florida State University's Applied Superconductivity
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force Funds Research on Self-Healing Materials
A research team at the University of Illinois, funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, is creating new, cutting-edge structural microvascular materials which will have repetitive, self-healing capabilities as well as self-cooling behavior. Professor Scott White and his colleagues are developing a technique for fabricating
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Two AFOSR-Funded Scientists Awarded National Medals of Science
Two Medal of Science Awardees to be honored at the White House July 27th by President George W. Bush have been funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The National Medal of Science was established by the 86th Congress in 1959 as a Presidential Award to people who are "deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding
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Default Air Force Logo Researcher Investigates Electronic Properties of Carbon Nanotubes
Air Force Office of Scientific Research-funded research, led by Dr. David Goldhaber-Gordon of Stanford University is creating transistors based on carbon nanotubes, ultrathin tubes of carbon a few atoms in width. According to Dr. Harold Weinstock, "Dr. Goldhaber-Gordon was chosen to give the inaugural seminar because he is one of this country's
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Default Air Force Logo High School Students Compete at Joint Service Sponsored National Science Competition
Several hundred high school students from across the United States and the Department of Defense Dependent Schools system in Europe and Asia gathered here recently for the DoD-sponsored 45th annual Joint Science and Humanities Symposium or JSHS. Eighteen undergraduate tuition scholarships funded by the Air Force Research Laboratory through the Air
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Default Air Force Logo Engineers Select Air Force Basic Research Program Manager for Fellowship
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. recently selected an Air Force Office of Scientific Research program manager here as a Fellow for its class of 2007. IEEE selected Dr. Harold Weinstock, AFOSR's Quantum Electronic Solids Research Program Manager, on factors that included leadership and research in the field of
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2007
Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne; Col. Buzz Aldrin, USAF (Ret.) (back to camera); Mark Esper, AIA Executive Vice President, Defense & International Affairs and members of the 2007 winning team from Newark Memorial High School, Newark, California at th Air Force Office of Scientific Research Supports Team America Rocketry Challenge
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research here manned an exhibit and provided information to hundreds of participants and attendees at the 5th Annual Team America Rocketry Challenge national finals recently at the 250-acre Great Meadow Outdoor Center near The Plains, Virginia. The day started off with the flyover of a F-117A Stealth fighter from
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AFOSR Deputy Director of Policy and Integration, Capt. Dan Adcock, talks with a visitor to the AFOSR information booth May 20 at Team America Rocketry Challenge, The Plains, Va. Hundreds of students, parents, and teachers visited the booth throughout the day. ( U.S. Air Force Photo by Erin Crawley) AFOSR Provides Presence at World's Largest Model Rocket Contest
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research here provided staff, information, and an exhibit for hundreds of participants and visitors at the 4 th Annual Team America Rocketry Challenge national finals Saturday at The Plains, Va. Team America, held at the 250-acre Great Meadow Outdoor Center, is a model rocket competition for high school and middle
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2007
Gen. William Looney, the Air Education and Training Command commander at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, applauds after pinning an Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award medal on the lapel of Robert May, the ASC executive director. Mr. May retired from federal service July 24 during a formal ceremony at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Gen. Looney was the Aeronautical Systems Center’s former commander. (Air Force photo by Christy Webb) ASC's top civilian executive retires, new senior civilian leader begins work
The executive director for Aeronautical Systems Center here retired from federal service Tuesday during a formal ceremony at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. A member of the Senior Executive Service, Robert May retired after a career spanning more than 37 years in both the active-duty Air Force and civil service. As ASC's senior civilian,
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