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AFRL Conducts Successful Micro-Meteoroid Impact Tests AFRL Conducts Successful Micro-Meteoroid Impact Tests
AFRL scientists, partnering with Sandia National Laboratories, replicated a micro-meteoroid's collision with a satellite. The effort, which involved ground-based replication of a cosmos-based event, proved a daunting challenge for the team, but perseverance--along with a strategy change--overcame the difficulties. The team successfully reproduced a
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2006
AFRL Research Helps Relieve Pain for Wounded Forces AFRL Research Helps Relieve Pain for Wounded Forces
Wounded Airmen and soldiers being airlifted from the Iraqi battlefield have not previously had an effective pain control system available to them during transport. To address this critical need, AFRL scientists completed electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) research that subsequently qualified the commercial off-the-shelf Sorensen patient-controlled
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2006
Theater Battle Operations Network-Centric Environment (TBONE) AFRL Releases New TBONE Capabilities
AFRL engineers successfully completed a 46th Test Squadron, combined test force, risk reduction test (RRT) at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The RRT served to incrementally test newly developed capabilities for the Theater Battle Operations Network-Centric Environment (TBONE) and integrate them into the Theater Battle Management Core Systems
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2006
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