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F-22 Raptors such as this one will at some point in their operational lifetime now encounter robotic technology newly developed through the Air Force Small Business Research program. Robots are now being placed into operation at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill AFB, Utah for the purpose of making the process of restoring specialized coatings on F-22 Raptor engine inlets much safer for aircraft maintenance personnel. (Courtesy photo/Andrew McMurtrie, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Marietta, Ga.) Small Business Innovation Research project results in robotic technology for F-22 intake coating restoration process
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Robotic technology developed through the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research program will soon make the process of restoring specialized coatings on F-22 Raptor engine inlets more efficient for aircraft maintenance personnel during depot maintenance at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, located at Hill
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2nd Lt. Lt Brent Young, AFRL Junior Force Council member, right, makes a presentation about Junior Force Warfighter Operations in RX, or JFWORX, an AFRL/RX internally funded program aimed at future workforce development to attendees at the AFRL Business & Technology Showcase. JFWORX provides those new to the government an opportunity to solve immediate need, real-world problems for warfighters; an experience unique to traditional junior workforce development. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bryan Ripple) AFRL Business & Technology showcase unites government, academic, private sectors
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – More than 300 representatives from a cross-sector of government, science, technology and businesses looked to the future at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Business and Tech Showcase March 13 at the Tec^Edge Innovation and Collaboration Center in Dayton.The event, presented by the AFRL Junior Force
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force technology poised to dramatically improve civilian emergency management operations
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Behind the scenes at a training exercise several years ago, researchers from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) asked air combat commanders to outline their biggest challenges. By far, commanders expressed the most concern over confusion caused by large amounts of radio traffic. During intense
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Users of the Maker Hub’s 3-D printer can make their own creations using computer-aided design or can explore the many shared designs available through the vast online Maker community.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Lori Hughes) Maker Hub turns researchers into builders
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Research Laboratory has unveiled a new project that will introduce Wright-Patterson employees to the innovative prototyping community known as the Maker Movement.The Maker Hub, a one-year pilot project in partnership with the Wright Brothers Institute, was conceived and spearheaded by AFRL
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AFRL, NIST, and NSF Announce Materials Science and Engineering Data Challenge Awardees. Video marketing company builds business model around Air Force intelligence tool
Live-stream video has emerged as a popular marketing tool to reach millennial audiences, leading to a boom in companies such as Arizona-based VidFall.When launching VidFall in 2014, co-founders Joel Robinson and Steve Messa wanted a "hook" to set the company apart. That led the duo to the Air Force Research Laboratory's (AFRL's) Information
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Default Air Force Logo AFRL: Transforming technology, education and the economy
Through sponsored programs in key locations, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is working to bolster the industrial base, create jobs and foster the next generation science and technology workforce by thrusting more of its technology into the mainstream.Student and business teams being assembled near AFRL locations are finding new
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