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Dr. Myra Cohen and her team of researchers at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln have addressed the issue of faulty software.  They have developed an algorithm and open source tool that is 300 times faster at generating tests and also reduces the time of software testing over its predecessor. (Credit: University of Nebraska, Lincoln) Faster and More Efficient Software for the Air Force
Researchers at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln have addressed the issue of faulty software by developing an algorithm and open source tool that is 300 times faster at generating tests and also reduces current software testing time.The new algorithm has potential to increase the efficiency of the software testing process across systems.The
0 1/07
2010
A B-52 Stratofortress performs a captive carry flight of the X-51A Scram Jet Dec. 9. The flight was performed to test the B-52's airwortiness while carrying the X-51A. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Cassidy)
X-51A WaveRider gets first ride aboard B-52
In a flight test reminiscent of the early days of the historic X-15 program 50 years earlier, the X-51A Waverider was carried aloft for the first time over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 9 by an Air Force Flight Test Center B-52H Stratofortress.The "captive carry" test was a key milestone in preparation for the X-51 to light its
0 12/10
2009
With USAFSAM’s intense, hands-on approach to education, students in medical specialties ranging from aerospace physiology to public health are able to function effectively in the field immediately upon completing their training programs. USAFSAM: The Air Force's Medical Educators
Flight surgeons, aerospace physiologists, public health and bioenvironmental officers, flight nurses and enlisted specialists - every year, the Air Force and its partners need thousands of skilled medical professionals to fill critical positions.Where does the Air Force find enough people with the expertise for these roles? It trains them
0 12/08
2009
AFOSR-MURI and National Science Foundation-funded  professor, Dr. Xiang Zhang has demonstrated at the University of California, Berkeley the world’s smallest semiconductor laser, which may have applications to the Air Force in communications, computing and bio-hazard detection. Air Force-Funded Research is Shattering Traditional Notions of Laser Limits
Air Force Office of Scientific Research and National Science Foundation-funded professor, Dr. Xiang Zhang has demonstrated at the University of California, Berkeley the world's smallest semiconductor laser, which may have applications to the Air Force in communications, computing and bio-hazard detection.The semiconductor, called a plasmon, can
0 12/02
2009
Dr. Gary Klein 711 HPW/RH guest speaker: How to think more clearly about thinking more clearly
Dr. Gary Klein, a Principal Scientist at Applied Research Associates, will lead a seminar entitled "The Cognitive Dimension" at 2:00 PM on December 10, 2009 at the Air Force Institute of Technology's Kenney Hall auditorium in Area B at Wright-Patterson AFB.The 90-minute seminar will explore the concept that many professionals try to develop tools
0 11/19
2009
Researcher Dr. David H. Hughes of the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) in Rome, N.Y. is leading a team that is investigating long-distance, mobile optical links imperative for secure quantum communications capabilities in theater. (Credit: Brian Rhea, Director, Corporate Communications, AOptix Technologies) Research Continues on Secure, Mobile, Quantum Communications
Researcher Dr. David H. Hughes of the Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, N.Y. is leading a team investigating long-distance, mobile optical links imperative for secure quantum communications capabilities in theater. Hughes and his Air Force Office of Scientific Research-funded team have conducted high data-rate experiments using an optical
0 10/26
2009
The Advanced Composite Cargo Aircraft makes its first test flight June 2 from Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif. The ACCA is a modified Dornier 328J aircraft. The fuselage aft of the crew station and the vertical tail were removed and replaced with completely new structural designs made of advanced composite materials fabricated using out-of-autoclave curing. It was developed by Air Force Research Laboratory and Lockheed Martin officials. (Courtesy photo) 
Advanced Composite Cargo Aircraft gets X-plane designation
Air Force officials have approved X-55A as the new designation for the Advanced Composite Cargo Aircraft. The X-55A is a technology demonstrator for the design and manufacture of future aircraft using advanced composite materials. The X-55A is a modified Dornier 328J aircraft with the fuselage aft of the crew station and the vertical tail removed
0 10/19
2009
Default Air Force Logo New supercomputer supports intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance research & development
Desch, one of the world's most powerful supercomputers, will be dedicated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony here August 31.The Air Force's newest supercomputer, built by Silicon Graphics Incorporated, is named after Dayton engineer Joseph Desch, who led a team which built a computing machine during World War II to decipher messages encrypted using
0 8/27
2009
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Research Lab holds wargame at Maxwell
Exploring the potential military utility of future Air Force technologies is the key objective of a wargame held Aug. 10-14 by the Air Force Research Laboratory at Maxwell's Air Force Wargaming Institute, said the chief of AFRL's Strategic Planning Branch. "This is a virtual exercise of potential war-fighting capabilities/system concepts," Dr.
0 8/24
2009
Mr. Joe Sciabica hands over command of the Air Force Research Laboratory's Air Vehicles Directorate and Wright Research Site to Col. Michael C. Hatfield during a July 15 ceremony at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Col. Hatfield succeeded Col. John B. Wissler. Mr. Sciabica is AFRL executive director.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Al Bright)
Col. Michael Hatfield assumes command of AFRL Air Vehicles Directorate
Air Force Research Laboratory welcomed a new commander to lead the Air Vehicles Directorate July 15 when Col. Michael C. Hatfield succeeded Col. John B. Wissler during a change of command ceremony held at the Air Force Institute of Technology. Col. Hatfield's previous assignment was chief of  the Assessments Division, CJ5 Strategy, Plans, and
0 8/04
2009
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