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The Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate develops materials, processes, and advanced manufacturing technologies for aircraft, spacecraft, missiles, rockets, and ground-based systems and their structural, electronic and optical components. Air Force product centers, logistic centers, and operating commands rely on the directorate's expertise in materials, nondestructive inspection, systems support, and advanced manufacturing methods to solve system, expeditionary deployment, and operational challenges.
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Mr. Thomas Lockhart serves as Director, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.    Read more
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Air Force Office of Scientific Research selects materials researchers for Star Team Awards

AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate recognizes annual awards winners

Biosensors for detecting human performance: continuous warfighter monitoring for operational improvement

Air Force research project demonstrates mission capability during Hawaii power outage

Associateship opportunity leads To understanding of composite materials, properties

Defense Production Act Title III Project Results in Improved Technologies for Communication, Imaging and Sensor Systems

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