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  • Local students showcase STEM projects at AFRL event

    ROSSBURG, Ohio – Approximately 130 students and teachers from nine local schools participated in the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 7th annual Full Throttle STEM at Eldora Speedway May 14. Wearing t-shirts coded with school pride, the students, who ranged in age from 9 to 18, strode into the showroom with their STEM projects and their
  • Motorcycle Safety Day features briefings, mentorship ride

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --The 88th Air Base Wing Safety Office hosted the annual WPAFB Motorcycle Safety Day event May 10, at the base theater.Military riders attended mandatory safety briefings that satisfied their five-year refresher training requirement. Civilian employees who ride motorcycles were highly encouraged to attend to
  • American gold medalist and parathlete Grace Norman to be Air Force Marathon featured speaker

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Twenty-one year old American Paralympic Gold Medalist Grace Norman is scheduled to be the guest speaker for the 23rd Air Force Marathon.At birth, Norman was diagnosed with congenital constriction band syndrome of the left leg.At the age of 16, Norman won her first national title in 2014 at the USA Triathlon
  • AFRL Junior Force Council sponsors Advanced Science & Technology Symposium

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- AFRL’s junior scientists and engineers are showcasing their state-of-the-art research and seeking mentors from industry, academia and government partners at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Advanced Science & Technology Symposium, May 29, 1-4 p.m., at the Wright Brothers Institute in Dayton.This event is
  • AFRL launches ARCNet, autonomy R&D portal

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The future of autonomy research is a click away, with the launch of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s ARCNet portal.ARCNet is the Autonomy Research Collaboration Network, and is a new electronic platform and business opportunity which facilitates collaborative research and development related to autonomous
  • Advisor urges celebrating heritage, preservation of unique traditions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The month of May highlights Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and its Special Observance committee is hosting a variety of events centered on teaching and retaining generational traditions and heritage.  Helping steer events while retaining traditions, Maj. Karlo Mariano, 88th Medical Group
  • Air Force, industry consortium advancing tech for aeromedical evacuation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Through an industry-academia partnership and a recently-released request for proposals, the Air Force Research Laboratory is looking to advance human-monitoring research and development for the future warfighter.The request for proposals, announced May 6, 2019, targets projects designed to accelerate
  • Replacing power components keeps early warning radar online

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Program Executive Office Digital will save more than $2 million in energy costs annually by replacing radar Sub-Array Power Supplies, or SAPS, with more responsive and reliable models.Digital, which oversees both the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System and PAVE Phase Array Warning System, or BMEWS and PAVE PAWS
  • The Air Force and the University of Dayton’s Research Institute’s newest laboratory will have wings

    DAYTON, Ohio – Officials from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and the University of Dayton Research Institute will accept delivery of a C-130 aircraft from Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., at UDRI’s headquarters building May 15. The aircraft which has been decommissioned will be used to demonstrate and test a number of technologies designed
  • University of Florida set to become home for Air Force research in assured autonomy

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The Air Force Research Laboratory and the University of Florida kicked off a new university-led Center of Excellence for assured autonomy in contested environments May 13-14 at a meeting in Gainesville, Florida.The Air Force is interested in this research area because it needs its autonomous systems to be able to execute high-level
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