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  • Active Aeroelastic Wing flight research vehicle receives X-53 designation

    Air Force Research Laboratory researchers recently received word that the Active Aeroelastic Wing (AAW) flight demonstrator has been assigned the Mission Design Series number X-53. The designation makes it the first successful X plane initiated within the Air Vehicles Directorate since the X-24

  • Four more F-16s to be delivered to Poland

    Four more F-16s are scheduled to arrive in Poland Dec. 14 as part of a second wave of a 48-aircraft delivery and a $3.8 billion program executed by Aeronautical Systems Center and the Air Force Security Assistance Center here. The F-16 deliveries are part of the Poland Peace Sky Program, a Foreign

  • AFOSR underwrites Indian workshop

    The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has agreed to underwrite an information assurance workshop planned by the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate Jan. 12, 2007, in Bangalore, India. AFOSR's Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development (AOARD), with an initiative to

  • Air Force launches Young Investigators Research Program

    The Air Force Office of Scientific Research here Oct. 2 announced it will award approximately $6.3 million in grants to 21 scientists and engineers who submitted winning research proposals through the Air Force's new Young Investigator Research Program. The program is open to scientists and

  • AFRL awards $9.5 million contract for information security research

    The Air Force Research Laboratory's Information Directorate has awarded a $9,513,756 contract to Lockheed Martin Corp. of San Diego, Calif., for research to enhance computer network security. The three-year agreement is a follow-on to an award made in April 2003 to Orincon Information Assurance of

  • Air Force notches successful joint review of basic science portfolios

    Air Force Office of Scientific Research officials recently traveled to Atlanta where they completed their yearly Joint Program Review of basic research funded projects. Hundreds of notable researchers and scientists from throughout the United States attended this year's program representing

  • Enduring the elements to enhance space weather forecasts

    Instruments installed in Greenland provide prediction data on cosmos-generated disturbances impacting warfighter communication, navigation, and surveillance systemsTwo weeks of determined digging through 3 feet of snow, a layer of ice, slush and water in the tundra of Greenland, a self-governed

  • Researchers demonstrate alternative fuel cell system

    Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate demonstrated a logistics fuel processor that was developed at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. The processor would permit the use of a reliable and easily operated fuel cell power system as an alternative to

  • AFRL Develops Open-Source National Imagery Transmission Format Library

    AFRL and Stellar Science, a computer software development company, developed and published an open-source C++ library capable of reading National Imagery Transmission Format (NITF) 2.0 and 2.1 image files. NITF is the formatting standard for digital imagery and imagery-related products. The

  • AFRL researcher wins Harold Brown Award

    Dr. John A. Caldwell, a principal research psychologist with AFRL's Human Effectiveness Directorate, was honored with the 2005 Harold Brown Award, the Air Force Materiel Command's highest honor for significant contributions in the field of research and development. Recipients of the Harold Brown


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