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  • Record number attend 13th annual Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue with Industry

    DAYTON, Ohio – More than 600 people registered to attend the 13th annual Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue with Industry (WDI) at the Dayton Convention Center July 17-19, making this year’s event between the Air Force Research Laboratory and defense contractors the largest to date.The two-and-a-half-day event, titled “AFRL Science and Technology
  • VCSAF calls for national effort to effect strategy

    DAYTON, Ohio – Displaying a nostalgic photo of astronauts training at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in the 1960s, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson noted that this week marked the 49th anniversary of the lunar landing on July 20, 1969. Wilson told the 600 attendees of the Wright Dialogue with Industry event in the
  • Boston small business develops impact-detecting garments for warfighters to assist combat medics

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A Massachusetts-based, woman-owned small business is leveraging an Air Force-supported technology accelerator to improve high-tech clothing designed to detect and treat wounds on its own.Boston-based Legionarius brought its impact-detecting garments to the Tech Warrior OPS, held in April at the National
  • AFRL researchers answer AFWERX Fusion Challenge

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Nine teams of scientists and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory joined other top innovators and creative minds from around the country at the AFWERX Fusion Xperience, June 20-21 in Las Vegas, Nevada to highlight technology ideas designed to identify innovative solutions to enhance Air Force
  • Air Force awards $23.9 million contract for continued development of technology to expose threats to and defects in communications system

    Air Force awards $23.9 million contract for continued development of technology to expose threats to and defects in communications systems
  • Small businesses push warfighter solutions through participation in expanded Tech Warrior enterprise

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A recently expanded technology accelerator funded by the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Program is already producing results. Eccrine Systems, for example, is planning a commercial rollout this fall of its first-generation sweat sensor, a product designed to
  • New wargame analysis tool will boost long-term mission success

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force is poised to improve warfighter success rates in long-term conflicts with new wargaming technology developed by a small business partner.With support from the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Program, Ohio-based Frontier Technology Inc. produced a
  • New satellite communication technology positioned for widespread use

    Rome Research Site, N.Y. – The Department of Defense now has access to a portable antenna with tracking capability that can be deployed in places where these capabilities are traditionally limited.With support from the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Program and the Air Force Research Laboratory,
  • AFRL and small business develop game-based, virtual fighter aircraft maintenance training

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - A Massachusetts-based company is building a virtual aircraft maintenance trainer for the Air Force that would allow for larger class sizes and troubleshooting scenarios that are difficult to present in a traditional live setting.Also known as MAGPIE – which stands for Maintenance Training Based on an Adaptive
  • Air Force expands key resource for small businesses to mature technology

    An increasingly popular Air Force event is expanding to provide small companies with even more opportunities to refine their technology.The annual Operation Tech Warrior exercise – conducted by the Air Force Research Laboratory and sponsored by the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Program – is now part
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