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  • SkyVision team to receive Air Traffic Controllers Association Outstanding Achievement Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A team comprised of researchers from the Air Force Research Laboratory, other federal, state, and local government agencies, industry, and academic partners is being honored by the Air Traffic Controllers Association (ATCA) for their work on a program called SkyVision, a ground-based detect and avoid
  • AFRL licenses second technology to local firm

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Battle Sight Technologies has acquired a second patent license related to infrared materials as signaling tools for nighttime military operations.A year ago, Dr. Larry Brott of the Air Force Research Laboratory, along with his co-inventors, licensed a technology to BST for a pressure-activated marker that
  • AFRL achieves record-setting hypersonic ground test milestone

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – An Air Force Research Laboratory and Air Force Test Center ground test team set a record for the highest thrust produced by an air-breathing hypersonic engine in Air Force history.“AFRL, in conjunction with Arnold Engineering Development Complex and Northrop Grumman, achieved over 13,000 pounds of thrust from
  • AFRL collaborates with industry at Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue with Industry event

    DAYTON, Ohio – Nearly 600 people attended the 14th annual Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue with Industry event at the Dayton Convention Center July 16-18.The event provided Air Force Research Laboratory leaders, scientists, and engineers an opportunity to engage with not only Ohio companies, but industry representatives from across the nation as
  • AF SBIR program director: Pitch Days prove service can move at speed of innovation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – David Shahady, director of the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Program knows a thing or two about competition – both athletically and the business variety.A seven-time Ironman Triathlete, he has been racing for almost 19 years – although he had never won a
  • Rapid acquisition leads to rapid success for Air Force small business partner

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Rapid success in contracting has earned Air Force representatives an invite to the opening of the Nasdaq Stock Market July 3 in New York City.Air Force representatives received the invitation from an Air Force and AFWERX Small Business partner, Vita Inclinata Technologies LLC.Founders of that company will
  • Air Force licenses nutritional supplement to New Jersey firm

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - A nutritional supplement was developed under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement by the Air Force Research Laboratory and industry partner, MusclePharm Inc.The initial request for an improved supplement came from an Air Force combat controller, who explained to Dr. Reginald O’Hara, a research
  • AFRL commander introduces new AF Science and Technology Strategy

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory presented highlights of the new Air Force Science and Technology Strategy for 2030 and beyond to members of the local media April 18 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.Speaking in front of several experimental aircraft on display that
  • Air Force Transition Accelerator demonstrates fast, smart approach to partnering with small businesses

    DAYTON, Ohio – The team behind the Air Force’s Transition Accelerator hosted its first-ever Demo Day Pitch event April 5, featuring a group of eight technology companies pitching their innovative solutions to real Air Force problems to a live audience.The event, held at the Steam Plant, an authentic downtown Dayton event space, was the highlight of
  • AFRL leads Pro-Bowl Sprint to enhance contract award process

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Contracting, financial and technical personnel from across the Air Force awarded more than 160 contracts to small businesses valued at $58 million during a five-day Pro-Bowl Sprint led by the Air Force Research Laboratory at the AFWERX Innovation Hub in Austin, Texas Feb 25 to Mar 1.Twenty-five professionals