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  • AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate welcomes new director

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A new leader has taken the helm at the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate, as Dr. Michael Gregg officially assumed the role of director on Sept. 3, 2019.Gregg takes over for acting director Col. Tim West, who is returning to his position as deputy director after nearly a year in the
  • AFRL team invents cargo aircraft tire change tool

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – How many airmen does it take to change a cargo aircraft tire? Too many, according to J.D. Bales, Air Force Research Laboratory and Junior Force Warfighter Operations team member of the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate.The 60th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, part of the Air Mobility Wing at Travis Air
  • AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate celebrates Hispanic heritage

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Music, fun, food, and culture are on the agenda as the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate kicks off Hispanic Heritage month.According to the directorate’s Diversity Council Chair Miguel Maldonado, the organization, along with the Wright-Patterson Hispanic Heritage Month Committee,
  • WWII veteran to parachute into history with help of AFRL researcher

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Dayton-area World War II veteran Jim “Pee Wee” Martin will return to the site of an historic battlefield this month when he parachutes into the Netherlands, through the help of Air Force Research Laboratory computer scientist Kevin Price.Martin, 98, of Xenia, Ohio, is a veteran of the Army’s 101st Airborne
  • Air Force awards more than 450 contracts in 12 days

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force awarded more than 450 research and development contracts in 12 days totaling $140 million, during the Air Force’s latest contracting sprint, July 29-Aug. 2 in Boston.The Air Force contracting sprint is an accelerated acquisition process, which evaluates potentially innovative technologies for
  • New product developed in part by AFRL provides F-16 pilots with better visibility during rainstorms

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – An Air Force Research Laboratory-developed product that repels water from aircraft transparencies will soon be available to the entire United States Air Force F-16 community. The product, called HydroSkip, addresses the issue of limited visibility caused by heavy rain, which can impair the pilot’s ability to
  • 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 Aerospace Systems Directorate Open House wows visitors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Air Force Research Laboratory friends, family members, and colleagues were afforded a unique glimpse into the inner workings of the Aerospace Systems Directorate labs, equipment, and facilities during the 2019 Open House, held August 19.The event was organized to give visitors an opportunity to interact with
  • AFRL engineers lauded for professional achievements

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Two Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate engineers who exemplify “excellence in all we do” were recently awarded for their outstanding contributions to the Air Force mission.Dr. James Joo and Capt. Dharyl Monsalud were named recipients of prestigious awards from the Society of Asian
  • AFRL tests life-saving tool to add to aeromedical tool kit

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Name this technology. Medical professionals walk around with them draped around their necks or tucked in the pocket of their white coats. That’s right! A stethoscope.Most learn at an early age how these work—putting the ear pieces into the ears and placing the small circular piece over the heart to listen
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