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  • AFRL celebrates Diwali festival of lights

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Air Force Research Laboratory celebrated the Diwali festival of lights holiday earlier this month, attracting more than 150 attendees from across the installation.The lunch celebration, which took place Nov. 6, was organized by an AFRL-based, newly formed

  • AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate hosts annual awards ceremony

    The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate hosted its 70th annual awards ceremony at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Kenney Hall Jan. 27, 2023. Dr. Jonathan Spowart, master of ceremonies, and Dr. Dalvir Hopkins, co-master of ceremonies, led the event,

  • AFRL researcher guest edits prominent scientific journal

    Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, researcher Dr. Nick Glavin has teamed with academia to guest edit a special edition of the prestigious scientific journal Matter . The January 2023 issue highlights special reports on the development of a new class of materials known as two-dimensional, or 2D,

  • Deputy Secretary of Defense visits Air Force Research Laboratory

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen H. Hicks traveled to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Aug. 17, 2022, where she visited an Air Force Research Laboratory thermal materials testing facility and was briefed on key areas including counter-directed energy weapons development, opportunities and

  • Air Force research team awarded patent for new tunable radio frequency filter

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio – Air Force Research Laboratory scientists recently patented a new tunable radio frequency (RF) filter design. The new design is for a smaller, lighter, less expensive device that requires much less power than current technology. As the Air Force moves to smaller, more

  • How the Air Force is making it easier for aircraft maintainers to see at night

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – We all know that working in the dark with insufficient lighting makes the task that much more cumbersome. Good quality lighting is critical for maintainers when repairing an aircraft on the flightline.The U.S. Air Force has an inventory of approximately 5,500