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  • AFRL supports Thunderbirds with aerospace technology

    DAYTON, Ohio – The United States Air Force Thunderbirds delivered an awe-inspiring performance at the Vectren Dayton Air Show June 22-23, captivating young and old alike with  jaw-dropping aerial maneuvers and impressive feats of skill. While these daring pilots and their impressive aircraft are the stars of the show, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Cooley discusses ‘Lab Life’ on AFRL podcast

    Major General William Cooley, commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory, is the featured guest on AFRL’s podcast, “Lab Life,” available July 10. Lab Life brings listeners behind the scenes with Air Force scientists, engineers and professionals who are developing tomorrow’s technologies today.
  • 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
  • AFRL’s metals experts receive STAR Team Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Four members from the Metals Branch at the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, were designated as an Air Force Office of Scientific Research STAR Team for the years 2019-2021. AFOSR acknowledges researchers who have demonstrated world class scientific or engineering
  • AFRL and partners reclaim obsolete aircraft parts using advanced manufacturing technology

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The average age of Air Force aircraft is over 28 years according to Assessment of Military Power, 2018. This creates a constant requirement for components needing repair or replacement. Parts can be difficult to acquire when original suppliers are no longer in existence and new suppliers have no desire to
  • AFRL produces lighter, thinner transparent armor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Transparent aluminum, a technology first suggested in the science fiction film “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home,” is now a reality.With a growing need in the Department of Defense for transparent armor for personnel protection and infrared windows for reconnaissance applications, the Air Force Research
  • AFRL student challenges inspire innovation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Teams of emerging scientists and engineers are developing solutions to some of the Air Force’s most challenging problems, thanks to an Air Force Research Laboratory competition that harnesses the talents of students and cadets from throughout the country.The AFRL University and Service Academy Challenges are
  • AFOSR develops Next Generation Scientists

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Some of the best and brightest ideas can come from young scientists eager to innovate and advance the world of science, and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research is always searching for ways to harness that knowledge and talent to advance future U.S Air Force operations.Like many AFOSR Program Officers, Dr. Ali Sayir
  • AFRL employees offer helping hand to those affected by recent tornadoes

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Many surrounding areas of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base were damaged from tornadoes that struck Mercer, Montgomery, and Greene County, Ohio on Memorial Day.As Air Force Research Laboratory Material and Manufacturing Directorate employees realized their coworkers were affected by the tornadoes, they quickly
  • AFRL Junior Force Council sponsors Advanced Science & Technology Symposium

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- AFRL’s junior scientists and engineers are showcasing their state-of-the-art research and seeking mentors from industry, academia and government partners at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Advanced Science & Technology Symposium, May 29, 1-4 p.m., at the Wright Brothers Institute in Dayton.This event is
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