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  • Rapid response minimizes winter storm damage at Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Like most of Ohio, last month’s winter storm wreaked havoc on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base infrastructure. The frigid cold and high wind gusts over multiple days caused nearly $4 million in damage across both areas of the installation.If it wasn’t for the

  • AFRL facility brings new capabilities for rain erosion testing

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Thanks to an impressive set of upgrades and a team of AFRL experts, a new and unique laboratory capability is filling a much-needed role in materials durability testing for the military and beyond.The Materials and Manufacturing Directorate’s Supersonic Rain

  • AFRL Materials Integrity researchers provide rapid answers to big challenges

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio  --  The safety and protection of the warfighter is a motivating force in everything AFRL does, but for one branch in particular, it is at the very heart of their mission.The Materials and Manufacturing Directorate’s Materials Integrity Branch stands always at