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  • AFMETCAL - History

    Metrology is the science of measurement. Metrology is required to ensure that Air Force systems are accurate and can reliably perform their designated missions. Every system in the Air Force inventory requires some type of accurate and reliable measurement to be made in development or operation. For example, when landing a plane, the pilot counts
  • AFMETCAL - Organizations

    AFMETCAL - ENGINEERING Serves as the technical authority for the AFMETCAL Program. Performs metrology engineering in support of the Group, PMELs and Air Force equipment users. Reviews technical characteristics of test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE) and determines calibration responsibility.
  • AFMETCAL - Privatization

    For over 30 years, the Air Force Metrology and Calibration (AFMETCAL) Program was managed by the Directorate of Metrology at the Aerospace Guidance and Metrology Center (AGMC). In 1993, the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) commission, operating under the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act 1990 (Public Law 101-510, Title XXIX), directed
  • AFOSR - Chemistry and Biological Sciences

    AFOSR RTB2 CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (RTB2) The Chemistry and Biological Sciences Team is responsible for research activities in chemistry and biological sciences. A wide range of fundamental chemistry, biology, mechanics, and biophysics research is supported to provide the Air Force with
  • AFOSR - Engineering and Complex Systems

    Untitled Document ENGINEERING AND COMPLEX SYSTEMS (RTA1) The Engineering and Complex Systems team within the Engineering and Information Science Branch leads the discovery and development of the fundamental and integrated science that advances future air and space flight. The broad goal of
  • AFOSR - Funding Opportunities

    Funding Opportunities As a part of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), AFOSR's technical experts foster and fund research within AFRL, universities, and industry laboratories to ensure the transition of research results to support USAF needs. To accomplish this task, AFOSR solicits proposals for research through various Broad Agency
  • AFOSR - Funding Opportunities - Educational Programs

     VISITING SCIENTIST PROGRAM (VSP)Submission Date: ongoing Description: The Visiting Scientist Program (VSP) provides opportunities for outstanding Air Force scientists and engineers (AF S&Es) to conduct full-time research at a non-government laboratory located within the USA. The duration of a VSP visit can be up to 179 days. The visits can be
  • AFOSR - Funding Opportunities - Special Programs

      Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program   Young Investigator Research Program (YIP)    Small
  • AFOSR - Funding Opportunities - University Research Initiative (URI)

      Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP)   Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (MURI)  
  • AFOSR - History

    A Brief Organizational History Download the AFOSR 60th Anniversary Monograph for a comprehensive history of AFOSR and its contributions to scientific advancement.The wide-ranging and highly successful United States Air Force basic research program that exists today was born out of the need to address a long-standing shortfall in military basic