AFRL Information Directorate (RI)

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   The Information Directorate is the Air Force's and nation's premier research organization for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) and Cyber technologies. The directorate explores, prototypes, and demonstrates high-impact, affordable and game-changing technologies. These technologies transform data into information and subsequently knowledge for decision makers to command and control forces. This knowledge gives our air, space and cyberspace forces the competitive advantage needed to protect and defend the nations.

Our Mission: To explore, prototype and demonstrate high-impact, game changing technologies that enable the Air Force and Nation to maintain its superior technical advantage. 

AFRL/RI Director

Col. Timothy J. Lawrence is the Director, Information Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York.

Colonel Timothy J. Lawrence
Director, Information Directorate
Commander, Detachment 4
Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, NY
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Site Operation Status

  The AFRL/RI Site Operation Status is available by calling (315) 330-3100.

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FOIA Information

  FOIA requests for records located at AFRL/RI can be accomplished via e-mail to, or by sending a written request to AFRL/FOIA, 26 Electronic Parkway, Rome NY 13441-4514.

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