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  • 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,

  • AFRL infrastructure projects boost readiness, security

    While the Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, is notable for developments inside the lab, a series of projects at AFRL sites across the U.S. is modernizing infrastructure and strengthening science and technology capabilities for national defense. These projects include new rocket fabrication

  • Undersecretary of the Air Force visits Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Gina Ortiz Jones, undersecretary of the Air Force, got a look at various organizations and missions Jan. 9 during a daylong tour of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Jones was also briefed on a variety of topics, ranging from cold-spray technology and strategic

  • 2023 Star Team awards credit 2 AFRL directorates for innovation

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, announced the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, or AFOSR, winners of the 2023 Star Team awards Jan. 11, 2023. The Star Team designation, managed by AFOSR, is awarded annually to the top 10% of AFRL Laboratory Tasks performing the most innovative

  • AFWERX, Army partner in first multiservice contracting sprint

    The AFWERX contracting team partnered with two Army organizations to execute the first multiservice Small Business Innovation Research, or SBIR, and Small Business Technology Transfer, or STTR, contracting sprint. The exercise, in which AFWERX partnered with the Army Futures Command, or AFC, and

  • US, UK partnership demonstrates artificial intelligence technology

    For the first time, the U.S.’s Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, in partnership with the U.K.’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, or Dstl, demonstrated state-of-the-art artificial intelligence, or AI, technology at two major back-to-back military exercises.

  • Innovation Industry Days event to educate small businesses, academia

    Small businesses, academics and government officials involved in emerging technologies will gather Jan. 24-26, 2023, at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas for Innovation Industry Days, a networking and educational event sponsored by AFWERX and the Air Force Installation

  • AFRL division wins award for cold spray robot

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, teamed with the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing, or ARM, Institute to win the Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award at the 2022 Defense Manufacturing Conference for the creation of an augmented reality-enabled cold spray robot, nicknamed