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  • Electric Alia begins flight testing at Eglin

    The goal of this first test was to examine battery usage over certain distances with specific power configurations as well as the ground logistics of executing back-to-back flights with an electric aircraft.

  • Experts from across AFRL collaborate in first Discover conference

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, held its first Discover conference Oct. 24-25, 2023, at the Wright State University Nutter Center in Fairborn, Ohio. The conference provided opportunities for scientists and engineers across the AFRL enterprise to share their technical research, engage in

  • Earth Day focus — Beaming solar power from satellite array

    In honor of Earth Day, the Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, is highlighting its efforts toward harnessing the Sun’s energy, converting it to radio frequency, or RF, and beaming it to the Earth providing a green power source for the U.S. and allied forces.

  • Equipping Space Force operators through innovation

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFRL) - U.S. Space Force organizations at Kirtland AFB led the 2nd Annual Delta Innovation Summit held in February. Col. Eric Felt, director of the Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate, and Col. Joseph Roth, director of the Space Systems Command 

  • Edison Grants empower researchers in uniform

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – What started in an Air Force Academy classroom could end up benefiting women worldwide, thanks to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Edison Grant Program.An Edison Grant also is allowing a young AFRL scientist-in-uniform to lead experiments with a