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  • New Air Force priority topics unveiled for industry partners

    Five new Department of the Air Force, or DAF, capability priorities are in the 2022 Topical Call for Solutions and Concepts announced to industry partners at the DAF Future Force Capability Development Strategy Interchange Meeting, or SIM, Phase I from March 14-16.

  • National radiation electronics expert brings value to AFRL space program

    The Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate is pleased to announce that Dr. Robert “Bob” Pugh was presented the prestigious Peter Haas award at the 2022 Hardened Electronics and Radiation Technology (HEART) Conference held March in Tarrytown, New York.  Pugh has been working in

  • New AFMC Professional Library encourages lifelong learning

    A new Air Force Materiel Command Professional Library offers Airmen and civilians the opportunity to embrace lifelong professional development with books, podcasts, articles and more, inspired by leadership recommendations across diverse subject areas.

  • New technical standard refines open solution

    For over 20 years, open architecture has been a requirement for the development and acquisition of almost all munition programs. However, a recent evolution has transformed the concept and brought ‘best of breed’ technology into munitions. Weapon Open System Architecture is now a standard for a

  • New DAF software factory aims to digitally transform AFRL

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The chief software officer for the Air Force recently designated Hangar 18 as a Department of the Air Force software factory. Hangar 18 joins 16 other DAF software factories—including the first, Kessel Run—that have sprung up across the nation since the

  • NASA astronaut returns to Kirtland in new role

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – Renowned NASA astronaut and Space Force Director of Test and Evaluation, Col. Nick Hague recently visited Kirtland Air Force Base space agencies including the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) and Air Force Operational Test

  • Newly-acquired AFRL test aircraft to aid personnel recovery research

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A small aircraft that is poised to make a big impact on military personnel recovery made a brief stop in the Dayton, Ohio, area on its way to St. Mary’s County, Maryland, where it will be used to test the Air Force Research Laboratory-developed Low Altitude