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  • The 355th Wing flies toward the future

    A LIFT Aircraft electronic vertical takeoff and landing aircraft was transported from Springfield, Ohio to Austin, Texas, March 23 – 24, 2021.

  • AFRL Executive Director Jack Blackhurst set to retire March 31

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Jack Blackhurst, executive director of the Air Force Research Laboratory, will retire from federal service March 31 culminating a career of a combined 46 years of military and civilian federal service. The retirement ceremony will be broadcast live,

  • AFWERX crowns 2021 Spark Tank winner at Virtual Aerospace Warfare Symposium

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Master Sgt. Justin Bauer from the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona was awarded the prestigious AFWERX Spark Tank trophy after his innovative method for C-130 wheel repair was selected as the Spark Tank 2021 winner February

  • AFRL exchange officer leads international Space collaboration

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM (AFRL) – Air Force Research Laboratory exchange officer to the United Kingdom Capt. Jacob Singleton, plays an important role in promoting international cooperation in military research, development and acquisition among the United Kingdom (UK), United States and other North

  • The Air Force seeks to accelerate efficiency

    As modern warfare continues to evolve, the Air Force has renewed its focus on maintaining secure fuel networks and optimizing operations for maximized combat capability. Over the past year, the Air Force Operational Energy office targeted specific initiatives that aim to increase operational

  • Air Force discusses the future of energy efficiency

    At this year’s Virtual Air Warfare Symposium, the Air Force Association held a panel on February 23rd with Department of the Air Force senior leaders titled “No Fuel, No Fight: The Future of Warfighting Energy Requirements.” The purpose of the panel was to discuss the inherent vulnerabilities fuel

  • AFWERX outlines future opportunities to accelerate innovation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – AFWERX Accelerate wrapped-up a weeklong virtual event featuring 179 speakers and 7,000+ registrants with discussions on the six new Prime sectors (energy, game, autonomy, supersonic travel, space and microelectronics), a statement on the newest AFWERX