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  • AFRL honors its newest senior scientist at induction ceremony

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, hosted a promotion and pin-on ceremony to honor its newest senior scientist Dr. Mark Benedict, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, May 9, 2024. The ceremony publicly inducted Benedict into the Scientific and Professional Cadre of Senior Executives, though

  • AFRL chief scientists welcome HBCU partners to advance tactical autonomy

    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFRL) — Chief scientists from technical directorates across the Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, hosted the Department of the Air Force’s first-ever Historically Black Colleges and Universities, or HBCU, -led University Affiliated Research Center, or UARC, at Eglin

  • AFRL-developed physiological monitoring system undergoes flight tests

    An Air Force Research Laboratory-developed physiological monitoring system for pilots completed a series of F-16 flight tests March 4-17, 2024, at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, or TPS, at Edwards Air Force Base, California. The 422d Test and Evaluation Squadron also completed flight tests on

  • AFRL revives Scanning Electron Microscope Educators program

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate has recently reinstated the Scanning Electron Microscope Educators, or SEMEDS, program, which was paused in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The after-school program gives area middle and high school students

  • New diagnostic system to validate high-power laser weapon performance

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL’s, Directed Energy Directorate, completed the build of its new Government Radiometrically-Accurate Instrument for Laser Evaluation Version II, or GRAILE-II, system Jan. 18, 2024. The diagnostic system will be used to validate the performance of the

  • AFWERX members, teams recognized for leadership, innovation

    Members and teams with AFWERX, the Department of the Air Force’s innovation arm and a directorate within the Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, received top performance awards during the AFRL annual awards ceremony at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Kenney Hall on March 19, 2024.DVIDS