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  • Spark Tank idea comes to life through AFRL engineers

    Imagine a kitchen without a countertop or a garage without a space for its tools and nothing but the floor as a workspace. This is how Ground Surgical Teams (GST) have worked for years, but engineers from the 711th Human Performance Wing, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), are

  • USAFSAM course concludes with successful radiation assessment field exercise

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The USAF School of Aerospace Medicine’s Air Force Radiation Assessment Team, or AFRAT, completed a three-day training with 37 students in March, culminating in a field exercise at the Warfighter Training Facility here. This AFRAT basic course builds a

  • AFVentures opens opportunity window for STRATFI/TACFI program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – AFWERX AFVentures has issued a notice of opportunity for its Strategic Funding Increase (STRATFI) and Tactical Funding Increase (TACFI) programs. This opportunity, open until June 30, 2022, gives Department of the Air Force (DAF) SBIR/STTR companies

  • Innovative ideas target of new ‘Pathway’ pilot

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Innovation is getting some innovation. A pilot project spearheaded by the Air Force Research Laboratory, titled the Innovation Pathway Initiative, is focused on clearing the path for pioneering Airmen, Guardians, and civilians.Under the initiative, the

  • AFRL completes series of 1 Newton ASCENT monopropellant thruster testing

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFRL) – The Chemical Propulsion Flight Programs Group at the Air Force Research Laboratory has successfully completed the Advanced Spacecraft Energetic Non-toxic Propellant (ASCENT) monopropellant 1 Newton (1N) thruster testing in the Chemical in-Space Thruster Test

  • Four AFRL researchers honored for 2021 STEM accomplishments

    Four scientists and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory earned accolades as winners of 2021 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Awards. This prestigious honor from the office of the Air Force Chief Scientist Dr. Victoria Coleman and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science,