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  • SpaceWERX launches during day one of AFWERX Accelerate

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Today AFWERX kicked-off its inaugural Accelerate event with an exciting announcement on the formation of SpaceWERX, a new entity that will focus on technologies for the United States Space Force. “As we approach the first anniversary of our newest

  • AFWERX announces virtual Accelerate Event from Dec. 7 to 11

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AFWERX) – AFWERX is announcing the inaugural Accelerate event being held virtually Dec. 7 to 11. The event will highlight how AFWERX is institutionalizing air and space innovation across the Department of the Air Force. It has grown from three successful innovation experiments into

  • AFRL creates new modular weapons storage for cargo aircraft

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Junior Force Warfighter Operations team is at it again.Their current project is an updated gun rack or Modular Weapon Storage System, for the U. S. Air Force C-130 aircraft.The team, known collectively as JFWORX, is a group

  • AFRL reimagines tech development with virtual reality

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In a move the Wright Brothers likely never anticipated but surely would approve, the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate is using a bicycle to demonstrate how virtual and augmented reality could revolutionize aircraft maintenance, as

  • Rapid acquisition leads to rapid success for Air Force small business partner

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Rapid success in contracting has earned Air Force representatives an invite to the opening of the Nasdaq Stock Market July 3 in New York City.Air Force representatives received the invitation from an Air Force and AFWERX Small Business partner, Vita Inclinata