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AFRL/RI collage photo   The Information Directorate is the Air Force's and nation's premier research organization for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) and Cyber technologies. The directorate explores, prototypes, and demonstrates high-impact, affordable and game-changing technologies. These technologies transform data into information and subsequently knowledge for decision makers to command and control forces. This knowledge gives our air, space and cyberspace forces the competitive advantage needed to protect and defend the nations.

Our Mission: To explore, prototype and demonstrate high-impact, game changing technologies that enable the Air Force and Nation to maintain its superior technical advantage. 
 
       

FOIA Information

FOIA requests for records located at AFRL/RI can be accomplished via e-mail to rrs.foia@us.af.mil, or by sending a written request to AFRL/FOIA, 26 Electronic Parkway, Rome NY 13441-4514.

About AFRL/RI

Colonel Timothy J. Lawrence is Director, Information Directorate, and Commander, Detachment 4, Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York.

Colonel Timothy J. Lawrence is Director, Information Directorate, and Commander, Detachment 4, Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York.  The Information Directorate (RI) is the Air Force’s leading research organization for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) and cyber (+1) technologies. The mission of RI is to explore, prototype and demonstrate high-impact, game-changing technologies that enable the Air Force and nation to maintain its superior technical advantage. RI consists of more than 1,200 military, civilians, and on-site contractors.  Full biography.

OUR MISSION: To explore, prototype, and demonstrate high-impact, game changing technologies that enable
the Air Force and Nation to maintain its superior technical advantage.
 
OUR VISION: To lead the Air Force and Nation in command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I) and cyber science, technology, research and development.


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