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  • AFRL tests in-house, rapidly developed small engine

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory demonstrated a new and ultra-responsive approach to turbine engine development with the initial testing of the Responsive Open Source Engine (ROSE) on Nov. 6, 2019, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The Aerospace Systems Directorate’s ROSE is the first turbine engine
  • Big wins for small business expected at Air Force Space Pitch Day

    During Air Force Space Pitch Day, small businesses and startups pitch to a specific Air Force space mission set in hopes of scoring a contract with the Air Force.
  • AFRL honors scientists and engineers for exceptional career achievements

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory will honor 21 scientists and engineers Nov. 13 for their outstanding career accomplishments during the laboratory’s 2019 Fellows and Science and Engineering Early Career Awards Banquet at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. This group, which is the largest in
  • Hanscom-based PEOs make big gains with small business

    Hanscom-based Air Force Life Cycle Management Center program executive officers sent more contracting dollars directly to small businesses during the recently concluded federal fiscal year than ever before.
  • AFMC civilian Airmen excel in CDE Academic Year 2020 application cycle

    More than 735 Air Force Materiel Command Civilian Airmen were selected for Academic Year 2020 Civilian Developmental Education opportunities, filling nearly 49% of the Air Force program allocations for the academic year.
  • AFNWC civilian appointed to senior executive service

    An Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center civilian was promoted to a scientific and professional, or ST, position engaged in research and development in the engineering sciences field.
  • AFLCMC team’s efforts lead to the creation of a joint French/Germany C-130 squadron

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Providing American allies with the aircraft they need to support their national sovereignty and defense is one of the missions of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center.In a first, AFLCMC recently delivered two C-130Js and the first of two KC-130Js to a joint French and German squadron at Évreux-Fauville
  • Head of Air Combat Command tours AFRL

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – What kind of emerging, game-changing technologies are being developed at the Air Force Research Laboratory that are vital for meeting our warfighters’ needs?That’s what Gen. James M. “Mike” Holmes, head of Air Combat Command, wanted to know during a recent visit here. With AFRL Commander Maj. Gen. William
  • Munitions squadron improves efficiency with new workstations

    Efficiency and safety improved in the 649th Munitions Squadron’s inspection bays with the installation of new electrostatic discharge workstations.
  • Air Force tests plasma reactor to degrade, destroy PFOS, PFOA

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Civilian researchers completed a two-week field demonstration here using an innovative plasma technology to degrade and destroy perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid, known as PFOS and PFOA, in groundwater.This was the first field demonstration of the Enhanced Contact Plasma Reactor, conducted