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  • Air Force Research Lab working to develop future workforce

    Ensuring a steady supply of technical and scientific expertise for American industry and innovation has been a national priority since about 1957 when the Soviet Union launched its first Sputnik. Today, however, with the increasingly rapid pace of high technology, the need to attract young people to

  • AFRL’s Expeditionary Energy Campaign commences

    The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Transformational Capabilities Office launched the Expeditionary Energy Campaign to fund innovative energy technologies that offer needle-moving capability enhancements for the expeditionary warfighter.

  • Air Force, university scientists share vision for unconventional computing

    Conventional computing hardware represents information as ones and zeros, depending on the state of electronic transistors. This creates artificial bottlenecks in the flow of information processing by first requiring that environmental loads be converted into an electronic state and second by

  • AEDC sea level facility helps validate sensors on turbofan engine

    The same nine vendors who visited Arnold Air Force Base as part of the Propulsion Instrumentation Working Group, or PIWG, meetings last fall recently returned.This time, instead of simply viewing an engine installed in the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Sea Level Test Cell 1 and making plans

  • AFRL conducts 1,300 experiments on record-breaking satellite

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N. M. (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory is celebrating the completion of the Demonstration and Science Experiments (DSX) satellite mission, and processing a treasure trove of valuable data that will be studied by scientists for many years to come. The spacecraft was

  • World’s top security researchers qualify for Hack-A-Sat 2 Finals

    ROME, N.Y. – The Department of the Air Force, in collaboration with the security research community, returned for the second year in a row this month, inviting a global community of researchers to hack in an open and collaborative online environment with the goal of improving the security and

  • Department of the Air Force announces fourth Vanguard program

    Under the Rocket Cargo Vanguard, the Air Force Research Laboratory will lead a science and technology effort to determine the viability and utility of using large commercial rockets for Department of Defense global logistics, potentially expanding the portfolio of capabilities the USSF presents to