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  • AFRL stands up new Civic Leader Program

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, established a new Civic Leader Program, or CLP, to build a group of informed and well-connected advocates that advises and collaborates with AFRL leadership and provides connections between civic leader communities and the public.

  • AFRL partners with NASA in CubeSat navigation, communication mission

    The Air Force Research Laboratory’s, or AFRL, newest sensor experiment deployed from the International Space Station Dec. 29, 2022, hosted on NASA’s six-unit cube satellite named petitSat, or Plasma Enhancements in the Ionosphere-Thermosphere Satellite. The CubeSat’s mission is to study a layer in

  • New AFRL mission area leads integrate, execute space S&T needs

    Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, Commander Maj. Gen. Heather Pringle announced new space mission area leads, or MAL, in December 2022. With the growing national space community, she said, adding space MALs will help support the range of customers in the expanding ecosystem.

  • AFRL infrastructure projects boost readiness, security

    While the Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, is notable for developments inside the lab, a series of projects at AFRL sites across the U.S. is modernizing infrastructure and strengthening science and technology capabilities for national defense. These projects include new rocket fabrication

  • 2023 Star Team awards credit two AFRL directorates for innovation

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, announced the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, or AFOSR, winners of the 2023 Star Team awards Jan. 11, 2023. The Star Team designation, managed by AFOSR, is awarded annually to the top 10% of AFRL Laboratory Tasks performing the most innovative

  • US, UK partnership demonstrates artificial intelligence technology

    For the first time, the U.S.’s Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, in partnership with the U.K.’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, or Dstl, demonstrated state-of-the-art artificial intelligence, or AI, technology at two major back-to-back military exercises.

  • AFRL division wins award for cold spray robot

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, teamed with the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing, or ARM, Institute to win the Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award at the 2022 Defense Manufacturing Conference for the creation of an augmented reality-enabled cold spray robot, nicknamed