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  • Open-source software enables scientists to expedite research

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The Autonomous Research System, an open-source software program developed by Air Force Research Laboratory scientists, is now available online as a free download, thanks to a new licensing agreement. ARES OS, a product 10 years in the making, aims to transform the research process by exploiting
  • AFRL to showcase key programs, processes to provide warfighters with innovative technologies at Air, Space & Cyber Conference

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory will showcase several areas including Department of the Air Force Vanguard programs, COVID-19 response efforts, innovative capabilities for base defense and palletized munitions plus several avenues for sharing ideas or capabilities with the lab during the Air Force
  • AFRL breaks ground on high-tech wargaming facility

    The Wargaming and Advanced Research Simulation (WARS) Laboratory will house the Directed Energy Wargaming and Simulation Branch and the Space Vehicles Simulation and Analysis Branch.
  • AFRL promotes ‘One lab, two services’ at Space Symposium

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AFRL) – Air Force Research Laboratory Commander Maj. Gen. Heather Pringle and other AFRL subject matter experts gathered to connect with the space community at the Space Foundation’s 36th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs August 23-27. Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer, retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral
  • AFRL offers university satellite program

     KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory’s University Nanosatellite Program (UNP) request for proposals (RFP) will be open until October 1. UNP funds U.S. university students and programs to design, build, launch, and operate small satellites with the primary goal to train the next generation of space
  • AFRL extends capability for testing solid rocket motors with new equipment

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory's Rocket Propulsion Division has a new capability, a Split-Hopkinson Pressure Bar system, also known as a Kolsky bar, that measures stress at high strain rates and helps analyze material behavior under severe conditions. “This system will give AFRL a new and unprecedented
  • Air Force medics partner with University of Nebraska to sharpen biocontainment care skills

    Lt. Gen. Robert I. Miller, U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, visited the Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills Omaha program on August 18, receiving updates on the program’s Principles of Biocontainment Care course and the Air Force’s partnership with Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska.
  • AFRL Munitions Directorate opens new collaborative facilities for faster technology development

    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate recently opened two new jointly constructed facilities here, designed to serve as adaptable and collaborative workspace environments. These facilities will encourage rapid, cross-disciplinary interactions and cultivate an inspiring, creative, and innovative
  • USAFSAM provides deployment training to medics

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Aeromedical evacuation instructors from the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine provided an all-day deployment training on patient movement Aug. 12 to a team of 14 medics from the 88th Medical Group who currently work at the Wright-Patt Medical Center. The training consisted of classroom
  • Entrepreneur Opportunity Program helps turn AFRL people, ideas into new private sector businesses

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OHIO (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Entrepreneurial Opportunities Program is turning scientists and engineers into business owners to speed emerging technology to warfighters.“AFRL is great at innovating new technologies, but unless someone, somewhere decides to produce them, nobody benefits,” said

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