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  • AFRL to highlight latest technologies at AFA Warfare Symposium

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory will showcase programs and technologies in several areas including space, weapons, biotechnology, and command and control, plus avenues for sharing ideas or capabilities with the lab during the Air Force Association’s

  • AFRL to highlight latest technologies at AFA Warfare Symposium

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory will showcase programs and technologies in several areas including space, weapons, biotechnology, and command and control, plus avenues for sharing ideas or capabilities with the lab during the Air Force Association’s

  • Summit aims to get warfighters “ready to go fast”

    Leaders and personnel from Air Force Materiel Command organizations collaborated virtually during the quarterly Air Force Test Center–Air Force Research Laboratory Summit January 24-28 with the goal of improving technology and capability delivery times to the warfighter.

  • NF-16D VISTA becomes X-62A

    The NF-16D Variable In-flight Simulator Aircraft (VISTA) has been redesignated as the X-62A, effective June 14, 2021.

  • Test Flag Enterprise integrates autonomy into Orange Flag

    Orange Flag 21-2 brought in two new objectives to the large force test event: autonomy and Emerald Flag collaboration. The test event hosted by Air Force Test Center’s 412th Test Wing at Edwards AFB, California, occurred June 24, 2021.

  • Test Flag Enterprise integrates autonomy into Orange Flag

    Orange Flag 21-2 brought in two new objectives to the large force test event: autonomy and Emerald Flag collaboration. The test event hosted by Air Force Test Center’s 412th Test Wing at Edwards AFB, California, occurred June 24, 2021.

  • AFLCMC awards Skyborg second phase

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) – The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center has completed the second phase of awards for the Skyborg Prototyping, Experimentation and Autonomy Development (SPEAD) multiple indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract.  This round adds AeroVironment

  • ET-CTF completes new test bed flight tests

    The Emerging Technology Combined Test Force successfully completed flight tests on its newest autonomous aircraft test bed last month at Edwards Air Force Base, California. The flight tests are in support of the Skyborg project with the goal to ultimately provide an autonomous software testing

  • TACE lays down foundation for future UAV test safety

    The 412th Test Wing’s Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force conducted an autonomous test flight at Edwards Air Force Base, California, July 25. The flight’s mission was to test a software suite designed to make unmanned aerial vehicle flight safer.