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  • AFRL holds Biotech Days

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory are using biotechnology solutions to address Air Force problems. Synthetic biology is being explored as a way to make novel chemical and materials, insect-inspired solutions are creating new ways to engineer remote navigation systems and other biotechnology
  • 552nd Air Control Networks Squadron gives back during COVID-19

    “When the United States began to be impacted by Coronavirus, we knew there must be something we can do to help,” said Airman 1st Class Stephen Criss, a software tester for the 552nd Air Control Networks Squadron.In response to COVID-19, the 552nd ACNS took their own initiative to hand sew more than 100 masks and 3-D print more than 48 face shields
  • Air Force scientists granted patent for new process that extends antibody and vaccine shelf life

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Three Air Force researchers were recently granted a patent on a method for stabilizing biological materials such as vaccines, antibodies, anti-venoms and antibiotics without using refrigeration. Drs. Joseph M. Slocik, Rajesh R. Naik and Patrick B. Dennis of AFRL’s 711th Human Performance Wing and Materials
  • Edwards AFB Community Combines Teamwork, Innovation, Effort to Fabricate Cloth Masks

    Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, many on Edwards Air Force Base are collectively turning to each other and exercising their innate innovative culture to help meet emerging needs of the Test Wing community.
  • Air Force researchers developing wearable agent detector to improve aircraft maintainer safety

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - When faced with eminent danger, no one has to think twice about what to do next: get away from it! But what if you are in a confined space and maybe not even aware of the danger? That’s a very real possibility faced daily by maintenance technicians every time they go to work inside an aircraft’s fuel
  • Arnold engineers implement Condition-Based Maintenance Wireless Network

    An innovative pilot project at Arnold Air Force Base is providing a potential solution to improving the condition-based maintenance, or CBM, program for Arnold Engineering Development Complex assets.In a unique industrial environment such as Arnold AFB, obtaining the necessary measurements for CBM decisions can be challenging. A secure and reliable
  • AFIMSC innovation project receives $3 million award

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force presented a $3 million Small Business Innovation Research program award to an Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center innovation project March 12.The project uses drones and machine learning to revolutionize how the Air Force Civil Engineer Center collects data for its environmental
  • Two teams tie to win Spark Tank 2020

    For the first time, two teams tied to as winners of the Spark Tank 2020 competition at the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Feb. 28.
  • AFRL creates safer-than-steel synthetic winch cable for cargo aircraft

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The C-17 Globemaster III aircraft fleet currently uses winch cables made of steel to pull pallets, vehicles and other items onto the aircraft from the ground via the aft ramp. This cable can experience dangerous snapback upon breakage, which can injure personnel and damage aircraft. The Air Force Research
  • Edwards maintainers conduct hands-on test with new tool

    Airmen from the 412th Maintenance Group tested a new scanning tool that could reduce troubleshooting time and costs for aircraft maintenance at Edwards Air Force Base, California, recently.
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