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  • 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

  • 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

  • Eglin HEXA milestone featured in Around the Air Force

    In this week’s look around the Air Force, new B-21 Raider long-range bomber rolls out for public view, Airmen fly the HEXA, an electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle, and the Air Force Research Lab is creating a domestic supply of rubber for aircraft tires using dandelions.

  • AFRL accepting applications for fully funded graduate internship program

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, is accepting applications now through Jan. 20, 2023, for a fully funded, world-class graduate student internship program here. Applicants must U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled full-time in a graduate-level Master of Science or Ph.D. program at an

  • AFRL experiments with heat flow to manipulate quantum materials

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, Nano Electronic Materials Branch, part of the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, used heat flow experiments to manipulate quantum materials into functioning in new and different ways at higher temperatures.

  • Deputy Secretary of Defense visits Air Force Research Laboratory

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen H. Hicks traveled to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Aug. 17, 2022, where she visited an Air Force Research Laboratory thermal materials testing facility and was briefed on key areas including counter-directed energy weapons development, opportunities and