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  • First Air Force Hypersonics Pitch Day

    (Photos) The Armament Directorate and the Air Force Research Laboratory host the first-ever Air Force Hypersonics Pitch Day. The purpose of Air Force “pitch days” is to do business at the speed of ideas by inspiring and accelerating startup and small business creativity toward answering national security challenges.
  • AFRL achieves record-setting hypersonic ground test milestone

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – An Air Force Research Laboratory and Air Force Test Center ground test team set a record for the highest thrust produced by an air-breathing hypersonic engine in Air Force history.“AFRL, in conjunction with Arnold Engineering Development Complex and Northrop Grumman, achieved over 13,000 pounds of thrust from
  • AFOSR develops next generation scientists

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Some of the best and brightest ideas can come from young scientists eager to innovate and advance the world of science, and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research is always searching for ways to harness that knowledge and talent to advance future U.S Air Force operations.Like many AFOSR Program Officers, Dr. Ali Sayir
  • Testing workload expected to reach historic high

    The demand for testing at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex is expected to reach historic levels in many facilities during 2019 and continue into the foreseeable future.Increases are projected in areas of testing that include hypersonics, turbines, arc heaters, wind tunnels, rockets and the climatic lab, just to name a few. Some areas will
  • AEDC team members recall their time spent supporting NASA’s X-43A project

    Several AEDC team members held a brief reunion last month to share memories and reflect on their work in support of the NASA X-43A, also known as the Hyper-X program.A little more than 15 years ago, NASA’s X-43A Hypersonic Vehicle set a world speed record, setting the Guinness World Record, for an air-breathing hypersonic aircraft.The X-43A was
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