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  • AFRL engineer earns lifetime achievement award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Robert “Bob” Mercier, a chief engineer with the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate, earned the Joint Army, Navy, NASA, Air Force Airbreathing Propulsion Subcommittee Lifetime Achievement Award, Dec. 8, 2020 during a virtual awards

  • AFTC commander, command chief visit AEDC

    Air Force Test Center leadership check in on the well-being of AEDC personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing tests in support of the National Defense Strategy.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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