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  • DAF seeks to modernize energy infrastructure through energy campaigns

    To address these challenges, the Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability, or AFWIC, [now AF Futures] Disruptive Technology Team, in partnership with AFWERX, launched the Reimagining Energy for the DoD Challenge Sept. 2, 2020. The Energy Challenge, an open crowdsourcing initiative, sought

  • AFRL exchange officer leads international space collaboration

    Through the Department of Defense Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program, Capt. Jacob Singleton has been working with the Space Program at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, known as Dstl, for the U.K. Ministry of Defence since 2019.

  • AFRL 'x-ray vision' tool to reduce costs, time for 3D part qualification

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, in partnership with the Materials Solutions Network at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source of Cornell University, has developed a tool that can look directly inside of and instantaneously inspect the structure of composite components while they are being

  • Army partners with Air Force’s THOR for base defense

    THOR is a prototype directed energy weapon used to disable the electronics in drones, and specifically engineered to counter multiple targets – such as a drone swarm – with rapid results. The technology is housed in a 20-foot-long shipping container that can be stowed in a military cargo plane and

  • FYSA: Quantum Possibilities

    FYSA: Quantum Possibilities. For your situational awareness, harnessing the power of quantum will advance technologies that impact the warfighting domain in revolutionary and unprecedented ways. Step into the minds of prominent scientists from the Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, New York, as

  • AFOSR advances science of wound-healing technology

    Dr. Indika Rajapakse, associate professor of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics and associate professor of Mathematics at the University of Michigan, is researching ways to reprogram a person’s own cells to heal wounds faster.

  • AFRL demonstrates first collaborative weapon technologies

    A team from the Air Force Test Center flew an F-16 Fighting Falcon and released two Collaborative Small Diameter Bombs, which are Small Diameter Bombs that have been modified with a collaborative autonomy payload. The CSDBs quickly established communication with each other and their seekers detected

  • AFOSR awards 17 quantum research grants

    The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Air Force Office of Scientific Research recently awarded 17 quantum information science grants, with a focus on basic research, to scientists and engineers at institutions around the globe. These awards were fast-tracked following a three-day virtual pitch

  • AFLCMC engineer wins Women of Color STEM honor

    Monique Brission, Air Force civilian and electrical engineer for Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Fighters and Advanced Aircraft, was honored with the Professional Achievement in Government award during the 2020 Women of Color STEM Virtual Conference held Oct. 8-10, 2020.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.