AFRL supports Thunderbirds with aerospace technology

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds delivered an awe-inspiring performance at the Vectren Dayton Air Show June 22-23, 2019, captivating young and old alike...

MQ-8C Fire Scout achieves initial operational capability

The Navy declared initial operational capability of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter June 28 clearing the way for fleet operations and training.  The MQ-8...

82nd Airborne infantry Soldiers to test light tank next year

Infantry Soldiers are closer to getting their hands on a "light tank" that will boost the firepower of their formations without slowing them down....

Three-nation F-35 exercise demonstrates air power interoperability

F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft from the United States, United Kingdom and Israel participated in Exercise Tri-Lightning over the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, June 25,...

Marine Corps at forefront for ground-based lasers

A drone-killing, directed energy weapon prototype is now in the hands of Marines. The Compact Laser Weapons System—or CLaWS—is the first ground-based laser approved...

Air Force Research Laboratory prepares DSX spacecraft for launch

Air Force Research Laboratory engineers have completed the final assembly and integration of the Demonstration and Science Experiments (DSX) spacecraft in preparation for its...

Army tests prototypes, explores technologies for air, missile defense

The Army on June 17 completed 17 an almost three-month-long capabilities demonstration of prototype radars aimed at replacing the one currently used by Patriot...

Multinational JTACs integrate in Red Flag-Alaska

During exercise Red Flag-Alaska 19-2, U.S. Air Force tactical air control party joint terminal attack controllers assigned to the 116th Air Support Operations Squadron...

AFRL produces lighter, thinner transparent armor

Transparent aluminum, a technology first suggested in the science fiction film “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home,” is now a reality. With a growing need...

AEDC space chamber supports Ground-Based Midcourse Defense

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency conducted a successful flight test for a program that the AEDC 10-foot vacuum chamber at Arnold Air Force Base,...