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AFRL welcomes two new leaders

Posted February 5, 2016 by

Air Force photograph Michael Huggins is the new chief engineer and technical engineering authority for the Aerospace Directorate for Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. The directorate chief engineer position was transferred to Edwards AFB and Huggins will divide his time in offices at both locations. The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory saw…

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Rake fabricated at AEDC Model, Machine Shop to be used for flow calibration at NFAC

Posted April 12, 2017 by Deidre Ortiz

Air Force photograph by Rick Goodfriend The rake hardware that will be used this summer in the Phase II Flow Calibration of the 40-by-80 foot test section at the AEDC National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex at the Ames Research Facility, Calif., was fabricated at the AEDC Model and Machine Shop. The rake hardware that will be…

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X-47B departs Pax River

Posted January 30, 2017 by

Navy photograph An X-47B unmanned aircraft departed NAS Patuxent River, Md. Jan.26 for cross country trip back to Northrop Grumman’s manufacturing facility in Palmdale, Calif.  As part of the Unmanned Carrier Air System-Demonstration (UCAS-D) program, the X-47B demonstrated technologies to support the Navy’s unmanned carrier aviation efforts. The second X-47B aircraft will make the same trip next…

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First combat Raptor, Maloney’s Pony, rides into Edwards

Posted January 15, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

The 411th Flight Test Squadron got a first-hand look at a legend in June and November of 2015 when F-22 tail number 09-0174 "Maloney's Pony" landed at Edwards.

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Pax River ITF to conduct first-time trials onboard partner nation’s carrier

Posted August 29, 2018 by

Navy photograph by Arnel Parker Royal Air Force Sqn. Ldr. Andrew Edgell, test pilot at the F-35 Pax River Integrated Test Force, performs a ski jump Aug. 13, 2018, at NAS Patuxent River with an F-35B test jet as part of the workups to prepare for First of Class Flight Trials (Fixed Wing) aboard HMS…

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Seizing the Objective

Posted October 14, 2016 by

Army photograph by Sgt. David Edge An OPFOR Surrogate Vehicle from Coldsteel Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, travels through the city of Dezashah en route to the objective, during NTC rotation 17-01, at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif., Oct. 7, 2016. The purpose of this phase of the rotation was to…

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NAWCWD Threat/Targets team recycles, upgrades, brings knowledge home

Posted January 11, 2016 by

What if you could rip the engine out of your 1979 grocery-getter and make it run like a sports car for a third the cost of buying new? Late last year, the Threat/Target Systems Department at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division did just that.

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Army launches innovation challenge on cyber situational awareness

Posted November 23, 2015 by Claire Heininger

Situational awareness -- knowing precisely what's happening on the battlefield, where and when -- can make the difference between mission success and mission failure.

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AFRL unveils “one-stop” technology licensing

Posted May 23, 2018 by Holly Jordan

Courtesy photograph The Air Force Research Laboratory is launching Express Licensing, a one-stop shopping approach that allows entrepreneurs to discover available AFRL-developed technologies and quickly and easily determine if a licensing opportunity fits their capabilities. Pictured here are voxelated liquid crystal elastomers, a shape-changeable soft material technology available on the Express Licensing website. The Air…

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U.S. Marine Corps receives approval for CH-53K King Stallion production

Posted April 7, 2017 by

Marine Corps photograph The CH-53K King Stallion returns to the Sikorsky Development Flight Test Center after completing its first gun-fire testing on March 22, 2017. The Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics) approved the Navy’s request for the CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter program…

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