World’s largest airplane makes first flight

Photograph by Peter W. Merlin Stratolaunch, the world’s largest airplane, took to the air for the first time April 13, following more than eight years...

Northrop Grumman KC-135 infrared countermeasures system for achieves Milestone C

Air Force photographNorthrop Grumman’s laser-based LAIRCM infrared countermeasure packages advanced missile warning sensors, a pointer/tracker and processor into a pod that can be...

Navy, Marine Corps explore emerging technologies to create new capabilities

In a concerted push to advance and accelerate America's warfighting advantage, nearly 40 different research and engineering organizations from across the Naval Research and...

From seawater to jet fuel: NAWCWD teams up with ONR Global...

Navy photograph by Paul KakertDr. Josanne Woodroffe, a research chemist at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, measures the heat of combustion of...

Virtual, augmented reality may hold key to future Air Force training

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Daryl KneeA demonstrator shows how augmented reality can be used to view floating dialogue boxes for individual...

First metallic 3D printed part installed on F-22

Air Force photograph by R. Nial BradshawA new metallic 3D printed part alongside the aluminum part it will replace on an F-22 Raptor...

Exoskeleton event brings teams together to advance exoskeleton technology

Army photograph by David KammSeveral key organizations recently came together to advance exoskeleton technology for the Soldier during an intensive three-day Operations and...

S&T 18 Wargame tests Air Force science, technology concepts for 2038

Air Force illustrationThe Air Force Materiel Command's Science and Technology 2018 Wargames tested the military utility of more than 30 next-generation warfighting capabilities...

AFRL-developed Electrical Systems Tester supports B-52 depot maintenance

Courtesy photographA Electrical Systems Tester hardware unit positioned inside an aircraft during a test. A cooperative research effort between the Air Force Research...

AFRL holds Innovation Challenge

Courtesy photographAir Force Research Laboratory Tech Engagement Office members present CrowdAI with a $25,000 first prize certificate at the Hyperspace Challenge Nov. 15...