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  • Unmanned Vehicles

    Pressure on Pentagon for MUM-T solutions

    11th July 2018

    In the Pentagon's bid to race ahead with new technology development, the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) is joining forces with the other services to …

  • Digital Battlespace

    USAF and MIT further waveform development

    24th May 2018

    The US Air Force (USAF) Research Laboratory (AFRL) Information Directorate and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory (MIT-LL) are working together to test advanced waveforms …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Leidos to provide sensor technology to AFRL

    15th January 2018

    Leidos has been awarded a contract by the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to provide sensor technology under the Electro-Optical Combined Hyperspectral Imaging, Infrared …

  • Defence Notes

    Lockheed to develop fibre laser for AFRL

    10th November 2017

    Lockheed Martin has received a $26.3 million contract from the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to design and produce a high-power fibre laser, the …

  • Unmanned Vehicles

    AFRL testing highly-efficient diesel aircraft engine

    15th August 2017

    The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Advanced Power Technology Office has completed a ground test series on a new highly-efficiency diesel aircraft engine, the US …

  • Training

    Paris Air Show: UK leads the way in synthetic wrap

    22nd June 2017

    Following the award of a $35 million Area Weapons Effects Simulation (AWES) upgrade contract to Cubic Global Defense earlier this year by the UK MOD, …

  • Digital Battlespace

    EW Europe: US explores high-power electromagnetics

    30th May 2017

    EW and cyber operations are increasingly considered part of a larger whole and in the foreseeable future could be joined by High Power Electromagnetic (HPEM) …

  • Unmanned Vehicles

    AUVSI 2017: Air Force unveils cross-domain UAS community

    11th May 2017

    As part of its search for synergies across the broad UAS user community the US Air Force is attempting to establish a broad 'community of …

  • Unmanned Vehicles

    Lockheed, USAF demo manned/unmanned teaming

    12th April 2017

    Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), US Air Force (USAF) Test Pilot School and Calspan Corporation have carried out a successful …

  • Military Logistics

    AFRL demos RANDE system

    22nd February 2017

    The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has demonstrated a robotic snake-arm tool designed to improve aircraft maintenance procedures.The tool, called the Remote Access Nondestructive …

  • Defence Notes

    AFRL, AOT agree to tech transfer

    7th February 2017

    The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Directed Energy Directorate has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Advanced Optical Technologies (AOT) that …

  • Digital Battlespace

    US orders new secure intelligence-sharing network

    6th January 2017

    BAE Systems will work to enhance intelligence sharing capabilities for the US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) under a five-year $49 million contract announced on …

  • Military Logistics

    US AFRL develops bendable Li-ion batteries

    14th October 2016

    The US Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Materials and Manufacturing Directorate is developing a new type of flexible lithium-ion battery that can be manipulated, bent …

  • Digital Battlespace

    USAF lab gets first Agile Condor pod

    22nd September 2016

    A new on-board processing pod system called Agile Condor has been delivered by SRC to the US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), the company announced …

  • Military Logistics

    US AFRL focuses on biofuels

    31st August 2016

    The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is playing a key role in the development and commercialisation of biofuels as an environmentally friendly alternative fuel …

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