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  • AFRL technology aids operators during Afghanistan evacuation

    Engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, refined a fielded tool called the Tactical Awareness Kit, or TAK, to aid operators in the fall 2021 Afghanistan evacuation. The kit has also been adapted to fit the missions of local, state and federal agencies in fighting wildfires and

  • AFRL showcases key programs at 2023 Space Symposium

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, will feature several space-related technologies and programs during the 38th Space Symposium at the Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 17-20, 2023.

  • AFRL conducts first flight experiments for communications in terahertz band

    Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, researchers successfully conducted flight experiments Dec. 2- 6, 2022, in Rome, New York to prove the viability of communications at radio frequencies above 300 gigahertz, or GHz, known in research communities as terahertz, or THz, band. Over three days of

  • Hack-A-Sat competition highlights on-orbit hacking

    The Department of the Air Force, or DAF, in collaboration with the Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, and Space Systems Command, opened registration Feb. 22, 2023, for the qualification round of the fourth annual “Hack-A-Sat” competition, the world’s first satellite hacking contest hosted for

  • Robotics competition teaches kids teamwork, STEM

    Senior Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, leaders joined middle and high school students at Hobart Arena in Troy, Ohio, March 11, 2023, as the students competed in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, or FIRST, Tech Challenge Ohio State Championship.

  • US Air Force recognizes AFRL researchers

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, recently announced that engineers Dr. Andrew J. “AJ” Metcalf and Dr. Preston T. Webster are the U.S. Air Force nominees for the 74th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award. The nominees are among hundreds of scientists and engineers at AFRL’s Space Vehicles