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  • AFRL’s THOR hammers drones in new video animation

    The Air Force Research Laboratory has created a new video animation that realistically depicts THOR (Tactical High-power Operational Responder) destroying swarms of enemy drones in a base defense scenario.

  • AFRL engineer graduates from first-ever Space Test course

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFRL) – Air Force Research Laboratory astronautical engineer Evelyn Kent is among the graduates of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School’s inaugural Space Test Fundamentals course. The new program for space professionals included 15 students made up of Airmen and

  • AFRL engineer selected as AIAA Fellow

    Dr. Scott Erwin, who has worked with AFRL in Albuquerque, New Mexico for more than 24 years, is a recent selectee to the Class of 2021 Fellows of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

  • AFRL exchange officer leads international Space collaboration

    Air Force Research Laboratory exchange officer to the United Kingdom Capt. Jacob Singleton, plays an important role in promoting international cooperation in military research, development and acquisition among the United Kingdom (UK), United States and other North Atlantic Treaty Organization

  • She’s proud to serve and says to women – “Be Strong”

    “I wanted to do something noble with my life,” 1st Lt. Kyra Schmidt began when talking about her reason for joining the military. The U.S. Air Force Academy graduate is a developmental engineer assigned to the Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate located on Kirtland Air Force

  • AFRL Space Vehicles, Directed Energy Directorate personnel honored

    The Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles and Directed Energy Directorates honored the outstanding achievements of 70 Air Force and Space Force individuals and teams during their 2020 Phillips Research Site Annual Awards.  The virtual ceremony was held February 24. It illustrated how