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711 HPW Brain Stimulation
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AFRL 711 HPW

Brain stimulation study volunteer Staff Sgt. William Raydon receives a mild electric stimulation to his brain as part of a study being conducted by the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) 711th Human Performance Wing (711 HPW). The application of a mild, electric current to particular...
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AFRL Announces New Hypersonic Research Branch

It looks like a new lab is about to be born! Earlier this month, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) announced that it’s launching a new branch to focus on hypersonic research. "The relationship between the Air Force Research Laboratory and Arnold Engineering Development Complex ’s...
AFRL Directed Energy Directorate Aero-Effects Laboratory
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AFRL Directed Energy Directorate Aero-Effects Laboratory

The Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Directed Energy Directorate Aero-Effects Laboratory uses a brand-new supersonic wind tunnel to study the effects of aerodynamic disturbances in the supersonic environment. The facility has an unique capability to develop and implement cutting-edge optical...
AFRL honoree specifies T2 as future focus
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AFRL honoree specifies T2 as future focus

After being named the Department of Defense Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter, Air Force Research Laboratory researcher Khanh Pham is looking ahead to new goals that involve expanding the laboratory’s technology transfer efforts. Pham, a senior aerospace engineer with AFRL, earned the award for...
AFRL New Mexico units will transfer to Space Force
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AFRL New Mexico units will transfer to Space Force

The Air Force Research Laboratory at Kirtland AFB recently received news that some of their missions will transfer to the U.S. Space Force (USSF). AFRL units readying for transfer include most of the Space Vehicles Directorate missions and the Directed Energy Directorate’s Electro-Optics Division...
AFRL scientist working on WFOV system technology
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AFRL Studying Insects to Improve Navigation and Sensing

A Bioprincipic Research Team at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is developing bio-inspired sensors for agile flight and sensory ecology and information exploitation. The interdisciplinary team of biologists, physicists, and engineers research the ways in which biological systems sense and...

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