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GaN-on-SiC contract signed between MACOM and AFRL - News

July 24, 2023

LOWELL, Mass. MACOM Technology Solutions has won a contract worth $4 million with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop advanced semiconductor-process technology related to gallium nitride-on-silicon carbide (GaN-on-SiC) 


AI-enhanced magnetic navigation for military planes gets capabilities trial - Story

June 09, 2023

A team of researchers at the Air Force Research Labs (AFRL) and the Massa­chusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) reported a successful demonstration of the capabilities of an aircraft outfitted with artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced magnetic navigation, known as MagNav.


AI-driven maintenance tool nabs $4.2 million contract with AFRL - News

April 07, 2023

AUSTIN, Texas. Defense and national-security contractor SparkCognition Government Systems (SGS) hs won a $4.2 million multiyear contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to deploy SGS's AI-powered readiness solution, Digital Maintenance Advisor (DMA), across additional maintenance, supply, and logistics use cases to support of the Air Force's F-16 fleet and its operators. 


Cyber contract with Air Force nets Owl Cyber $35 million extension - News

March 24, 2023

COLUMBIA, Md. Secure-systems provider Owl Cyber Defense Solutions has won an increase totaling $35 million to a previously awarded contract with the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to produce and install secure collaborative technology software and hardware for the Air Force.


DoD works with universities to maintain interest, workforce in engineering - Story

March 20, 2023

Walk around any defense-industry trade show floor in the last several years, or talk to defense-industry company officials, and one of the most pressing topics is the “gray-hair” issue. Even though new crops of engineers certainly enter the profession every year, statistics do bear out the anecdotal evidence of the aging of the defense-industry workforce. The National Science Foundation (NSF) found in 2021 that nearly 30% of all engineering and science degree holders in the labor force were 50 or over and expected to retire in the following 15 years.


GPS-alternative satellite delivered to AFRL for testing - News

January 30, 2023

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. L3Harris Technologies recently delivered the Navigation Technology Satellite-3 (NTS-3) space vehicle -- a satellite billed as an alternative to GPS -- to the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) integration and test facility at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. 


Quantum-computing agreement signed between NRL, AFRL - News

January 12, 2023

WASHINGTON. The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and the14 Naval Warfare Centers signed a memorandum of understanding with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Information Directorate in the area of quantum computing in order to exchange technical expertise collaborate on projects that will create useful quantum computing capabilities for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).