Air Force Invents Flapping Wing Micro Aircraft Based On Bird Biomechanics

Researchers at the US Air Force Research Lab have invented a flapping-wing micro aircraft vehicle – or MAV – based on the biomechanical movement of flying birds and insects. It is intended to be used for open surveillance, swarm operations, and situational awareness on the battlefield. Read more about Air Force Invents Flapping Wing Micro Aircraft Based On Bird Biomechanics

DoD Public-Private Partnerships Focus on Manufacturing Innovations to Fight COVID-19 and Build the Industrial Base

Department of Defense (DoD) Manufacturing Innovation Institutes (MIIs) — public-private partnerships established by the Office of the Secretary of Defense Manufacturing Technology (OSD ManTech) Program, under the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)) — convene critical, groundbreaking work that helps in the fight against COVID-19 and builds and... Read more about DoD Public-Private Partnerships Focus on Manufacturing Innovations to Fight COVID-19 and Build the Industrial Base

STRIKEWERX, LSUS partnership realizes Airmen ideas to solve needs

SHREVEPORT, La. — STRIKEWERX, Air Force Global Strike Command’s innovation hub, and LSU Shreveport are working together to develop prototypes and solutions that will improve the lives of Airmen across the Command. Read more about STRIKEWERX, LSUS partnership realizes Airmen ideas to solve needs

Space Force’s STEM outreach provides critical link to force’s future

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) --As a tech-heavy, digital service, the U.S. Space Force relies on Guardians with academic backgrounds in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics to build and fortify its foundation. Read more about Space Force’s STEM outreach provides critical link to force’s future

Griffiss Institute Announces Awardees in New Program That Addresses Urgent Need to Grow Cybersecurity Workforce

ROME, NY — The Griffiss Institute, in partnership with the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense and the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate, is pleased to announce award recipients for the first ever Virtual Institutes for Cyber and Electromagnetic Spectrum Research and Employ (VICEROY) Program. Read more about Griffiss Institute Announces Awardees in New Program That Addresses Urgent Need to Grow Cybersecurity Workforce

AFRL conducts 1,300 experiments on record-breaking satellite

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N. M. (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory is celebrating the completion of the Demonstration and Science Experiments (DSX) satellite mission, and processing a treasure trove of valuable data that will be studied by scientists for many years to come. Read more about AFRL conducts 1,300 experiments on record-breaking satellite

Parallax Advanced Research program helps build Air Force and Space Force Tech Connect, the first Department of the Air Force online innovation idea submission tool

DAYTON, Ohio -- In April 2019, the Department of the Air Force launched its Science and Technology 2030 Strategy which lays a path forward for the Department of the Air Force science and technology ecosystem to rapidly develop warfighting capabilities. As a result, the Department of the Air Force invested in programs and tools to assist small businesses, innovators, entrepreneurs, academics and... Read more about Parallax Advanced Research program helps build Air Force and Space Force Tech Connect, the first Department of the Air Force online innovation idea submission tool