US Air Force Research Laboratory

Type: Organization
Name: US Air Force Research Laboratory (Air Force Research Laboratory, AFRL)
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Government IT News For VARs — April 23, 2014

By Megan Williams , contributing writerIn this week’s news, the CMS is searching out small companies to replace Accenture to manage Healthcare.gov, the FBI Cyber Division releases hallmarks of a Heartbleed-enabled security breach, and the GSA is backing ... [Published Business Solutions - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Lufthansa to evaluate Gevo Alcohol-to-Jet renewable fuel for commercial aviation use

Bio-isobutanol producer Gevo, Inc. has come to an agreement withLufthansa under which the carrier will evaluate Gevo’s renewable jet fuel with the goal ofapproving the alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) for commercial aviation use. ( Earlier post .)Lufthansa’s ... [Published Green Car Congress - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Innovation Awards: General Nano LLC Named Finalist

A College of Engineering and Applied Science spin-off company, General Nano LLC, has been named a finalist of the 2014 Business Courier Innovation Awards.Date: 4/23/2014 12:00:00 AMBy: Ashley DuveliusFounders of General Nano (from left to right): Mark ... [Published University of Cincinnati - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Gov't News: Air Force Researching Google Glass and Will Change Drone Pilot Recruiting

- Apr. 21, 2014 - ExecutiveGov published two recent stories that continued the website's focus on the U.S. Air Force.The first article detailed new research that Air Force personnel are conducting on how Google Glass could be used on the front lines.“With ... [Published Prlog - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Area Cyber Security students take part in first ever Mohawk Valley Hackathon

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - SUNYIT'S Cyber Security and Information Systems Information Analysis Center was filled with a flurry of activity on Saturday. It was the site of the first ever Mohawk Valley Hackathon. Some Cyber Security students from the host school ... [Published NBC-WKTV News Channel 2 - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

AFRL researchers uncover structural, function relationships in bioinspired nanomaterials

In his 1954 work, The Nature of Science, Edwin Powell Hubble said, “Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.”During his tenure with the Air Force Research Laboratory, National Research Council ... [Published Aerotech News and Review - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

AFRL provides environmentally-preferred alternatives for removing radome coatings

Radomes, tail cones, and other fiberglass or composite components on E-3, KC-135, and B-52 aircraft are coated with polyurethane rain erosion resistant coatings to protect them from the effects of rain erosion in flight. Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex ... [Published Aerotech News and Review - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Biosensor bandage collects vital signs, health indicators from sweat

Wearable Tech Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory are developing a device that could give airmen and others quick feedback on their vital signs, hydration levels, stress levels and other health information. The device? An adhesive bandage ... [Published Defense Systems - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of the Air Force: SIREN M570X V4.0 software

Agency: Department of the Air ForceOffice: Air Force Materiel Command Location: AFRL/RIK - RomeDate you need to respond by: 1-April-2014Classification Code: 70 -- General purpose information technology equipmentSolicitation Number: FA8751-14-R-0024 Naics ... [Published ITbriefing - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

President Honors Defense Department Scientists

By Claudette RouloAmerican Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 Twenty scientists and engineers funded by the Defense Department were part of a group honored by President Barack Obama at the White House on April 14.A total of 102 scientists ... [Published United States Department of Defense - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of the Air Force: Firmware Programmable Signal Processing PC Card

Agency: Department of the Air ForceOffice: Air Force Materiel Command Location: AFRL/RIK - RomeDate you need to respond by: 29-April-2014Classification Code: 70 -- General purpose information technology equipmentSolicitation Number: FA8751-14-Q-0206 ... [Published ITbriefing - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hypersonic jets, lasers are the future for Air Force researchers - Air Force

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Air Force hypersonic weapons and fighter jets with lasers could fly in the skies of the future. Air Force Research Laboratory researchers have made top priorities of hypersonics, directed-energy weapons and autonomy ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]

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"There have been other supercomputers that have been built using GPUs, but this is one of the first that has been really large and available for the general [research] public" says Buddy Bland, project director at the facility
"It’s the first time in 45 years, since Vietnam, I’m able to use my use my left hand, which was a very emotional time" he said
...Josh Hagen, lead researcher of the group at the  711 Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, said in a release .  "It would measure the typical things a doctor would measure in a checkup."
"My parent's favorite joke is that I knew I wanted to be an aerospace engineer as soon as I could say the word" he said

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Welcome to the Dawn of GPU Computing [Published Fed Tech - 14 hours ago]
Government IT News For VARs — April 23, 2014 [Published Business Solutions - 18 hours ago]
Lufthansa to evaluate Gevo Alcohol-to-Jet renew... [Published Green Car Congress - Apr 23 2014]
Lufthansa to evaluate Gevo Alcohol-to-Jet renew... [Published Green Car Congress - Apr 23 2014]
2014 Innovation Awards: General Nano LLC Named ... [Published University of Cincinnati - Apr 23 2014]
Bionic man struts stuff at Pentagon, has histor... [Published Stars and Stripes - Apr 22 2014]
Gov't News: Air Force Researching Google Glass ... [Published Prlog - Apr 21 2014]
Area Cyber Security students take part in first... [Published NBC-WKTV News Channel 2 - Apr 19 2014]
AFRL researchers uncover structural, function r... [Published Aerotech News and Review - Apr 19 2014]
AFRL provides environmentally-preferred alterna... [Published Aerotech News and Review - Apr 19 2014]
US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of ... [Published ITbriefing - Apr 19 2014]
Contracts for April 18, 2014 [Published United States Department of Defense - Apr 18 2014]
Physics’ Kottos Develops an Innovative Power Li... [Published Wesleyan Connection - Apr 18 2014]
The Air Force Marathon: The ‘younger, hotter’ m... [Published Military Times - Apr 18 2014]
L-3 Proposes Ultra-Wide-Area Infrared Sensor fo... [Published SeaPower Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Biosensor bandage collects vital signs, health ... [Published Defense Systems - Apr 18 2014]
NMSU student develops rocket project to teach s... [Published Silver City Sun-News - Apr 18 2014]
Mantis shrimp, toucan and trilobite, oh my [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 18 2014]
US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of ... [Published ITbriefing - Apr 18 2014]
President Honors Defense Department Scientists [Published United States Department of Defense - Apr 18 2014]
The Science of Sweat: Skin Biosensors [Published Armed with Science - Apr 18 2014]
Model Development Using Accelerated Simulations... [Published Defense Tech Briefs - Apr 18 2014]
US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of ... [Published ITbriefing - Apr 17 2014]
US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of ... [Published ITbriefing - Apr 17 2014]
Hypersonic jets, lasers are the future for Air ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]
Air Force's BATMAN team testing Google Glass [Published Defense Systems - Apr 16 2014]
Sources Sought Notice - Request for Information... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 16 2014]
Hypersonic jets, lasers future for Air Force re... [Published McClatchy DC - Apr 16 2014]
Air Force Enhancing U.S. Manufacturing Capability [Published Armed with Science - Apr 16 2014]
General shares 'admiration and appreciation' of... [Published Rome Sentinel - Apr 16 2014]
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Lufthansa to evaluate Gevo Alcohol-to-Jet renew... [Published Green Car Congress - Apr 23 2014]
Bio-isobutanol producer Gevo, Inc. has come to an agreement with Lufthansa under which the carrier will evaluate Gevo’s renewable jet fuel with the goal ofapproving the alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) for commercial aviation use. ( Earlier post .)Lufthansa’s ...
MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Cont... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 30 2014]
ARMY Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded a $610,892,663 modification (P00003) to foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-14-C-0034 for the PATRIOT system advanced capability production to include 92 one pack ...
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligen... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 28 2014]
Federal Information & News Dispatch, Inc. Chairman Thornberry, Ranking Member Langevin, members of the Committee, I am pleased to come before you today to testify about the state of the Department of Defense’s science and technology (S&T) program. I am ...
Virginia Tech hosting debut student competition... [Published Green Car Congress - Feb 28 2014]
Virginia Tech will host a university-wide competition for students to design on-demand, remote-controlled 3-D printed aircraft and ground vehicles. The Spring 2014 Additive Manufacturing Grand Challenge launches 4 March and offers $15,000 in cash ...
Military Aims to Exploit Your Biosignature [Published Law in Action - Feb 26 2014]
Human-Centered Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) Leveraged Science & Technology (S&T) Program The overall RHX (Human Effectiveness Directorate, Anticipate & Influence Behavior Division of the Air Force Research Laboratory) research objective ...
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RFMD Awarded $9.7M Air Force Contract to Produc... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 25 2014]
Northrop Grumman Awarded Follow-On Contract for... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jan 15 2014]
Northrop Grumman Awarded Follow-On Contract for... [Published Financial Services - Jan 15 2014]
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