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2010-10-21 09:53:00

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI) has just been awarded a new, $9.299 million Cooperative Agreement by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The Agreement will fund cooperative research in computational aeronautical sciences to be carried out by OAI researchers working in collaboration on site with researchers in the Computational Sciences Center in the Air Vehicles Directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Dayton, OH. $300,200 in funds...

2010-09-28 15:54:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that under contract to the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Propulsion Research Directorate, the company has developed critical technologies for rocket propulsion applications through the Upper Stage Engine Technologies (USET) program. The USET program supports the Integrated High Payoff Rocket Propulsion Technology (IHPRPT) Phase II Propellant Management Devices (PMD) and the...

2010-09-16 06:50:00

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- AeroMech Engineering, Inc. (AME) of San Luis Obispo, CA, teamed with prime contractor Barron Associates of Charlottesville, VA, are proud to announce the award of a new four-year contract through the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) valued at nearly $2.4 million. The work performed will leverage current AFRL Sense And Avoid (SAA) development. The Multi-Vehicle Unmanned Aircraft Systems Sense And Avoid (MUSAA) program will consist of...

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2010-09-09 10:38:53

By Maria Callier, Air Force Office of Scientific Research A portable, laser backpack for 3D mapping has been developed at the University of California, Berkeley, where it is being hailed as a breakthrough technology capable of producing fast, automatic and realistic 3D mapping of difficult interior environments. Research leading to the development of the reconnoitering backpack, was funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Army Research Office under the guidance of...

2010-08-09 14:26:30

Dr. David Awschalom, professor of physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 Materials Research Society Turnbull award for research funded in large measure by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The David Turnbull Award, one of the three highest honors bestowed upon scientists by MRS, will be awarded to Dr. Awschalom at the MRS Fall Meeting in Boston, Ma. for his achievements and leadership in establishing the field of...

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2010-06-17 11:20:25

Scientists at the University of Texas in Dallas, with funding from AFOSR's Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative, are seeking solutions for maintaining privacy in a cloud, or an Internet-based computing environment where all resources are offered on demand. Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham has put together a team of researchers from the UTD School of Management and its School of Economics, Policy and Political Sciences to investigate information sharing with consideration to...

2010-06-10 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has received a three-year, $9.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to further develop and demonstrate technologies that will enable multiple small unmanned aerial vehicles to coordinate with each other and a manned airborne control station to more safely and effectively carry out intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The Foxhunt Multi-Small Unmanned Aerial System...

2010-06-02 21:22:23

Air Force Office of Scientific Research-funded Professors Mark L. Brongersma of Stanford University and Stefan A. Maier of Imperial College London are investigating new applications for terahertz sensors. Based on their research, these sensors could be used for improving optical sources, detectors and modulators for optical interconnections and for creating biomolecules, such as plastic explosives for the Air Force. Brongersma's work is based on the unprecedented ability of nanometallic or...

2010-06-02 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Imaging, Inc., the world's foremost provider of 3-D holographic display and visualization technologies, announced today that it is the recipient of a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II award from the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). Under Full Multiplex Holographic Display (FMHD) Phase II the company will integrate its interactive 3-D holographic display system, the Dynamic 3-Dimensional Display (D3D), with a...

2010-05-14 10:58:00

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) hosted a press conference today at its Environmental Technology Facility in Johnstown, PA to showcase its efforts in designing an environmentally friendly system to remove coatings from U.S. Air Force aircraft. Complete depainting of aircraft is performed as part of the normal maintenance process. Presently, existing paint is removed with abrasive dry media or chemical paint removers. Conventional chemical...