AFMC Command News

  • Project FIERCE fuels the future of synthetic jet fuel generation

    Jet fuel relies on a complex network of drillers, refiners and shippers, but those who were near the Hsu STEM Range in Laurel Hill, Florida, July 27, 2022, heard the sounds of a small jet flying, heralding a new era for the jet fuel supply chain. Led by the Air Force’s Project FIERCE, this was the

  • AFRL upgrades rocket fabrication capabilities

    The Air Force Research Laboratory upgraded its fabrication shop equipment with 20 new state-of-the-art machines for manufacturing rocket components that will enhance capabilities, increase accuracy and save money.

  • AFRL dedicates newest wind tunnel to beloved engineer

    The Air Force Research Laboratory hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newest wind tunnel facility, July 7, 2022, and dedicated it to Dr. Greg Parker, a beloved member of AFRL's Aerospace Systems Directorate, who died after a long battle with cancer. The Parker Subsonic Research Facility, or

  • AFRL launches online library to advance digital transformation

    The Air Force Research Laboratory launched the first Digital Accelerator for Research Transformation effort, or DART 1.0, via the internal AFRL Digital War Room during a hybrid event, June 30, 2022. DART is an online library with new products, capabilities and solutions offered to the workforce on a

  • Latest Lab Life podcast launches with AFRL rocket man

    You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to go on Air Force Research Laboratory’s “Lab Life” podcast, but it does make for good conversation when one shows up.Especially when the guest is Nils Sedano, a rocket engineer and go-to historian type for the Lab who is comfortable switching gears from older