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Air Force Research Lab Tests Engine for Gray Wolf Cruise Missile Program

The Air Force Research Laboratory conducted the first test of a turbojet engine designed to support low-cost cruise missiles as part of the Gray Wolf program, FlightGlobal reported Saturday. AFRL partnered with Northrop Grumman and Technical Directions to design and develop the TDI-J85 engine and associated cruise missiles.

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Jacqueline Janning-Lask Starts Tenure as AFRL Sensors Director

Jacqueline Janning-Lask, a long-time U.S. Air Force member, has begun duties to lead Air Force Research Laboratory's Sensors Directorate. She assumed her new role in January to oversee the development, demonstration and transition of sensor technologies across the Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Thursday.

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AFRL’s X-60A Hypersonic Rocket Reaches New Milestone in Recent Test

Air Force Research Laboratory and its contractor have demonstrated the integrated performance of the X-60A hypersonic rocket's propulsion system during a recent series of ground tests. The propulsion system underwent cold-flow and hot-fire trials with realistic procedures and hardware, the U.S. Air Force said Wednesday.

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AFRL Showcases Mixed Reality Tool for Aircraft Maintenance

The Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate partnered with Wright Cycle Company and small business firm Energective to demonstrate the potential applications of virtual and augmented reality in future aircraft maintenance procedures.

AFRL showcased during the recent Air Vehicles Technology Symposium in Dayton, Ohio, a mixed reality display tool designed to provide step-by-step instructions on how to change tires of a Wright Cycle Company bicycle, the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Tuesday.

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