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Maxar Selected to Develop Automated Cloud-Based GEOINT Analysis Architecture for U.S. Air Force; Wash100 Award Tony Frazier Quoted

Maxar Technologies has received a $14 million contract to develop Red Wing, an automated, cloud-based geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) analysis architecture for the Air Force Research Laboratory, Maxar announced on Monday

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Air Force Research Lab Selected for 2019 Defense Innovation Award

A group within Air Force Research Laboratory has been recognized for a portable technology that allows users to secure doors during gunfights. The team, consisting of members from AFRL’s 711th Human Performance Wing, is the recipient of a 2019 Defense Innovation Award, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Monday.

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Air Force Seeks Participants for ‘Air Force Explore’ Tech Dev’t Effort

The U.S. Air Force is looking for technology development concepts to support its 2030 science and technology strategy. The service branch said Thursday that it will select participants from the government, industry and academic sectors who will receive awards worth up to $2 million as part of the Air Force Explore initiative.

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Air Force Beta-Tests Mapping Tech With Drone

The U.S. Air Force's 548th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group and 9th Security Forces Squadron have partnered to test an artificial drone technology designed to map infrastructure. USAF said Saturday that the Hivemapper airborne video map program currently in beta testing at Beale Air Force Base in California works to record imagery and helps an unmanned aerial system to track change detection through visualization and analytic tools.

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AFRL Invests in Materials Research Facility at Cornell University

The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a $7.1M grant to Cornell University for the establishment of a new research facility. Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source, a national physics research site, will have a new subfacility for materials research via AFRL’s support, the university said Wednesday.

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Florida International University Receives USAF Funds for Origami Antenna Dev’t

The U.S. Air Force has issued a $4.8M grant to support Florida International University's research project on foldable, reconfigurable origami antennas. The Air Force Office of Scientific Research awarded the grant that follows another existing $4.8M investment in Transforming Antennas Center, an FIU-based organization that develops origami-based antennas, the university said Tuesday.

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AFRL, Academia Investigate Heat-Resistant Polymides for Spacecraft Production

The Air Force Research Laboratory has collaborated with academic and corporate institutions to study polymides, a type of heat-resistant material used in the spacecraft and spacecraft component production, in order to enhance the defenses and operational capabilities of current and future space vessels.

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