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Brig. Gen. Evan Dertien Assigned as Air Force Research Lab Head

Brig. Gen. Evan Dertien, director of air, space and cyberspace operations at Air Force Materiel Command, has been appointed as commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory. Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff at the U.S. Air Force and 2020 Wash100 Award winner, announced Dertien's new assignment in a press release published 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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Parsons Wins Position on $427M IDIQ GARDEM Contract for USAF; Kevin Moffatt Quoted

The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has awarded Parsons Corporation (NYSE:PSN) a position on a potential seven-year, $427 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for Global Application Research, Development, Engineering, and Maintenance (GARDEM) for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the company announced on Tuesday.

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Air Force Taps Carnegie Mellon to Create Materials Science Research Center

Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Office of Scientific Research and Carnegie Mellon University have partnered to launch a center of excellence that focuses on materials sciences. CMU will host the center under a multi-million-dollar agreement with the U.S. Air Force in support of academic research and development, Wright-Patterson AF Base said Monday.

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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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