Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory

IBM, Air Force Launch ‘Neuromorphic’ Supercomputer Tech

IBM and the Air Force Research Laboratory have unveiled an experimental supercomputing machine that will work to mimic the human brain’s neural network to perform pattern recognition and integrated sensory processing functions. AFRL said Tuesday it currently examines applications of the Blue Raven machine at the Information Directorate Advanced Computing Applications Lab located in Rome, N.Y. Blue …

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2 NASA-Backed Research Institutes Aim to Develop Space Tech Platforms for Long-Duration Missions

NASA has picked two proposals to establish research institutes that will work on space technology platforms designed to extend human presence in long-duration exploration missions. The agency will award each Space Technology Research Institute up to $15 million in funds over five years to develop technology platforms in the areas of …

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DARPA, Air Force Tap PAR Technology Subsidiary for Media Forensics R&D Contract

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency have awarded a $7.2 million contract to a PAR Technology subsidiary to develop digital media forensics technology. PAR Government Systems will apply its experience in image and video processing, cloud computing, data analytics and digital media forensics to support DARPA’s Media Forensics research-and-development program, …

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Air Force Taps SRI International to Develop Automated Media Integrity Assessment Tech

The U.S. Air Force has bestowed a $9.5 million cost-plus-fixed-price contract to SRI International to deliver automated media integrity assessment technologies to be integrated into a visual media forensics platform. The Defense Department said Wednesday the software and hardware will work to automatically assess the integrity of both images and videos. The Air Force …

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CTC to Exhibit Hydrogen Fuel Cell Power Demonstrator at Showcase for Commerce; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. will exhibit its hydrogen fuel cell power demonstrator and other platforms at the 26th Annual Showcase for Commerce that is set to take place in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, from May 31 through June 2. CTC said Thursday the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory sponsored the development of the demonstrator …

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Northrop Applies New Optical Projection System to F-35 Assembly; Brian Chappel Comments

Northrop Grumman has begun to implement a fresh optical projection system in the company’s assembly line for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Aircraft mechanics use the fastener insertion live link system to automate how they validate, select and insert composite panel fasteners to the F-35 aircraft frame, Northrop said Tuesday. “FILLS …

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Leidos Sensor Tech Wins Recognition; John Fratamico Comments

Leidos sensor technology work on the Blue Devil program for the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory has been recognized with the Joe Sciabica Innovation and Collaboration Award. The company was presented the prize at the recent Ohio Innovation Summit in Dayton, Leidos said Wednesday. The Blue Devil platform contributes to battle …

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Boeing Wins Contract Reusable Booster System

The Boeing Company has won a $2 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory for the reusable booster system flight and ground experiments program. The company will define requirements and design concepts for the program. “Boeing looks forward to sharing our extensive background in the development of launch systems and …

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