Where is the Air Force Research Lab located?
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
STRUCTURE & LOCATIONS AFRL is headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, home to the Wright brothers and recognized as the birth place of aviation. We’re comprised of Technology Directorates, Functional Directorates, 711th Human Performance Wing and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.
What is AFRL RQ?
The Aerospace Systems Directorate (AFRL/RQ) leads the effort to develop and transition superior technology solutions that enable dominant military aerospace vehicles. Focus areas include vehicle aerodynamics, flight control, aerospace propulsion, power, rocket propulsion, aerospace structures, and turbine engines.
How does AFRL contribute to our society?
The Air Force Research Laboratory leads the discovery, development and integration of affordable warfighting technologies for our air, space and cyberspace forces.
How big is AFRL?
AFRL employs approximately 11,500 military, civilian and contractor personnel, and manages a $7 billion portfolio of investments. The lab supports external customers and partners with industry while investing in basic research, applied research and advanced technology development.
What command is AFMC?
Air Force Materiel Command
Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) is a major command (MAJCOM) of the United States Air Force (USAF)….
|Air Force Materiel Command|
|Branch||United States Air Force|
|Role||Deliver and support agile war-winning capabilities|
|Size||77,416 Airmen 129 aircraft|
Is there really a U.S. space Force?
U.S. Space Force is the sixth independent branch of the U.S. military. It is organized under the Department of the Air Force, similar to how the Marine Corps is organized under the Department of the Navy. Space Force’s mission is basically to protect U.S. interests in space from potential adversaries.
What is AFRL Rx?
About the Materials & Manufacturing Directorate (RX) Air Force product centers, logistic centers, and operating commands rely on the directorate’s expertise in materials, nondestructive inspection, systems support, and advanced manufacturing methods to solve system, expeditionary deployment, and operational challenges.
What is WNS AFLCMC?
SUPPORT EQUIPMENT & VEHICLES (AFLCMC/WNZ) Provide support equipment and vehicles to combatants, ensure they work and give taxpayers their money’s worth… responsive to the User, responsible to the Nation.
What command is AFLCMC?
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), headquartered at Wright-Patterson AFB, is one of six centers reporting to the Air Force Materiel Command. Led by a Lieutenant General, AFLCMC is charged with life cycle management of Air Force weapon systems from their inception to retirement.