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Air Force Research Laboratory

Laboratory Information:

Air Force Research Laboratory
2275 D Street
Building 16, Room 107
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-5540
Technology Transfer Website:
Agency/Department: Dept. of Defense - Air Force
Region: Midwest

FLC Laboratory Representative:

Mr. Keith Quinn
Phone: (937) 656-6159
Fax: (937) 656-5368

Background/History of the Laboratory:

The Air Force Research Laboratory's (AFRL) mission is to discover, develop, and integrate affordable warfighting technologies for air and space forces. AFRL accomplishes this through nine technology directorates, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and Headquarters staff. AFRL Headquarters and five directorates are co-located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. AFRL is a full-spectrum laboratory, responsible for planning and executing the Air Force's entire science and technology budget, basic and applied research, and advanced technology development.

Mission of the Laboratory:

Leading the discovery, development, and integration of affordable warfighting technologies for our air and space force.


Technology Transfer Mechanisms:

  • Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs)
  • Dual Use Science & Technology (DUST) Program
  • Independent Research and Development (IR&D) Program
  • Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR)

Technology Areas of Expertise:

  • Aeronautical Systems
  • Warfighter Readiness
  • Aeronautical System Sustainment
  • Responsive Air Operations
  • Expeditionary Support
  • Integrated Striker Targeting and Connectivity
  • Aeronautical System Survivability
  • Command and Control and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
  • Force Protection Technologies
  • Space and Missile Systems
  • Weapons Systems
  • Conventional Munitions
  • Directed Energy Capabilities
  • WMD Combating Technologies
  • Air Combat
  • Air Systems