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AFRL - Information Directorate

Laboratory Information:

AFRL - Information Directorate
26 Electronics Parkway
Rome, NY 13441-4514
Technology Transfer Website:
Agency/Department: Dept. of Defense - Air Force
Region: Northeast

FLC Laboratory Representative:

Mr. Franklin Hoke Jr.
Phone: 315-330-3470
Fax: (315) 330-3022

Background/History of the Laboratory:

The Air Force/AFRL-Information Directorate was established in 1951 at Griffiss Air Force Base, N.Y., by a special act of Congress. Its history can be traced back to the U.S. Army Signal Corps Laboratories in the late 1910s. Its initial cadre came from Watson Laboratory, which evolved from the Signal Corps laboratories.

Mission of the Laboratory:

The advancement and application of Information Systems Science and Technology to meet Air Force unique requirements for Information Dominance and its transition to air and space systems to meet warfighter needs.


  • Griffiss Business & Technology Park Wright Patterson AFB


Technology Transfer Mechanisms:

  • Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs)
  • Education Partnerships
  • Facility Sharing
  • Patents and Licensing
  • Technical Assistance

Technology Areas of Expertise:

  • High Performance Knowledge Bases
  • Independent Test & Evaluation Center
  • Information assurance
  • Information Management Services
  • Information Support Server Environment Guard
  • Infrastructure Operations Tools Access
  • Intelligent Collaboration and Visualization
  • Joint Battlespace Infosphere
  • Joint Enterprise DoDIIS Infrastructure
  • Joint Targeting Toolbox
  • Adaptive Sensor Fusion
  • Advanced Displays & Intelligent Interfaces
  • Air Force DoDIIS Infrastructure
  • Artificial Intelligence and Operation Research
  • Autonomous Negotiating Teams Program
  • Center for Integrated Transmission and Exploitation
  • Coalition Network Management System
  • Configurable Aerospace Command & Control
  • Consolidated Help Desk
  • Control of Agent Based Systems
  • DARPA Agent Markup Language
  • DARPA/Rome Planning Initiative
  • DoDIIS Trusted Workstation
  • Dynamic Assembly for Systems Adaptability, Dependability, and Assurance
  • Enabling Technologies for Simulation Science
  • Evidence Extraction and Link Discovery
  • Evolutionary Design of Complex Software
  • Formal Methods
  • Model-Based Integration of Embedded Software
  • Modeling and Simulation (M&S)
  • Rapid Knowledge Formation
  • Targets Under Trees
  • Tel-Scope
  • Web Enabled Timeline Analysis System
  • Wireless Intrusion Detection System