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  • Wright-Patterson to celebrate Women’s History Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Air Base Wing will be celebrating Women’s History Month with a variety of events throughout March.Events will include seminars, museum tours and scavenger hunts presented by the 88 ABW Special Observance Committee for Women’s History Month. The theme

  • AFRL creates safer-than-steel synthetic winch cable for cargo aircraft

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The C-17 Globemaster III aircraft fleet currently uses winch cables made of steel to pull pallets, vehicles and other items onto the aircraft from the ground via the aft ramp.The current steel cable experiences dangerous snapback upon breakage, which can

  • Air Force, industry consortium advancing tech for aeromedical evacuation

    Through an industry-academia partnership and a recently-released request for proposals, the Air Force Research Laboratory is looking to advance human-monitoring research and development for the future warfighter.The request for proposals, announced May 6, 2019, targets projects designed to