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Air Force Research Lab - Information Directorate (AFRL/RI)

Service or Branch: Air Force

Location: Rome, NY

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STEM Fields: Computer and Computational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Operations Research, Physics

Mission: To explore, prototype and demonstrate high-impact, game changing technologies that enable the Air Force and Nation to maintain its superior technical advantage. Vision: To lead the Air Force and the Nation in Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) and Cyber science, technology, research and development. The Information Directorate researches and develops Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) and Cyber technologies to ensure the effective and unparalleled ability to process raw data and intelligence into actionable information. We accomplish the mission through a blend of state of the art research facilities, world class researchers, and strategic collaborations. We bring together, in a single location, top Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) and Cyber researchers from around the country and the world to research, design, develop, prototype, test and evaluate solutions for the Air Force’s and the Nation’s pressing needs. We help defend the Nation against technological surprise.