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Air Force Research Lab - Aerospace Systems Directorate (AFRL/RQ)

Service or Branch: Air Force

Location: Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH

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STEM Fields: Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Biosciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer and Computational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics

The Aerospace Systems Directorate brings together world-class facilities including a fuels research facility, structural testing labs, compressor research facility, rocket testing facilities, supersonic and subsonic wind tunnels, flight simulation lab, and many other cutting-edge research labs. Among the technologies in development in the Aerospace Systems Directorate are scramjet engines, alternative fuels, unmanned vehicles, hypersonic vehicles, collision avoidance and aircraft energy optimization.