Blog tagged as Dayton

Latest AFRL Grand Challenge Addresses Large-Format Metal Additive Manufacturing
The Air Force Research Laboratory enlisted Wright Brothers Institute to establish, organize and execute a series of Grand Challenges designed to create innovative technologies for Air Force use. Grand Challenges, open to the U.S. public, set ambitious goals that harness science, technology, and inno...
24.03.22 03:50 PM - Comment(s)
Gunshots that arent: Exploring the Use of Artificial Sound in Military, Law Enforcement Activity
Engineers at the Air Force Research Lab’s Munitions Directorate wanted to explore the idea of using replicated gunshots for military and possible civilian law-enforcement use.

Real life - logistics, tactics, and strategy - limit the options of the firearms operator with regard to enemy engagement. Th...
27.12.21 05:23 PM - Comment(s)
WBI, AFRL & FIRST Robotics Challenge Ohio Students to Give Dragons Mascot Wings
Heater, the bright green, bottom-heavy mascot of the Dayton Dragons, is notably earthbound. That said, he does reside in Dayton, Ohio, where man learned to fly - and he is to all appearances a dragon. Dragons fly. Heater walks, skips, jumps and dances, but Heater doesn’t fly.

The Air Force Research L...
18.11.21 08:43 PM - Comment(s)
STEM Challenge Takes Flight for Ohio Students, AFRL Experts
Ohio students from the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) and experts at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), along with Wright Brothers Institute, have teamed up to create a uniquely Dayton STEM challenge. The ‘Advanced Manufacturing Challenge – Make Heater Fly!’ kicks off next week for a select...
22.09.21 06:14 PM - Comment(s)
For Immediate Release: Senator Sherrod Brown Promotes Innovation Hubs in visit to WBIs 444 Facility

Dayton, June 29, 2021: Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown continued his tour of the state’s centers for manufacturing, STEM pursuits and innovation with a stop at Wright Brothers Institute’s 444 E. Second Street facility in downtown Dayton.

Sen. Brown said the 444 building is “a good example of what innovation ...

30.06.21 03:09 PM - Comment(s)