The US Air Force (USAF) is investing in technologies to make their systems more energy-efficient, a senior official from the Air Force for acquisition, technology, and logistics said during an Air Force Association webinar.
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), which is at the forefront of discovering, developing, and integrating aerospace warfighting technologies, has listed four key areas in the achievement of that goal.
These include advanced engine concepts, weight and power reduction, advanced or alternative fuels, and batteries.
Deputy assistant secretary for science, technology, and engineering in the Air Force for acquisition, technology, and logistics Kristen Baldwin stated, “What I see as our most pressing opportunity is to ensure promising technologies transition to the warfighter quickly.”
“I believe that we can and should do