Air Force Research Laboratory is the Air Force’s only organization wholly dedicated to leading the discovery, development and integration of warfighting technologies for our air, space and cyberspace. AFRL is comprised of nine directorates located across the country. AFRL New Mexico is the proud home of two of those directorates: Directed Energy and Space Vehicles.


Los Alamos National Laboratory


Sandia National Laboratories is a multiprogram engineering and science laboratory operated by National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC.  a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell International, Inc..  for the US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration and supports numerous federal, state, and local government agencies, companies, and organizations. Keeping the U.S. nuclear stockpile safe, secure and effective is a major part of Sandia’s work as a multidisciplinary national security engineering laboratory, however,  Sandia’s role has evolved to address the additional complex threats facing our country.  A strong science, technology, and engineering foundation enables Sandia’s mission through a capable research staff working at the forefront of innovation, collaborative research with universities and companies, and discretionary research projects with significant potential impact.