Rome Lab achieved over $1 Billion dollars in revenue in 2014 and has a $2 Billion dollar target for 2015. The 2014 revenue translates to over a $300 Million dollars in economic impact to our CNY region.
The Secretary of the Air Force, Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief Scientist Dr. Mica Endsley visited Rome Lab in August. Prior to visiting Rome Lab Secretary James was on MSNBC Morning Joe and stated “ Rome Lab is the Center Piece for our Air Force in Cyber Security and our future in Command and Control and Communications.” For more, see: http://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe/watch/air-force-secretary–airstrikes-are-working-318035523693
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Information Directorate a.k.a. Rome Lab in collaboration with our high tech industries and academic institutions were creating cyber and information technologies before we appreciated what the the cyber space frontier would enable.
Since the early 1980s, Rome Lab has been out in front leading the development of information and communication technologies and tools to enable and protect our cyber space.
Today, our engineers & scientists continue to be the leaders recognized for their ability to solve the difficult cyberspace challenges.
To learn more, check out AFRL Information Directorate 2013 Annual Review