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  • Capability improvements at transonic wind tunnel leads to approximately $200,000 in savings annually

    An annual savings of close to $200,000 is expected after the facility checkouts of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex 16-foot Transonic Wind Tunnel, or 16T, at Arnold Air Force Base last September.By leveraging previous upgrades to the Propulsion Wind Tunnel facility’s main compressor drive, the 16T wind tunnel can be operated utilizing
  • Edwards AFB and Plant 42 move to "mission-essential only"

    The 412th Test Wing Commander, Col. Matthew Higer, announced that Edwards Air Force Base, California, will be open only to mission essential personnel and residents beginning March 20.As part of added safety measures, South Gate will be closed to all traffic indefinitely.All members of Team Edwards are authorized to report to work to gather
  • COVID-19: Eglin AFB service reductions, closures, cancellations, updates

    Last updated: March 19 4:45 p.m. (central)
  • Message from AFSC Commander on COVID-19 Posture

    AFSC Teammates--As you are well aware, our nation continues its response posture to the COVID-19 pandemic.  As commander, I understand the burden our workforce is facing both at work and home due to school closures and other community impacts.  Within the larger Air Force strategy, AFSC leadership is taking several actions across our Center to
  • Hanscom leaders give community update

    Hanscom leaders provided a community update via social media to discuss ongoing COVID-19 response measures here March 19.
  • Tinker’s first Pitch Day secures contracts for vital engine parts

    Contracts providing for the manufacturing of difficult-to-obtain components for the Air Force’s TF33 engine were awarded to two businesses at Tinker Air Force Base’s first Propulsion Pitch Day held last month.The two companies, Fairmount Technologies and Parts Life, Inc.,presented proposals for 17 bolts and brackets that are key to the maintenance
  • COVID-19 update: first confirmed case, base goes to HP-Bravo

    Reflects the heightened risk of COVID-19 community transmission and the risk of exposure to personnel.
  • AFRL team selected for Excellence in Tech Transfer Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A sensory psychologist and technology transfer specialist in the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing were selected for a 2020 Excellence in Technology Transfer Award by the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for Technology Transfer for Multi-Modal Communication (MMC).Drs. Brian
  • AETC issues official COVID-19 mission essential training determination, authorizes travel

    Per the memorandum, Webb stated AETC will continue to: "recruit and access Airmen; train candidates and enlistees in Officer Training School, ROTC and basic military training; develop Airmen in technical and flying training; and deliver advanced academic education such as the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Air Command and Staff College and Air War College."
  • Arnold engineers implement Condition-Based Maintenance Wireless Network

    An innovative pilot project at Arnold Air Force Base is providing a potential solution to improving the condition-based maintenance, or CBM, program for Arnold Engineering Development Complex assets.In a unique industrial environment such as Arnold AFB, obtaining the necessary measurements for CBM decisions can be challenging. A secure and reliable
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