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  • New F135 hardware undergoes accelerated mission testing at Arnold AFB

    The Pratt & Whitney F135 engine, which powers the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, is back at Sea Level Test Cell 3, or SL-3, at Arnold Air Force Base for another round of accelerated mission testing, or AMT, to validate new hardware.AMT provides a means to put engines through a full life cycle of

  • F135 testing resumes at Arnold

    Testing of the Pratt & Whitney F135 engine has resumed in the Arnold Engineering Development Complex J2 Engine Test Cell at Arnold Air Force Base.The test team is seeking to validate the structural integrity and aerodynamic characteristics of a new fan rotor design for the F135, the powerhouse of

  • Under Secretary Lord visits AFSC, OC-ALC

    Hon. Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, visited Tinker Air Force Base August 18, 2020, to gain an overall understanding of the Air Force Sustainment Center’s mission as the supporting command for readiness in the Air Force.

  • AEDC, NAVAIR establish Remote Data Room

    Sitting in front of a computer screen in the Propulsion Systems Evaluation Facility (PSEF) at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, also known as PAX, some 700 miles away, PSEF test engineer Leo Rubio speaks to analysts and monitors test data as if he was actually in the control room at Arnold

  • F135 returns to Arnold for testing in Sea Level facility

    The Pratt & Whitney F135 engine has returned to Arnold Engineering Development Complex for another round of testing, with a fresh engine component the focus of the latest efforts.The F135, which powers the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, is currently undergoing testing in one of the Sea Level Test Cells