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  • “Jolly Green II” lands at Edwards for flight tests

    Crews off-load from two HH-60W “Jolly Green II” combat rescue helicopters at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Feb. 17. The HH-60Ws arrived from Eglin AFB, Florida, to conduct flight test operations. (Air Force photo by Giancarlo Casem)

  • The AFMC We Need: PMEL receives flooring repair

    A floor repair project recently wrapped up at the Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory on Edwards Air Force Base, California. The repair project was identified as mission need and was funded by the Air Force Materiel Command’s “AFMC We Need” initiative.

  • Edwards testers integrate CRIIS on F-22 Raptor

    The 411th Flight Test Squadron in conjunction with the 412th Range Squadron achieved the first successful flight of the Common Range Integrated Instrumentation System (CRIIS) at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Aug. 5. This event marked the first flight of the CRIIS at the Edwards Flight Test

  • Edwards responders create Rescue Task Force

    As communities and first and emergency responders learn from the unfortunate number of shootings that occur in the U.S., potentially more effective response paradigms are identified. One such change to responder tactics that was developed from lessons learned from shootings around the nation is an

  • Air Force conducts latest hypersonic weapon flight test

    The Air Force took another step towards fielding a hypersonic weapon following its final captive-carry test of the AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon under a wing of a B-52 Stratofortress off the Southern California coast, Aug 8.

  • Joint Simulation Environment construction contract awarded

    The Air Force has taken another step forward in achieving the vision of a government owned, high-fidelity, multi-platform modeling and simulation (M&S) capability - with the award of two Military Construction (MILCON) contracts valued at approximately $65.5M.