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  • 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 Range, and it was also the first flight on a fifth-generation fighter platform.
  • 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 innovative joint effort between Fire and Emergency Services personnel and Security Forces Defenders commonly referred to as the Rescue Task force (RTF).
  • 772nd Test Squadron integrates ground-based simulator into Orange Flag Test Event

    The 772nd Test Squadron’s Integrated Facility for Avionics System Test (IFAST) recently participated in the July 2020 Orange Flag test event. Orange Flag is a multi-domain test series focused on interoperability and bringing test as close as possible to the warfighter through operationally-relevant testing early in the development cycle.
  • Stars shine bright at Edwards

    You may not know it, but Edwards Air Force Base is a movie star. Well, sort of… Sometimes Edwards AFB is like an extra in the background you have to squint to notice. In other instances, Edwards AFB is a familiar face you slowly recognize with a “Hey, that’s Edwards.” Then there’s are occasions where Edwards AFB - the base, the myth, the legend is front and center no doubt about it.
  • 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.
  • Edwards AFB firefighters conduct search and rescue training during foam test

    Firefighters from the Edwards Fire and Emergency Services conducted a search and rescue training session during a foam fire suppression test at Edwards Air Force Base, California, July 23.
  • 416th FLTS, AFRL tests “Gray Wolf” prototype cruise missile

    The 416th Flight Test Squadron recently completed a round of tests of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s “Gray Wolf” prototype cruise missile at Edwards Air Force Base, California.
  • Test Pilot School welcomes first female, flight test engineer commandant

    The Air Force Test Pilot School bid farewell to outgoing commandant, Col. Ryan Blake, and welcomed its new commandant, Col. Sebrina Pabon, during a Change of Command ceremony on Edwards Air Force Base, California, July 9.
  • Plant 42 changes leadership

    Air Force Operating Location Air Force Plant 42 changed leadership hands during a Change of Leadership Ceremony at Plant 42 in Palmdale, California, July 1.
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