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  • Multiple F-35s take to the skies to test communication data links

    All three variants of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter are being used by the 461st Flight Test Squadron in recent multi-ship testing, which employs four or six jets to ensure communication systems between the planes are working properly and accurately. The F-35 contains state-of-the-art tactical data links that provide the secure sharing of data
  • Final phase of C-17 drag reduction testing underway

    When it comes to aviation fuel, the C-17 Globemaster III utilization rate makes it stand out as the largest consumer in the U.S. Air Force. This is why a team at the 418th Flight Test Squadron has been working for the past year on the Air Force Research Laboratory’s C-17 Drag Reduction Program. The 418th FLTS is currently wrapping up testing with
  • Joint effort to reduce cost of preventative maintenance program for AEDC Model Shop

    In a combined effort, two Arnold Engineering Development Complex engineers helped reduce the cost of the preventative maintenance program for welding machines used by the AEDC Model and Machine Shop.According to David Hurst, Asset Health Assurance Group Manager for the AEDC Model and Machine Shop, the efforts of Ashley Clark and Tracy McDonald will
  • Defense Secretary visits Eglin

    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter visited local Air Force bases including Eglin.
  • Local union meeting refines way ahead for civilian workforce

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The annual joint national labor management meeting was held on Nov. 1, 2016 as Air Force Materiel Command leaders and American Federation of Government Employees union officials came together to discuss the way ahead for the command's civilian workforce. AFMC Commander, Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski joined J.
  • New members inducted into Order of the Nucleus

    The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center inducted six new members into its prestigious Order of the Nucleus on Nov. 4.
  • AF approves request to realign separate Test Center assets under Arnold AFB

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Air Force has approved an Organizational Change Request to realign selected Air Force Test Center operations and facilities from several separate locations under one commander at Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Tennessee. This change consolidates the current capabilities of the AEDC at Arnold AFB,
  • Looking to a cloud to share data faster

    The Kill Chain Integration Branch here has begun an experimentation campaign to look at ways to provide warfighters data in the fastest and most efficient ways possible.
  • Guimond’s expertise recognized with DOD computing award

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex scientist and engineer Stephen Guimond recently received the 2016 Hero Award for Up and Coming within the Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program, or HPCMP.The award recognizes outstanding individuals who conduct and support research that contribute to the overall mission of the
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