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AEDC Public Affairs

AEDC Public Affairs
100 Kindel Drive
Suite A-242
Arnold AFB, TN 37389
Phone: (931) 454-4204
DSN 340-4204

Due to a staff reduction, Arnold Public Affairs no longer can act as an operator service or base locator. For office hours information or voice phone numbers, please call our Base Operator at 931-454-3000 during duty hours; or please use the link for our complete telephone directory on our home page.
Team AEDC Spotlight: Joint effort to reduce cost of preventative maintenance program for Model Shop Team AEDC Spotlight: Joint effort to reduce cost of preventative maintenance program for Model Shop

Team AEDC Spotlight: Joint effort to reduce cost of preventative maintenance program for Model Shop


AEDC analysts present on importance of computational fluid dynamics to research and development AEDC analysts present on importance of computational fluid dynamics to research and development

AEDC analysts present on importance of computational fluid dynamics to research and development


AEDC engineer an International Test and Evaluation Association “Young Gun” AEDC engineer an International Test and Evaluation Association “Young Gun”

AEDC engineer an International Test and Evaluation Association “Young Gun”


Kovacs helping to maintain cybersecurity at AEDC Kovacs helping to maintain cybersecurity at AEDC

Kovacs helping to maintain cybersecurity at AEDC


AEDC tests contribute to world space advancement AEDC tests contribute to world space advancement

AEDC tests contribute to world space advancement


AEDC team members celebrate Air Force birthday AEDC team members celebrate Air Force birthday

AEDC team members celebrate Air Force birthday


Team AEDC Spotlight: Team AEDC Spotlight:

Team AEDC Spotlight:

Aguirre gives AEDC direction through geographical mapping

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About AEDC

Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) is the most advanced and largest complex of flight simulation test facilities in the world. The complex operates 35 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers, arc heaters, ballistic ranges and other specialized units located in five states. Many of the complex's test units have capabilities unmatched elsewhere in the United States; some are unique in the world. AEDC is one of three installations which are part of the Air Force Test Center (AFTC), one of six subordinate commands of the Air Force Materiel Command organization and an important national resource. View AEDC's fact sheet. View the symbolism behind our shield, shown above. View AEDC's mission briefing (video, 8 min). View/Read AEDC's Test Facility Guide. Our Mission: Develop, test and evaluate weapon, propulsion, aerodynamic and space systems at realistic conditions for the nation through modeling, simulation and ground test facilities Our Vision: Be the Nation's best value ground test and analysis source for aerospace and defense systems

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The Arnold AFB Visitors' Center is the single point of service for issuance of identification media to include Common Access Cards (CAC), military (including Guard, Reserve or Retiree) and family member ID Cards. The center also produces access badges/cards for entry to AEDC/Arnold AFB.

The Visitors' Control Center operates from 6:30am until 3:30pm (0630-1530) Monday through Friday. To ensure availability of required services please call (931) 454-5453.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering is such an important part of giving back to the community. Below are volunteer opportunities and resources available to base personnel.

Commander's Action Line

The Commander's Action Line is an integral part of the base feedback network. Always use the proper chain of command to address your concerns; if you are not satisfied with the response or you are unable to resolve the problem or concern, call the Action Line at (931) 454-6000. You may also submit an Action Line ONLY after the member has attempted to make resolution through the appropriate chain through the AEDC Intranet home page.