Contact Information

AMSC Address
Advanced Missile Signature Center
939 Schriever Avenue
Arnold AFB, TN 37389-9900
Phone: (931) 454-7873
DSN: 340-7873
Fax: (931) 454-4611
DSN: 340-4611

AMSC Director
939 Schriever Avenue
Arnold AFB, TN 37389-9900
Phone: (931) 454-5964
DSN: 340-5964

Send Visit Requests and Clearances to:
ATA Security
253 Von Karman Road
Arnold AFB, TN 37389-2250
Phone: (931) 454-3440
Fax: (931) 454-3474

AEDC Signature Measurement Capability

AEDC has proven state-of-the-art measurement and diagnostics capabilities for: 

  • Target and Plume Signature Characterization
  • Chamber, Static, Sled, and Launch Measurements
  • Hover, Free-Flight and Turntable Measurements
  • Muzzle Flash and Intercept Temporal Characterization
  • Flowfield Property Characterization

Measurement Capabilities

Measurement Capabilities

  • Spectral - 0.12 to 20 micron
  • Spatial/Temporal Imagers - 0.2 to 12 micron with a wide range of spectral filters and fields-of-view
  • Temporal - UV-LWIR Radiometers - 0.2 to 12 micron spectral range with up to 100 KHz response
  • NIST Traceable Calibration Standards for all Instruments
  • Standardized Calibration and Measurement processes
  • Digital Data Collection with Quick-Look Engineering Units Data Processing in the Field
  • EUD Movies: Mission + 3 hr

Diagnostics

Field Tested Intrusive and Non-Intrusive Diagnostics

  • Temperature and Pressure Probes and Rakes
  • Laser Extinction and Backscatter
  • IR Emission/Absorption, UV Resonance Absorption
  • Laser Induced Fluorescence
  • Acoustics
  • Standardized and Traceable Calibration and Measurement Processes for each Diagnostic Technique