Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) operates more than 55 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers, arc heaters, ballistic ranges and other specialized units located in six 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/Read AEDC's Test Facility Guide.
Our Mission: Conduct developmental test and evaluation for the Nation through modeling, simulation, ground and flight test.
Our Vision: Be the Nation’s best value test and analysis source for aerospace and defense systems.
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100 Kindel Drive
Arnold AFB, TN 37389
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