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  • AEDC Spark Tank: Program helps schedulers constrain resource conflicts

    High-pressure air is considered a precious commodity at Arnold Air Force Base.This asset is necessary for much of the testing that occurs at Arnold, headquarters of Arnold Engineering Development Complex. Optimizing use of the limited high-pressure air, or HPA, resource is of the utmost importance,

  • AEDC team members witness car wreck, take action

    The phrase “not all heroes wear capes” is often used to describe everyday people who do good deeds.To a local mother and her two children, Arnold Engineering Development Complex team members Casey Culver, Greg Garner and U.S. Space Force 1st Lt. Michael Hareld, are definitely considered heroes.As

  • AEDC stands up 804th Test Group with ceremony

    An official ceremony was held May 20 at Arnold Air Force Base, headquarters of Arnold Engineering Development Complex, to activate the 804th Test Group as part of reorganizing AEDC to align with the traditional Air Force structure.“The activation of the 804th Test Group at Arnold Air Force Base

  • Former AEDC commander passes

    Former Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander retired Maj. Gen. Robert W. Chedister passed away May 2 at the age of 72.Chedister assumed command of AEDC in January 1997. He served in this capacity until July 1998 when he assumed duties as the Air Force program executive officer for airlift

  • Redesigned birdchaser sleds at Holloman test track saves time, money

    The 846th Test Squadron, a unit of Arnold Engineering Development Complex, has deployed a new design for the birdchaser sleds used at the Holloman High Speed Test Track, or HHSTT, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The birdchaser sleds, used to mitigate bird and animal strikes during HHSTT test

  • Alabama JROTC cadets visit Arnold Air Force Base

    Cadets from the Air Force Junior ROTC and Space Force Junior ROTC programs at Huntsville High School in Huntsville, Alabama, pause for a photo during their visit at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., headquarters of Arnold Engineering Development Complex, April 13, 2022. Pictured with the cadets are, at

  • 586th FLTS helps showcase data link improvement

    The 586th Flight Test Squadron was involved last year in the testing and showcasing of the new Heimdall enhanced capability for legacy tactical data links.The 586 FLTS is part of the 704th Test Group at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. The 704 TG is a unit of AEDC, headquartered at Arnold Air Force

  • Trees, caves around Arnold AFB home to variety of bat species

    Nine species of bats are known to occur at Arnold Air Force Base.They range in size from the tiny tricolored bat, weighing only 4 to 8 grams, to the hoary bat weighing in at 25 grams. Regardless of their size, however, all of these bats eat insects. Their appetite for insects benefits everyone from