New partners, new missions
By Deidre Ortiz, AEDC/PA
/ Published December 19, 2016
ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE, TENN. --
The mission of the 704th Test Support Squadron, formerly the 796th Test Support Squadron, is to support the 704th Test Group test missions at Holloman AFB, New Mexico; the operating locations AA and AC at Kirtland AFB, New Mexico and Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio; and the White Sands Missile Range, White Sands, New Mexico.
Also located at Holloman AFB, the 704th Test Support Squadron is a unit of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex, which is part of the Air Force Test Center, headquartered at Edwards AFB, California.
The 704th Test Group operates world-class test facilities for high speed sled track testing, navigation and guidance system testing, radar signature measurements, weapons systems flight testing, and act as the Air Force liaison for all Air Force programs tested at White Sands Missile Range. The 704th Test Support Squadron oversees operational support to these 704th TG missions by providing assistance in the following areas: budget and finance; plans and programs; facilities and environmental; information systems; logistics; and vehicle fleet management.