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  • A view from the world’s largest wind tunnel

    AEDC’s expertise in low-speed aerodynamic testing resides at the National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex, or NFAC, a geographically separated unit located on the NASA Ames Research Center campus in Mountain View, Calif.The NFAC is primarily used for determining the aerodynamic characteristics of large-scale and full-scale fixed wing, rotorcraft
  • Test Technology, Analysis and Evaluation: Sourced from the heart of AEDC – our people

    Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis stated in 2018, “Great power competition – not terrorism – is now the primary focus of U.S. national security.” This could be a summary statement of the 2018 National Defense Strategy, which serves as the inspiration for AEDC’s 2020 Strategic Plan. The NDS harkens a DOD-wide refocusing; one which aligns