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  • SECAF visits Arnold AFB to view developmental test capabilities

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett visited Arnold Air Force Base June 18 to get a first-hand look at critical ground-based developmental test mission activities.The visit highlighted the contribution of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex team to a variety of national priority test missions such as nuclear modernization, flight
  • AEDC restructuring to provide clarity for future

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex, headquartered at Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee and with geographically separated units spread throughout the United States, is reorganizing how the Complex is structured with a goal of more effectively meeting the mission – “To prove the superiority of systems required to meet the demands of the National
  • AEDC hypersonic test team presses on during pandemic

    Seven Hroncich, left, an instrument technician, Robert Bradford, center right, an electrician, Kevin Thompson, right, test operations engineer, Tim Mullins, an outside machinist, and others prepare for a test run in the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) Arcs Test Facility Control Room, May 5, 2020, at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. The
  • Commissary employees continue serving during coronavirus pandemic

    The Commissary at Arnold Air Force Base has continued to provide safe and reliable access to food and other necessary supplies throughout the coronavirus crisis. “We serve those that serve America,” said Brandon Jelson, store director.While grocery stores in the state have remained open, the Commissary allows active and retired servicemen and
  • Second vendor F-35 canopy testing completed by HHSTT team

    On Friday, 27 March, testers from the Holloman High Speed Test Track, in conjunction with members of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office, Lockheed Martin, Martin Baker, and BAE Systems, successfully conducted an F-35 static ejection seat test to evaluate pilot survivability using a canopy transparency from a new manufacturer. The purpose of
  • AEDC commander provides transparency in decision-making during coronavirus pandemic

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex Commander Col. Jeffrey Geraghty took time April 22 during a virtual town hall to explain a key tool used in determining the who, what, when and how members of Team AEDC will return to the installation, both in the short term for operationally-urgent testing, and in the long term for a greater return to
  • Screening process in place before entry into Arnold AFB

    A screening process has been employed for authorizing entry to Arnold Air Force Base to ensure the health of Arnold Engineering Development Complex personnel during the novel coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, pandemic.The screening procedures began March 21 and continue to be modified as necessary. As of April 6, only employees involved in
  • Arnold FES team rescues five people trapped 300 feet underground at J-4

    Saturdays at Arnold Air Force Base are typically quieter days, with most of the workforce at home spending the weekends with their families.But on Saturday, Feb. 29, it wasn’t so quiet for the Arnold Fire and Emergency Services crew.A call came into the FES station around 11:30 a.m., informing the team that five craftsmen were trapped in an
  • AEDC Innovation Grant research generates tactical solution for test facility security

    Engineers at Arnold Air Force Base have researched the use of a Cross-Domain Solution, or CDS, interface to allow plant operations systems outside of the plant control room to remain unclassified during classified test programs.Scott Howard and Greg Halliburton, Department of Defense team members with the Arnold Engineering Development Complex,