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  • Arnold AFB test teams maintain mission focus through COVID-19 constraints

    Most teams at Arnold Engineering Development Complex tasked with carrying out work critical to national security, for a period of time, did not have a full complement of personnel on hand.Precautions requiring adherence, such as team members maintaining a proper distance from one another and the use of personal protection equipment when this is not
  • First test cell installed at Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility 40 years ago this month

    Forty years ago this month, a significant hurdle in bringing the multiyear, multimillion dollar Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility construction project at Arnold Air Force Base to completion was cleared. The first test cell in ASTF was put into place in May 1980. This milestone occurred almost three years after the ASTF groundbreaking ceremony
  • October marks 35th anniversary of Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility at Arnold Air Force Base

    The Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility at Arnold Air Force Base was completed just over 35 years ago, marking the end of construction on a project decades in the making and the beginning of what then-Arnold Engineering Development Center Commander Col. Philip Conran called “a new era of turbine engine and airplane testing.”ASTF was dedicated on