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  • Combined effort achieves timely replacement of crane at AEDC Propulsion Wind Tunnel

    In a unified effort, AEDC Propulsion Wind Tunnel management, AEDC Test Operation and Sustainment contractor National Aerospace Solutions, the Arnold Air Force Base Contracting Office and the Arnold Civil Engineering Branch's Simplified Acquisition Base Engineering Requirements (SABER) contractor, SDVE, LLC, executed a very timely replacement of a
  • AEDC Commander presents HOSC grant check

    U.S. Air Force Col. Scott A. Cain, Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander, presents Mrs. Olga Oakley, Hands-On Science Center's Air Force STEM director, with a grant check for $113,000 at the Hands-On Science Center, April 5, 2018.The Hands-On Science Center runs the Air Force Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics program on
  • AEDC team members resurrect 1996 software to assist in engineering analyses at Arnold AFB

    Through a combined effort of AEDC team members, a 1996 pressure vessel hazard analysis software program was installed and made useable on a current system at Arnold Air Force Base.Joshua Diller, an AEDC system administrator, explained that he found a way to install the analysis software, written to be used with Windows 95, so that it would run as
  • Swanson appreciative of Arnold experience

    Fearing that she would become too emotional, Kathy Swanson did not plan on giving a big speech during her retirement party.Instead, Swanson put her thoughts in a letter handed out to co-workers and colleagues in attendance. One of the things she emphasized in this letter was her appreciation to the U.S. Air Force.“The Air Force has been so good to
  • National Aerospace Solutions honors team members at 2017 Salute to Excellence Annual Awards Banquet

    National Aerospace Solutions (NAS) Team members with the AEDC Test Operations and Sustainment contract received awards for their contributions to NAS and AEDC during the 2017 NAS Salute to Excellence Annual Awards Banquet.Held at the Arnold Lakeside Center Nov. 16, each award winner was recognized by a member of the NAS senior management team and
  • AEDC played integral role in readying NASA Cassini spacecraft for its launch

    On Sept. 15, NASA's Cassini spacecraft collided with the atmosphere of Saturn, thus ending its 13-year tour of the planet, as well as ending an historic era in the exploration of the solar system. The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, ESA (European Space Agency) and the Italian Space Agency. Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL),
  • Team AEDC Spotlight: Data analysis is top priority to AEDC Flight Systems Combined Test Force

    Test customers are drawn to the AEDC Flight Systems Combined Test Force because of the tremendously capable people, the world renowned facilities and, now more than ever, the data analysis capability that AEDC offers.In the past, customers would bring their own data analysts when testing at AEDC facilities. As AEDC analytical capabilities have
  • Protect the Power: October is Energy Action Month

    October is Energy Action Month and Air Force leadership is heading up a “Protect the Power” Campaign.Power is a critical asset for both Arnold Air Force Base and the community alike. Nearly everything we do revolves around power, from normal day to day conveniences like using a microwave or keeping your house cool in the middle of summer to more
  • Arnold AFB Legal Office provides rules for awards between Department of Defense and contractor team members

    Near the end of each quarter and again at the end of each calendar year, there is one activity common to military and civilian leaders alike: the nomination of individuals and teams for quarterly, annual and special awards. Good leaders recognize their people for the hard work and effort they put in to ensure the mission succeeds. Especially
  • AEDC von Kármán Facility benefits from X-ray Lab team’s innovative efforts

    During the recent pressure system recertification effort at the von Kármán Gas Dynamics Facility at Arnold Air Force Base, the AEDC Nondestructive Testing and X-ray Lab team members identified a crack-like flaw in a high-pressure vessel but were able to implement a technique that allowed the vessel to remain in service.According to Ken Delaney,