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  • AEDC and NAVAIR work together to establish Remote Data Room

    Sitting in front of a computer screen in the Propulsion Systems Evaluation Facility (PSEF) at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, also known as PAX, some 700 miles away, PSEF test engineer Leo Rubio speaks to analysts and monitors test data as if he was actually in the control room at Arnold Air Force Base.Using the facility known as the
  • Team AEDC Frontlines: Kevin Holton

    Editor’s note: The Team AEDC Frontlines series is a recurring feature that puts the spotlight on some of the members of Team AEDC on the “frontlines” supporting our mission, people and families during the COVID-19 crisis.Kevin Holton is the Senior Security Services Contractor for the Arnold Engineering Development Complex at Arnold Air Force
  • 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
  • F-35 store separation test completed ahead of schedule, under budget at AEDC facility

    Store separation testing on a 1/15th scale model of an F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter in the Arnold Engineering Development Complex 4-foot transonic wind tunnel, or 4T, at Arnold Air Force Base was completed weeks ahead of a scheduled facility maintenance outage, saving the test customer more than $1 million. According to Jimmy Williams, an
  • Arnold Fire and Emergency Services team gets up-close look at military helicopters

    As U.S. Army helicopters one-by-one landed in the center of the running track outside the Administration and Engineering Building at Arnold Air Force Base Dec. 20, several passersby stopped to watch the aircraft, sending a cyclone of leaves flying as they maneuvered to the ground. The helicopters - a MH-6 Little Bird, an UH-60 Black Hawk and a
  • Arnold AFB Main Gate improvements completed

    The Arnold Engineering Development Complex Civil Engineering Branch recently completed a project modifying the Main Gate entrance to Arnold Air Force Base, providing improved security infrastructure.The upgrades included the installation of a new active vehicle barrier, an overwatch facility, perimeter fencing, cable barrier, an entrance roadway to
  • 2020 Engineers Week activities announced

    Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers, this year’s National Engineers Week runs Feb. 16-22.As part of Engineers Week, or EWeek, many AEDC engineers and other volunteers from Arnold Air Force Base assist with local science, technology, engineering and mathematics activities during EWeek, and throughout the entire month of
  • Contracting officer at Arnold Air Force Base receives 2019 AFTC Annual Award

    Christopher Fanning, contracting officer for the Test Range and Specialized Contracting Division at Arnold Air Force Base, received the 2019 Air Force Test Center Annual Award for Outstanding Civilian in Enterprise, Supervisor of the Year. Col. Jeffrey Geraghty, Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander at Arnold Air Force Base, announced
  • AEDC team members setting personal goals for the new year

    For some, the start of a new year means the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions and making plans for self-improvement.  AEDC team members were asked about their plans for 2020, and many have set goals for the year. “I do not follow New Year’s Resolutions, but I do believe in a daily motto: When you know better, do better, and always grow!” –