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  • AFTC Small Business Office provides doorway for innovation, test possibilities

    While a lot of attention is garnered by large Defense contractors’ newest and greatest weapons systems, the Air Force Test Center’s Small Business Office provides a way for small businesses to showcase their innovative ideas amongst the giants of the industry. Additionally, with the current COVID-19 situation impacting businesses, supply lines and Americans’ daily lives, the AFTC Small Business Office is doing its part to ensure the test enterprise continues.
  • EPAWSS testing readies F-15 for future

    The F-15E Eagle fleet is currently undergoing critical electronic warfare testing at the Benefield Anechoic Facility (BAF) on Edwards Air Force Base, California. This F-15E is outfitted with the Eagle Passive/Active Warning and Survivability System (EPAWSS). The EPAWSS is an integrated digital avionics system designed to protect the F-15E Eagle against enemy air defense systems, said Jon Danner, F-15 Division Test Manager at Air Force Life Cycle Management Center.
  • 452nd FLTS work to keep Global Vigilance mission on track

    The 452nd Flight Test Squadron has worked through the challenges of teleworking and modified work schedules to keep their fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawks flying and meeting mission requirements.
  • Precision Impact Range Area enhances test capabilities

    Winding roads snake through the desert and the hot summer sun scorches down on sandy expansions of land at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Within these twisting roads and sandy spaces lies one of the Air Force’s most valuable test resources, the Precision Impact Range Area (PIRA).
  • Air Force’s Test Pilot School celebrates semi-sesquicentennial anniversary

    The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School celebrated its 75th anniversary with multiple events that culminated in a dinner event attended by current students and alumni at Edwards Air Force Base, Sept. 21.
  • Squadron gets new lab space to improve instrumental role in test mission

    Data collection is the number one goal in flight test. With that said, Edwards AFB squadrons cannot take just any plane out of the air and conduct flight test missions. They have to be specially instrumented to record and transmit data during test sorties. This means taking planes apart for equipment installation, or modifying them with sometimes
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