• Arnold AFB’s economic impact exceeds $864 million in FY21

    The economic impact of Arnold Air Force Base across the state of Tennessee was $864.3 million for the 2021 fiscal year.Arnold AFB impacted the local areas through payroll, secondary jobs created through local spending, and other expenditures for supplies, utilities, fuel and services and the

  • Vap assumes 804th Test Group command

    “Sir, I assume command.”With those four words, Col. Jason Vap took the reins of the 804th Test Group, Arnold Engineering Development Complex, during a Change of Command ceremony June 21 in the Aircraft Test Support Facility at Arnold Air Force Base.Col. Randel Gordon, who took command of the AEDC

  • Gordon takes AEDC command

    Col. Randel J. Gordon assumed command of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex as the 32nd commander during a Change of Command ceremony June 16 in the Aircraft Test Support Facility at Arnold Air Force Base.Maj. Gen. Evan Dertien, Air Force Test Center commander, presided over the ceremony

  • Former AEDC commander passes

    Former Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander retired Maj. Gen. Robert W. Chedister passed away May 2 at the age of 72.Chedister assumed command of AEDC in January 1997. He served in this capacity until July 1998 when he assumed duties as the Air Force program executive officer for airlift

  • AEDC Spark Tank awards funding to multiple proposals

    The ideas have been submitted, the pitches presented and the selections made.Now begins the implementation process for those across Arnold Engineering Development Complex recently awarded funding for their innovative ideas through the AEDC Spark Tank.After poring over the submitted suggestions on

  • Investment prepares AEDC to test next-gen engines

    As the Air Force develops engines for next-generation aircraft to fly faster and stay in the air longer, Arnold Engineering Development Complex, an Air Force Test Center organization, is preparing ground test facilities to prove their worthiness. The Next Generation Turbine Engine Test Capability

  • New F135 hardware undergoes accelerated mission testing at Arnold AFB

    The Pratt & Whitney F135 engine, which powers the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, is back at Sea Level Test Cell 3, or SL-3, at Arnold Air Force Base for another round of accelerated mission testing, or AMT, to validate new hardware.AMT provides a means to put engines through a full life cycle of

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