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  • DT NAVFEST tests Air Force systems in GPS-denied environment

    Global Positioning System, or GPS, has become a commonplace technology in today’s world since it first became fully operational in the mid-1990s. Its role as a force-enhancer have also made it a viable target in a contested cyber-space domain. To help prepare for an event in which GPS is denied or degraded, the 412th Test Wing hosted its second Developmental Test Navigation Festival, at Edwards Air Force Base, California, in the Fall. DT NAVFEST 2019 allows engineers to gauge the effectiveness of various assets that rely on GPS when the system is down.
  • Team Edwards welcomes newest mission partner

    Detachment 1, 47th Cyberspace Test Squadron, 96th Cyberspace Test Group, 96th Test Wing, was officially activated during a ceremony at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Nov. 19. The detachment provides the Air Force Test Center with a secure avionics cyber test laboratory and fields cyber test capabilities to evaluate the Air Force’s premiere weapons systems.
  • Base engineers gather for technology symposium

    The 412th Test Wing hosted a technology symposium at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Nov. 15. The symposium is a way for personnel in the engineering field to further educate themselves on other aspects of their field from around the base.
  • Air Force Demonstrates Rocket Engine Preburner for Advanced Liquid Rocket Engines

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – The Air Force Research Laboratory has successfully tested a
  • Air Force Demonstrates Rocket Engine Preburner for Advanced Liquid Rocket Engines

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – The Air Force Research Laboratory has successfully tested a
  • AFMC successfully executes $66 billion portfolio in FY19

    The Air Force Materiel Command executed a more than $66.6 billion portfolio in Fiscal Year 2019, ensuring the delivery and sustainment of agile, cost-effective and war-winning capabilities to the warfighter. AFMC manages 34% of the Air Force overall budget, executing funds across six centers, multiple platforms and Air Force installations, with missions ranging from installation support and readiness to research and development, sustainment, technology acquisition and more, ensuring the service’s warfighting advantage across all mission domains.
  • AFMC hosts command chief orientation

    Air Force Materiel Command held its first AFMC Command Chief Orientation, Sep. 30-Oct. 1 to familiarize new wing and center command chiefs with the overall organizational mission and how their units fit into the bigger picture. The event provided the new enlisted leaders a greater understanding of the wide range of AFMC missions and offered a broader perspective on the issues that impact Airmen, setting them up for success as they lead the next-generation of Airmen in the organization.
  • AFTC vice commander bids farewell to Air Force

    After 28 years of service, Col. Angela Suplisson, the Air Force Test Center Vice Commander, retired following a ceremony at Edwards Air Force Base, California, July 12.
  • Green Propellant Infusion Mission to test AFRL-developed green propellant

    NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, along with co-investigators, including the Air Force Research Laboratory, Ball Aerospace, SpaceX, the Space and Missile Systems Center, and Aerojet, are scheduled to launch Ball’s Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) spacecraft, enabling the first ever on-orbit demonstration of the AFRL developed ASCENT (Advanced Spacecraft Energetic Non-toxic Propellant) green propellant on orbit.
  • Summer 2019 brings leadership change across AFMC

    Summer 2019 marks a number of key leadership changes for the Air Force Materiel Command.
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