AFMC Command News

  • 586th FLTS helps showcase data link improvement

    The 586th Flight Test Squadron was involved last year in the testing and showcasing of the new Heimdall enhanced capability for legacy tactical data links.The 586 FLTS is part of the 704th Test Group at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. The 704 TG is a unit of AEDC, headquartered at Arnold Air Force

  • 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

  • AEDC announces FARM II contract companies

    Facilities Acquisitions for Restoration and Modernization II, or FARM II, is a five-year, $300 million firm-fixed-price contract that provides for mechanical; electrical; instrumentation, data and control; and/or design-build projects. These projects include infrastructure sustainment, restoration

  • AFMC commander hosts virtual town hall from Arnold AFB

    Coronavirus safeguards, efforts to bolster diversity across the Air Force Materiel Command and telework were among the topics broached by AFMC Commander Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr. during a Jan. 27 virtual town hall broadcast from Arnold Air Force Base.The hour-long town hall, streamed via Microsoft

  • Innovative ideas sought for new AEDC Spark Tank program

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex personnel with innovative ideas – no matter how big or small – to improve AEDC are invited to share their suggestions. Doing so could lead to funding to progress their implementation. The new AEDC Spark Tank is underway and open to military, DOD civilians and

  • Arnold Innovation Center to inspire engineers to innovate

    Engineers at Arnold Air Force Base will soon have a place to play around with their innovative concepts.This figurative “playground,” referred to as the Innovation Center, is being established to offer engineers a venue to break away from the confines of their desks and cubicle walls to brainstorm,

  • 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

  • Under Secretary of the Air Force visits Arnold AFB

    Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones, looks at test samples as Savannah Langer, an engineer with the Space Test Branch, Test Division, Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), speaks about the Space Threat Assessment Testbed (STAT) in which they were tested at Arnold Air Force