• Air Force conducts successful hypersonic weapon test

    A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress successfully released an AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon off the Southern California coast. The ARRW is designed to enable the U.S. to hold fixed, high-value, time-sensitive targets at risk in contested environments from stand-off distances.

  • Edwards AFB hosts 163d Attack Wing MQ-9

    In an unprecedented move towards General CQ Brown’s charge to “Accelerate Change or Lose,” the 163d Attack Wing executed their first ever MQ-9 Agile Combat Employment (ACE) to a Forward Operating Site (FOS), flying from March Air Reserve Base to Edwards Air Force Base.

  • Fighting Corrosion: One airplane wash at a time

    Have you ever wondered what it was like to wash aircraft on Edwards Air Force Base? Tech. Sgt. William Horne says F-16 maintenance crews wash the aircraft so no serious problems arise.

  • Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band rocks Edwards Air Force Base

    Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band performed a free concert at Wings Field on Edwards Air Force Base, California, March 11, to show their support for the military. The free concert was sponsored by the Gary Sinise Foundation and was open to all Edwards AFB Airmen, civilians and family members with

  • Edwards AFB helps kick off the Air Force Assistance Fund campaign

    Edwards AFB helps kick off the Air Force Assistance Fund campaign. The Air Force Assistance Fund is an annual effort to raise funds for the charities that provide support to our Air Force family in need (active duty, retirees, reservists, guard and our dependents, including surviving spouses). The

  • Better together: J-PRIMES/BAF collaborate to meet test demands

    The Air Force Test Center operates two anechoic chambers with overlapping missions, Joint Preflight Integration of Munitions and Electronic Systems (J-PRIMES) at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., and the Benefield Anechoic Facility located at Edwards AFB, Calif.Recent chamber collaboration for a test at

  • Better together: J-PRIMES/BAF collaborate to meet test demands

    The Air Force Test Center operates two anechoic chambers with overlapping missions, Joint Preflight Integration of Munitions and Electronic Systems (J-PRIMES) at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., and the Benefield Anechoic Facility located at Edwards AFB, Calif.Recent chamber collaboration for a test at

  • Edwards AFB Airman selected as AFMC’s Spark Tank finalist

    Air Force Materiel Command recently named its 2022 MAJCOM Spark Tank finalists during the command Senior Leader Conference, Oct. 8, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and one Airman from the 412th Test Wing at Edwards AFB is among the two finalists.

  • Former POW speaks at POW/MIA Remembrance dinner

    Former Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Ramirez recounted his time as a prisoner of war in 1999 during a POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony and dinner at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Sept. 10.

  • NF-16D VISTA becomes X-62A

    The NF-16D Variable In-flight Simulator Aircraft (VISTA) has been redesignated as the X-62A, effective June 14, 2021.

  • 812th CES Exercises sUAS Capabilities

    The 812th Civil Engineering Squadron’s quarterly exercise kicked-off June 4 in North Base at Edwards Air Force Base, California, with a goal to increase interoperability and to hone emergency response capabilities between the three flights of CES: Ordnance Disposal, Fire Department and Emergency

  • Space Test Class descends on Tehachapi

    Students from the United States Test Pilot School Space Test Fundamentals Course Class 21-2 gathered at Mountain Valley Airport’s glider school in Tehachapi, Calif., June 3, 2021, to strengthen their understanding of time-compressed data collection practices in unfamiliar environments.

  • B-1B Lancer Undergoes Electronic Warfare Testing in the BAF

    A B-1B Lancer was rolled into the Benefield Anechoic Facility (BAF) at Edwards Air Force Base, California, on May 20. The aircraft will undergo testing of a portion of the B-1B Defensive Software suite, Pre-processor Flight Software (PFS) 6.42.

  • 412th TW integrates with 2nd BW

    United States Air Force Test Pilot School students from the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, California, visited Barksdale to study the B-52H Stratofortress.The USAF TPS is where the Air Force's top pilots, navigators and engineers learn how to conduct flight tests and generate the data