Air Force

June 7, 2013

New leader for Global Vigilance CTF

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Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner

Lt. Col. Matthew Domsalla (center) accepts the Global Vigilance Combined Test Force guidon from Col. Christopher Azzano (left), 412th Operations Group commander during a change of leadership ceremony May 31 in Hangar 1414. Domsalla assumed†the directorship†from Lt. Col. Landon Henderson (right) who moves on to the 412th Test Wing’s Safey Office.

The GVCTF oversees testing for all unmanned aerial vehicles and remotely piloted aircraft for the 412th Test Wing. The CTF is responsible for the developmental test and evaluation of those air vehicles in support of the United States and allied forces.

Domsalla will lead an organization of 500 military, civilian and contractor personnel responsible for the test and evaluation of unmanned aerial vehicles like the Global Hawk, MQ-9 Reaper and MQ-1 Predator. He will be responsible for a $43 million test budget and over $700 million in test assets.

Domsalla is a United States Air Force Test Pilot School graduate with a background†piloting A-10s and F-16s.




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