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Team tests ground equipment concept demonstrator here

Posted February 24, 2017 by Christopher Ball

A team working with the 412th Logistics Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed tests on an all-electric aircraft power supply unit here.

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Emerging Technologies CTF conducts its first test

Posted February 17, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

The newly-formed Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force completed its first test high above Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017.

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April’s Capstone marks end of two-year inspection cycle

Posted February 17, 2017 by Christopher Ball

MICT may sound like something you buy at a fast-food chain, and terms like TIGIRS, IGEMS and Capstone may lead some people to think of an action adventure video game or movie. The acronyms, in reality, are some of the tools used to evaluate wing-level effectiveness across the Air Force. They stand for Management Internal…

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Not so quiet on the set

Posted February 15, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Chief Master Sergeant Todd Simmons (left), 412th Test Wing command chief, uses social media to be sure his voice is heard far and wide Feb. 8 during a Facebook Live broadcast titled “From the Top” from the Higher Grounds internet café in the dormitory complex. Edwards top enlisted leader…

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Schaefer highlights accomplishments of 412th TW at commander’s call

Posted February 10, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, commander of the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., updated Team Edwards on test programs, highlighted recent accomplishments and thanked everyone on base for their hard work and dedication in accomplishing the mission at two commander’s calls held Feb. 1 in the base theater.

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Deputy L.A. mayor tours Edwards

Posted February 10, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Jeff Gorell, Los Angeles deputy mayor for Homeland Security and Public Safety, visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Jan. 31, 2017.

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419th offers inaugural CTF immersion tour

Posted February 10, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Team Edwards members have an up close view of a B-1B Lancer bomber during a 419th Flight Test Squadron immersion tour Feb. 6, 2017. The first Monday of the month is considered training day for most units at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and Feb. 6, 2017, was no…

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Dorm 2424 reopened after renovations, modern upgrades

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit A ribbon cutting was held Feb. 8, 2017, to signify the completion of Dormitory 2424 after extensive renovations and upgrades. The official ribbon cutting of the newly renovated Dormitory 2424 took place Feb. 8, 2017, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to signify the completion of its major renovation….

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JSF pilot ensemble designed to keep out CB agents

Posted February 6, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

After several tests over the past six months to contaminate and decontaminate an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter with simulated chemical and biological agents, the 461st Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has now moved forward to testing a suit ensemble designed to protect the pilot from those threats.

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Local law enforcement joins Edwards defenders for training

Posted February 3, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Law enforcement representatives from the region met up with 412th Security Forces Squadron members for Behavior Detection and Analysis training at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Two iterations of three-day classes occurred Jan. 18-20 and 23-25.

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