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Edwards test squadron completes Joint Strike Missile test program

A team of U.S. Air Force engineers, test pilots and Norwegian government and industry personnel recently completed a large phase of testing for the Joint Strike Missile.

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Sample return technology successfully tested on Xodiac rocket

Honeybee Robotics in Pasadena, Calif., flight tested its pneumatic sampler collection system, PlanetVac, on Masten Space Systems’ Xodiac rocket on May 24, launching from Mojave, Calif., and landing to collect a sample of more than 320 grams of top soil from the surface of the desert floor.

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NASA flies large UAV in public airspace without chase plane for first time

NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System without a safety chase aircraft June 12, 2018.

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New commander introduced at mission support group

Col. Jeffry Hollman took the reins of the 412th Mission Support Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., during an assumption of command ceremony held at Club Muroc June 4, 2018.

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KC-46 Pegasus returns to Edwards for flight tests

A KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft touched down at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 23, 2018, for flight tests.


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Volunteer groups raise funds helping exchange shoppers wrap gifts

Posted  October 23, 2015

Community groups can raise funds for their worthy causes while spreading some holiday cheer as the Edwards AFB Exchange is actively soliciting partners for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s annual community gift wrap program.  “To make the holidays a little easier, we partner with local groups to ensure gifts purchased at the Exchange…

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Salutes & Awards

Local air traffic controller recognized for innovative excellence

Posted  October 23, 2015

A Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller on Edwards was recently honored with the FAA's Southwestern Regional Office's Award for Innovation Excellence.

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Events

Family Fall Festival brings community together

Posted  October 23, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Lancaster Sheriff’s Department set up a mat for self-defense demonstrations at the Family Fall Festival Oct. 15.   In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Family Advocacy and 412th Test Wing Helping Agencies held its first annual Family Fall Festival Oct. 15 at Arnold Park. The festival had…

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Events

November Family Advocacy classes

Posted  October 23, 2015

Parenting Class:  This class will explore effective ways to discipline your child. We will address a variety of issues including sibling rivalry, how to deal with tantrums and lying. If you are the parent of a 2- to 12-year old, this class is for you! The class is held at the Child Development Center. These…

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Salutes & Awards

Airman Spotlight

Posted  October 23, 2015

Airman 1st Class Sarah Mehalic Aviation Resource Management apprentice 461st Flight Test Squadron (F-35 Integrated Test Force) Job description and its impact on the overall mission:   Aviation Resource Management Airmen coordinate flight operations resources, which include scheduling, standardization and evaluation, training, and aircrew flight records. They are gatekeepers who ensure aircrew are qualified, trained and medically cleared…

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